Why Depression Isn’t Just a Chemical Imbalance

Why Depression Isn’t Just a Chemical Imbalance

[ ♪INTRO ] Chances are that you or someone you care about has experienced depression. It’s one of the most common mental health problems in the US. Around 16% of American adults will suffer from depression at some point in their life. Given how much we talk about and treat depression, it might seem like …

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The Psychology of Emojis

The Psychology of Emojis

You might use emojis all the time, or maybe you just tap a few out when you’re short on time.Or you might be like me and use a quick ‘wink’ emoji. But have you thought about why, and how, you really use them? Or even how they might be influencing your relationships? In a paper …

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Yes, Your Headache Is Worse Than All Other Aches and Pains, Here’s Why

Yes, Your Headache Is Worse Than All Other Aches and Pains, Here’s Why

If you have a stomach ache that’s no fun, but it’s just your stomach that hurts. If you stub your toe, that sucks but at least it’s just your toe! But, if your head hurts it is all-consuming. You just want to crawl under a blanket and stay there forever. Why is that? What is …

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The Psychopath Next Door :: James Fallon

Go to a party with fifty people in it, there’s a psychopath, a full-blown psychopath there. There’s probably five borderline psychopaths there. They’re not going to kill you, rape you, or maybe even take your money, but they’re going to manipulate the situation, make you look bad, or use you in some way. Something bad …

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How stress affects your brain – Madhumita Murgia

How stress affects your brain – Madhumita Murgia

Are you sleeping restlessly, feeling irritable or moody, forgetting little things, and feeling overwhelmed and isolated? Don’t worry. We’ve all been there. You’re probably just stressed out. Stress isn’t always a bad thing. It can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport, or have to …

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