Even small bouts of physical activity and exercise throughout the day can help to boost your mental well-being.
A new smartphone app, dubbed HippoCamera helps to significantly improve memory recall and could have applications for improving memory for those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. The app mimics the function of the hippocampus, constructing and maintaining memories. The app enhances biological memory encoding by boosting attention to daily events and consolidating them more distinctly.
Physically active, married females who are from financially stable backgrounds, are not obese, and do not suffer from insomnia are more likely to maintain good health and less likely to suffer cognitive, physical, or emotional problems as they age.
When it comes to musical tastes, people tend to favor songs with lyrics that correspond to their attachment style. This means most people tend to like songs that spell out what they are going through in a relationship, for better or worse.
The qualities people think they want in a romantic partner and what they actually like in a partner may be two different things, researchers report. The qualities we think we like depend on the social context we encounter these qualities in others.
Young people who consume "cheat meals", or meals that break a normal diet as a treat, are more likely to suffer from eating disorders, a new study reports.
Older adults who experienced physical abuse as children are significantly more likely to develop chronic pain and other chronic health issues. Additionally, they are also three times more likely to develop mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety.
Over 22% of adults who were chronically exposed to parental domestic violence as children developed major depressive disorder later in life. 1 in 6 adults who witnessed PDV developed anxiety disorders, and over 25% later developed substance use disorders.
Suppressing or blocking out physical sensations related to emotions such as sadness can hinder recovery from depression symptoms and may cause a relapse into depression.
A woman's first sexual experience impacts her sexual desire later in life, a new study reports. However, in men, the first sexual experience had little to no impact on sexual desire later in life.
Pandemic associated risk factors for anxiety differ between men and women, researchers say. Higher anxiety in males was associated with COVID misinformation, while women's anxiety was more commonly associated with concerns about employment. Overall, the prevalence for general anxiety disorder was significantly higher in women than in men.
Study explores how fetal exposure to alcohol can lead to developmental disorders and how the breast cancer-associated BRCA1 gene may play a role in preventing developmental disorders.