Though reading fiction is broadly understood to be something people do to escape from the “real world,” studies have shown that it can foster benevolent social behaviors — and there might be an evolutionary reason for this.
Dyslexia is a learning disorder that affects the parts of the brain that process language. In this animated short, see how reporter has learned to thrive with the condition.
A nightmare is the only type of dream that can actually wake you up — often in a cold sweat, or with a pounding heart. What causes them and what can you do?
Did you know that dementia isn’t actually a disease in and of itself? It’s actually a set of symptoms that can be caused by many different diseases. Here’s what to know and what you can do.
All life evolved under the sun — so it makes sense that the planet’s 24-hour light regime is deeply connected to human health. But how much does visible light affect our body’s functionality?
Scared of spiders? Fear of heights? New research is finding that Virtual Reality could help patients overcome these fears. It works by stimulating part of the brain and exposing patients to the fear in a safe setting.
If you’ve visited the grocery store in the past week, you’ve probably seen people flocking to the toilet paper aisle. Toilet paper is flying off the shelves as people prepare for the worst of Coronavirus (COVID-19). “Walmart looked like it was ransacked,” said Miranda Ossio-Marin, a student at the University of Nevada, Reno. “Traveling to […]