Mind & body

How Many Emotions Do We Have?

Dacher Keltner, PhD, is a professor of psychology and director of the Berkeley Social...

Exercise Cuts Depression Risk

To reduce the risk of depression, exercise regularly. The latest evidence to support this...

Countering Negative Images of Aging

Older people are bombarded with negative stereotypes about aging. In TV shows, ads,...

Coping with Fear of Heights

Most people are wary of heights—a normal response to a potentially dangerous situation....


Stress

Emotional Support Animals: Real Need or Scam?

Whether it’s a passenger fearful of flying, someone coping poorly with a past traumatic...

Mood

Resources for Mental Health Information

If you are seeking help for emotional problems, potential sources of referrals for...

Sleep

5 Warning Signs of Sleep Apnea

By robbing you of restorative sleep, sleep apnea leads to daytime drowsiness (especially...

How to Choose the Best Pillow

Pillows often play a bigger role in sleep comfort than mattresses. People can sleep...

Sleep Apnea Is Worse for Women

Characterized by frequent stopping of breathing during sleep—often followed by choking...