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Do neurosurgeons face sexual harassment in their profession?

It's 2020, and as much as we wish it weren't so, sexual harassment is still with us. One need only look at social media or a steady stream of court cases: most recently, the #MeToo movement has cast a light on sexual harassment.

Neuroscience

How much do our genes restrict free will?

Many of us believe we are masters of own destiny, but new research is revealing the extent to which our behavior is influenced by our genes.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Examining the impact of major life events on wellbeing

Major life events, such as marriage, death of a loved one, or bankruptcy, all affect our wellbeing. Now, for the first time, researchers have compared the differing impact of these events on the happiness and life satisfaction ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Middle age may be much more stressful now than in the '90s

If life feels more stressful now than it did a few decades ago, you're not alone. Even before the novel coronavirus started sweeping the globe, a new study found that life may be more stressful now than it was in the 1990s.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why life can get better as we age

People say life gets better with age. Now research suggests this may be because older people have the wisdom and time to use mindfulness as a means to improve wellbeing.

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