Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany warns vaccine could take 'years'

Germany's health minister said developing a vaccine for the coronavirus could take "years", after Donald Trump predicted it could be achieved by the end of 2020.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Does aging make our brains less efficient?

We are an aging population. Demographic projections predict the largest population growth will be in the oldest age group—one study predicted a doubling of people age 65 and over between 2012 and 2050. Understanding aging ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The costs of mental effort

Every day, we are faced with countless decisions regarding cognitive control, or the process of inhibiting automatic or habitual responses in order to perform better at a task.