Neuroscience

Study finds hidden emotions in the sound of words

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, it's common to feel stress levels rise every time we hear the word "virus." But new Cornell-led research reveals that the sound of the word itself was likely to raise your blood pressure—even ...

Overweight & Obesity

High-fat diet consequences include mental fatigue, researchers say

Obesity has been shown to place physical stress on the body, but new research suggests that excess weight may also cause mental fatigue. The research, originally slated for presentation at the APS annual meeting at Experimental ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Seven tips to get your sleep cycle back on track during lockdown

You might have noticed your normal sleep pattern has changed. Some of us may be sleeping more, and some of us may be sleeping less. Life has changed dramatically for many of us, with our usual daily routine—including commutes, ...

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