More researchers are accepting the power of psychedelics with unprecedented potential to treat disease and psychological trauma, but most of all, to reorganize the brain and shift thought patterns. Measuring neuron activity has revealed that psychedelic drugs really do alter the state of the brain, creating a different kind of consciousness.
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Norbert Wilson who joined the Friedman School as a professor of food policy, has been investigating food waste, building on his past research on food choice, domestic hunger, food banking and the international trade of food products. What motivates people to spend good money on food they don’t intend to eat?
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High-doses of the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may boost the Omega-3 Index (O3I) more than EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), says a new study.
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Although adults can beat children at most cognitive tasks, new research shows that children’s limitations can sometimes be their strength.
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How people describe both positive and negative events in their lives influences their perception of their own life. When scientists began tracking the health of 268 Harvard sophomores in 1938 during the Great Depression, they hoped the longitudinal study would reveal clues to leading healthy and happy lives. They got more than they wanted.
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Those suffering from feeling unhappy and experiencing elevated depressive symptoms–respond to positive experiences with a marked reduction in their depressive mood according to a recent study in the Journal of Clinical Psychology.
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People with the high levels of vitamin C from their diets are known to have reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and early death. But did you know the wonder vitamin can effectively help you with the common cold?
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How often do you act impulsively without considering the consequences? What if you could learn how to be more patient?
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Inspired by an American fern, researchers have developed a groundbreaking prototype that could be the answer to the storage challenge still holding solar back as a total energy solution.
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Ever wonder what all your failed relationships have in common? The people we closely bond with share many similarities — both physically and personality-wise — a new UC Davis study has found.
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