Psychology & Psychiatry

How embracing stress helps young athletes develop a winning mindset

Sports psychology academics from Staffordshire University are helping young athletes learn how to perform under pressure. The researchers have found that teaching athletes simple cognitive behavioral techniques can change ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Cannabis use in pregnancy may raise infant health risks

A large study of more than 360,000 mothers and infants found increased risk of low birth weight and admission to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for babies whose mothers used cannabis during pregnancy.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How chronic stress drives the brain to crave comfort food

When you're stressed, a high-calorie snack may seem like a comforting go-to. But this combination has an unhealthy downside. According to Sydney scientists, stress combined with calorie-dense comfort food creates changes ...

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