What happens to children and teenagers exposed to violence in their own neighborhoods.
June 26, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
New research finds acceptance of moment-to-moment thoughts and feelings can greatly reduce the impact of stress on your health.
June 12, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Marines who took an eight-week course in the basics of mindfulness recovered from stress faster following an intense training session that replicated battlefield conditions.
May 15, 2014 • 9:00 PM • Share
New research from Vienna finds a big gender gap in how we respond to stressful situations.
March 19, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
Your DNA is not a blueprint. Day by day, week by week, your genes are in a conversation with your surroundings. Your neighbors, your family, your feelings of loneliness: They don’t just get under your skin, they get into the control rooms of your cells. Inside the new social science of genetics.
September 3, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
One researcher, who recognized that avoiding stress at work was, for some, completely unrealistic, went looking for alternatives.
May 30, 2013 • 8:00 AM • Share
New research finds that, compared to past decades, fewer Americans call themselves very happy. But one subgroup is an exception.
January 7, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
New research finds major health benefits of meditation for African Americans with heart disease.
November 13, 2012 • 1:00 PM • Share
Should therapists be turning to football and jokes to reach a wider audience of men in need?
June 25, 2012 • 4:00 AM • Share
Plenty of followers swear by meditation to cure a long list of ails. But how does it work? Neuroscientist Clifford Saron, of the University of California, Davis, and a Who’s Who of peers, are spending millions to find out.
June 20, 2012 • 4:00 AM • Share
“The computer is electronic cocaine for many people,” says UCLA’s Peter Whybrow. “Our brains are wired for finding immediate reward.” Which is why we can’t stop.
June 19, 2012 • 4:00 AM • Share
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