Health

Does a smart fitness device or app help you lose weight?

The new year is here, and that means new year's resolutions are in full swing. For those trying to lose weight or become more active, a smart fitness device like an Apple Watch or a Fitbit may seem like an ideal purchase ...

Neuroscience

Getting lost—why older people might lose their way

Researchers at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Disease (DZNE) have found a possible explanation for the difficulty in spatial orientation sometimes experienced by elderly people. In the brains of older adults, they ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Events in the future seem closer than those in the past, study shows

We say that time flies, it marches on, it flows like a river—our descriptions of time are closely linked to our experiences of moving through space. Now, new research suggests that the illusions that influence how we perceive ...