The patterns that appear in nature not only inspire art, but have health benefits as well.
Teenagers who have already achieved success in the business world share their future goals and the best advice they’ve ever received.
In July of 2019, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a policy statement warning that racism has a negative impact on the overall health of children and adolescents. Click this link to learn more.
Halloween’s popularity grows year after year, perhaps in part because being scared can be good for us.
Ava Norman describes how she overcame her greatest fear by embracing it.
While Tim Bannon isn’t that into athletics, he won’t let anything—including his disability—get in the way of him doing exactly what he wants to do.
Self-esteem can greatly impact aspects of our lives, for better or worse. A positive self-esteem is critical to avoiding setbacks and building ourselves up. Gain insight into why this occurs and learn how to make a positive change.
While everyone experiences fears, some have a particularly hard time dealing with them. Skim the text to find out why, as well as ways to overcome those that are most interesting to you.
Read about how ancient Greek medicine inspired many modern practices.
Read about the importance of the social bonds we make and maintain as well as how these connections make us healthier and happier.
Learn about the deadly outbreak of Ebola in Africa, how it spreads quickly, and why it is so difficult to contain.
Cute aggression is the feeling of wanting to squeeze or pinch something we think is adorable.
Giving birth used to be one of the most dangerous things a woman could do, until medical advancements about a century ago improved outcomes. So why might the United States—and one state in particular— be sliding backward in this key statistic?
Are you nervous when you have to speak in front of your class? Check out some tips on how to conquer this common fear.
Cancer is not a disease that people catch—instead, it is the result of mutations, or changes at the cellular level. Find out how these tiny changes can make things go very wrong.
Would you have trouble parting with your favorite things? A hoarder is a person who collects items and can’t discard any of them. Often, the homes of hoarders are completely full, with only enough room left to walk from room to room. A new study using brain scans helps shed light on why people behave this way.
Read about a rare genetic condition which causes calcium deposits to build in the part of the brain which is responsible for the fear response, rendering it useless.
Watching movies doesn’t just affect our brains; it also affects our bodies. Find out how the effects of horror movies compare with those of other genres.
This article lists eight advantages, including benefits for your health and mental well-being, of spending time in nature.
How does living in a big city, where there are relatively few opportunities to interact with the natural world, affect a person’s health? What’s it like to grow up in a place where city lights obscure the stars? This article explains why it’s important for urban dwellers to connect with nature.