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A new study sheds light on how COVID-19 has impacted sleep and mental health. Researchers found 32.9% of people reported a decrease in sleep and 29.8% said they slept more during the lockdown. Changes in sleep patterns correlated with self-reported mental health difficulties during this time, which mostly led to sleep loss.
Inexpensive, commercial video games may help those suffering from anxiety and depression to combat their symptoms. Researchers found that, in addition to conventional games, virtual reality games could help people overcome mental health problems.
Study reveals few differences in life satisfaction and limited differences in personality traits between those who are child-free and those who are parents.
Earworms, those songs that get stuck in your head, may help strengthen memories of music and life events, a new study reports.
Neuroinflammation may be a key player in the pathological brain changes produced as a result of chronic opioid use. Microglia is likely responsible for the majority of the changes.
Following a potentially life-threatening event, people often report seeing their "lives flashing before their eyes", where a multitude of memories from life events are recalled almost instantaneously. Researchers present theories on why this phenomenon may occur.
Researchers explore why some people will ignore their personal beliefs and go along with the more extreme beliefs of a crowd. They report acting against personal beliefs and adopting a fused identity becomes an attractive solution, especially if the reward is great.