Want to help your baby learn language? New research indicates that singing and reading nursery rhymes to babies may be the most beneficial activity.
A new meta-study looked at the link between personality traits and dementia.
A new study has concluded that loneliness and aloneness not closely correlated and that most of us don’t feel lonely until we spend more than 75% of our time alone.
When education experts in Australia wanted to determine the best ways to improve students’ academic outcomes, they set out to analyze the transcripts from filmed classroom observations.
A new study has found that anger can motivate people to reach goals.
New research indicates that executive function matures by age 18.
New research on older people has found an association between social isolation and lower brain volume.
A team of top experts has determined that lack of independent play harms kids’ and teens’ mental health.
A new study including data from 57 countries has found that, on average, women have more empathy than men.
Living in greener areas has been linked to better mental health.
Regular mealtimes with others could be a simple solution to manage chronic stress.
Whether you’re a caregiver who heals and comforts, an artist striving to bring beauty to the canvas, or an activist who seeks to improve the world, finding a sense of purpose may help extend your life.
A new study published in the journal Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging indicates that corporal punishment may impact neural systems to produce those adverse effects.
A new study indicates that creativity to can be trained thanks to something called “emotional reappraisal.”
It’s always uplifting to see someone with dementia light up when they hear a favorite song from decades ago. Because the disorder impacts memory, thinking, communication, and decision-making, it’s helpful to know that music can often provide enough familiarity and enjoyment to trigger a positive memory for someone with Alzheimer’s. But a new study published in the August 25, 2022 issue of Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders has also found that incorporating music therapy as an intervention for people with Alzheimer’s improved their well-being and social engagement with their caregiver.
A professor of economics from the Otago Business School, Dr. Stephen Knowles, worked with a team of scientists to investigate how deadlines impact task completion…or not. The authors surmised that delayed deadlines give people permission to procrastinate.