The Best Sleep Timing To Reduce Anxiety

Sleeping at the right time is linked to lower levels of anxiety. People who go to sleep later tend to experience more repetitive negative thinking, research finds. Those who go to bed later also get more overwhelmed with negative thoughts…

The gender similarities hypothesis

There is a popular notion that men and women are very different in their cognitive abilities. The evidence for this may be weaker than you expect. Janet Hyde advances what she calls the ‘gender similarities hypothesis‘, ‘which holds that males…

The Best Exercise Combination To Boost Brain Power

Resistance and aerobic exercise were tested alongside tai chi and yoga. Aerobic and resistance exercise together is the best combination for boosting brain power, new research finds. The results come from a review of 39 studies of people over 50-years-old…

The Type Of Food That Destroys Cognitive Function

Some foods have an negative effect on cognitive function and, potentially, eating habits. Diets high in saturated fats can slow brain function, new research finds. Saturated fats have a direct effect on the hypothalamus, an area of the brain which…

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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