articles tagged: mental health
today’s politics is undermining mental health
# politics

today’s politics is undermining mental health

Unless we tackle the cultural and mental health issues fueling populist train wrecks across the West, any political victory against them will only be temporary.

yes, the pandemic is making you more irritable
# science

yes, the pandemic is making you more irritable

It’s not just you. We’re all nearing our wits’ end this year, and that’s going to make the pandemic and what comes after it worse.

what the coronavirus mass quarantine can teach us about space travel
# space

what the coronavirus mass quarantine can teach us about space travel

If we're going to explore space, we have to prepare for long periods of isolation and boredom. Can social distancing during this pandemic teach us how to deal with them?

how adolescent brains literally rewire themselves before early adulthood
# science

how adolescent brains literally rewire themselves before early adulthood

We know that teenagers think differently from adults because their brains aren't finished forming. But how does an adolescent brain transform into an adult one?

we know that green spaces mean healthy minds. now we need to act on that data.
# science

we know that green spaces mean healthy minds. now we need to act on that data.

A new Danish study confirms that being surrounded by greenery improves mental health. As more of us move into rapidly growing cities and aim to explore space, we need to plan for a greener future.

how to have a happy, (figuratively) toxin-free holiday season
# politics

how to have a happy, (figuratively) toxin-free holiday season

Thanksgiving marks the start of the winter holidays and the dread associated with having to deal with relatives and family friends you rather wouldn’t...

is there such a thing as sex addiction?
# sex

is there such a thing as sex addiction?

For years there's been a debate about whether sexual addiction should be included in the DSM V and we don't seem to be any closer to an answer.

of the special college snowflake and other mythical creatures of old people news
# politics

of the special college snowflake and other mythical creatures of old people news

The media and boomers are obsessed with millennial and college phenomena that are barely a blip on the radar in the grand scheme of things.

in defense of sadness…
# health

in defense of sadness…

Depression is a serious affliction, but we also need to prevent turning normal human emotions into pathologies.

the media takes on scientology, again
# oddities

the media takes on scientology, again

The wealthy, secretive UFO cult is back in the news and they're not taking it well.

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