Autism Explained: Simple New Theory Links Confusing Array of Symptoms

New theory may explain the complex set of symptoms seen in autism. People with autism often display a complex and confusing range of symptoms, including hypersensitivity to sound, problems interacting with others and repetitive behaviours. Scientist have long wondered what…

Depression: This Tiny Change to Diet Has Protective Effect

• Next article in this series: This Way of Socialising Cuts Depression Risk In Half • Previous article: Depression Caused By How People See The Future, New Study Finds This small change to your diet could be enough to reduce…

Memory: The Freakiest Ever Fact is Actually True

Simply remembering everything that happens to us is not the point of memory. Forgetting is the key to having a useful memory, a new psychology paper argues. Simply remembering everything that happens to us is not the point of memory.…

Toddler Tantrums: Help from Neuroscience

Charlie’s parents felt like they were walking on eggshells. A simple family party often set off the three year-old. The unfamiliar setting, the commotion, and relatives trying to hug and kiss the boy could easily send him into a kicking…

The Weirdest Way To Instantly Relieve Stress

Difficulties dealing with stress are linked to mental health problems. Smelling your partner’s clothes helps to reduce stress levels, new research finds. Women who smelled their partner’s t-shirt felt calmer afterwards. In comparison, those who smelled a stranger’s t-shirt experienced… read more

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