How To Make Your Brain Think Faster Under Stress

How to get your brain to run more efficiently under stress. Writing about your feelings can help your brain work more efficiently, new research finds. For people who are chronic worriers, this method can help free up a lot of…

The Simple Treatment That Beats Antidepressants

Two-thirds of people with major depression were no longer depressed after this treatment. A brisk walk three times a week can actually beat antidepressant medication in treating major depression, research finds. The results come from a study on three groups…

This Delicious Food Makes Your Brain Sluggish

The mental slowdown is even bigger when a person is hungry. Sugar causes people to perform worse on tests of memory and thinking skills, new research finds. Participants consuming either table sugar (glucose) or fruit sugars (fructose) were worse at…

How To Get a Narcissist to Feel Empathy

A simple technique to help narcissists develop more fellow-feeling. Narcissists aren’t much interested in other people’s suffering, or, for that matter, any of other people’s feelings. Erica Hepper, the author of a new study on the subject, explains that narcissists…