New research on standing points to a minimum daily goal

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The Nuance

Information overload from news consumption is linked to both psychological disturbances and groupthink

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Habits and other automatic behaviorseven healthy onesfail to train some critical cognitive muscles.

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The Nuance

Researchers are finally uncovering the exact ways that sugar disrupts the GI tract

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The Nuance

The Delta variant has thrown some of our risk-benefit calculations out of whack

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The Nuance

A new study contradicts some long-standing medical advice

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HRV has emerged as a key indicator of stressand maybe also impending illness

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A prominent U.K. psychologist believes we should change the way we talk about depression, anxiety, and other forms of psychological distress

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NDEs may be a byproduct of an important survival instinct

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Researchers may have identified a brain quirk that promotes pessimism

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Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. These days I live in Germany.

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