Psychology & Psychiatry

Diet decisions can make teens feel good about themselves

Key healthy food messages are giving Australian adolescents clear boundaries to set core beliefs and moral decisions about ethical eating choices and junk food risks—which even paves the way for raising their sense of self-worth, ...

Neuroscience

Using AI to map how the brain understands sentences

Have you ever wondered why you are able to hear a sentence and understand its meaning—given that the same words in a different order would have an entirely different meaning? New research involving neuroimaging and A.I., ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Lonely? These odd rituals can help, study finds

If you dunk a tea bag repeatedly into your mug or open a cream-filled cookie to lick the filling, you might find coping with pandemic isolation a bit easier than others.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The meaning of life: A psychologist's view

The search for meaning in life is a familiar challenge to many of us. Some materialist scientists and philosophers consider it a futile search. Prominent atheist Richard Dawkins, for example, claims that human beings are ...

Neuroscience

How minds make meaning

Meaning is central to language. But how do we combine the building blocks of thought and language to compose meaning? A special issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, edited by Andrea E. Martin from ...

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