Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindfulness can help tame everyday stress

(HealthDay)—Being in tune with the present moment—called mindfulness—can relieve stress and make you an actor rather than a reactor, a wellness expert says.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Nervous tummy: Why you might get the runs before a first date

So, you're going on a date and you're understandably a bit nervous. And then you feel it – a churning and cramping in your gut. Suddenly you're running to the toilet and wondering why your body reacts this way. How does ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

People pick gifts that will 'wow' rather than satisfy recipients

Gift givers tend to focus on the "big reveal," leading them to choose whichever gift is more likely to surprise and delight the recipient in the moment—even when other options are more likely to bring recipients the greatest ...

Neuroscience

Why do paper cuts hurt so much?

Consider, for a moment, the paper cut. It happens suddenly and entirely unexpectedly, usually just as you are finally getting somewhere on that task you had been putting off.

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