In an increasingly work-focused society, many people are starting to experience the effects of overwork and burnout. Though a heavily work-centered culture has been largely ingrained in many countries around the world, there are some who are starting to pull back and seek out better alternatives for a more balanced and fulfilling life.
There aren’t many people who can resist the cute and earnest face of a loving dog or reaching out to...
Many humans know that our two opposable thumbs are one of the things that distinguish our species from many others...
Some people see working long hours as a badge of honor—proof of their hard work and dedication to their job. However, working long hours—by choice or necessity—is not a healthy lifestyle. A recent report by the World Health Organization and the International Labour Organization was published in the journal Environment International investigateing the extreme health risks of being regularly exposed to long working hours.
Have you ever found yourself in a meditative state, listening to the calming sounds of nature, only to have an...
Those who frequently suffer from headaches know how unbearable they can be.
Students are our future. Every year, the Regeneron Science Talent Search—a partnership between Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Society for Science—announces the finalists for the esteemed award given to high school seniors. Entrants in the prestigious contest must submit original and relevant scientific research in science or mathematics. Among the 2021 finalists who are tackling global problems is Dasia Taylor, a 17-year-old senior at Iowa City West High School in Iowa City, Iowa.
A review paper published in Neuroscience and Biobehavioural Reviews has analyzed thirty years' worth of brain studies to conclude that...
How do we commemorate those who have passed?
Have you ever woken up after sleeping in a new place and felt as if you hardly slept at all? This phenomenon is called the First-Night Effect (FNE), referring to the sub-par quality of human sleep during the first night in a new environment. Sleep researchers have been seeking the physiological root of FNE in humans.
Pass the cheese plate and pour a glass of red—it's time to protect our cognitive abilities.
Study Finds That Pets Have Significantly Improved Lives Since the Pandemic Disrupted Human Relationships
Pets' roles as human companions has never been more important than in 2020.