Neuroscience

Thinking in acids and bases: pH in the brain

Although a number of techniques are able to track changes in pH in the brain, precise measurements have not previously been possible. Now, however, researchers in Japan have developed a novel method for examining brain pH ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

APA reaffirms psychologists' role in combating climate change

Psychologists have a key role to play in addressing climate change and treating the mental health effects that arise from changes to the planet's weather patterns, according to a resolution adopted by the American Psychological ...

Neuroscience

Sensory perception is not superficial brain work

If we cross a road with our smartphone in view, a car horn or engine noise will startle us. In everyday life we can easily combine information from different senses and shift our attention from one sensory input to another—for ...

Health

New Year's resolutions didn't stick? Try a Monday reset

(HealthDay)—You made your resolution—this year was finally going to be the year you lost weight. But then your neighbor stopped by with a plate of cookies, and well, your resolve didn't even last a day. Maybe next year?

Health

Tips to keep New Year's resolutions

(HealthDay)—Lose weight. Eat healthier. Quit smoking. These are all popular New Year's resolutions that are often only kept for a short time, if at all.

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