Out-of-office pursuits can boost areas such as problem solving, helping others, study finds
Rhythmic drum patterns with a balance of rhythmic predictability and complexity may influence our desire to dance and enjoy the music, according to a study.
How do you 'harvest happiness'? Stanford research explores the concept of maximizing happiness, and finds that pursuing concrete "giving" goals rather than abstract ones leads to greater satisfaction.
Alarming increases in blacks, hispanics and the elderly - obesity partly to blame.
Restaurants that now provide "low-calorie" labels on their menus can inadvertently cause people to eliminate healthy foods right off the bat.
People perceive foods that are either hard or have a rough texture to have fewer calories.
Young adults who used marijuana only recreationally showed significant abnormalities in two key brain regions that are important in emotion and motivation, scientists report.
A diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea may raise the risk of osteoporosis, particularly among women or older individuals.
Antibiotics improve growth in children at risk of undernourishment in low and middle income countries, finds a study published on bmj.com.
15-month-old babies value a person’s fairness – whether or not an experimenter equally distributes toys – unless babies see that the experimenter unevenly distributed toys in a way that benefits a person of the same race as the infant.