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February 10, 2014

 

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The Smell Of Anxiety

According to new research, stress can profoundly affect the way our brains interpret olfactory signals.

September 13, 2013

 

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Asleep At The Saucer

What's really going on with alien abductions? "Asleep at the Saucer" on this Moment of Science.

March 26, 2013

 

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Why Do I Fear The Dentist?

I hate going to the dentist. In fact, I openly fear it. Yet I've never actually had a really bad or painful experience with a dentist.

January 29, 2013

 

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Is Therapy Over-The-Phone As Effective As In-Person Therapy?

Would you ever try talk therapy over the phone?

June 18, 2012

 

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What Is The Equation For A Happy, Healthy Teen?

Teenagers are often a difficult bunch. With all those hormones flooding their bodies, they can be moody, unpredictable, and prone to making dubious choices.

March 29, 2012

 

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The Connection Between Exercise And Sleep

I've heard that getting regular exercise can help. Is this true?

March 2, 2012

 

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Anxiety’s Rose-Colored Glasses

Recent research on human decision-making in high-pressure situations has yielded some surprising results.

November 2, 2011

 

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Depression And The City: Urban Dwellers Are Getting Mood Disorders

It is well known that city dwellers are more prone to experience anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders. Why?

October 19, 2010

 

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Pessimistic Pups: Why Your Dog May See The Dish As Half Empty

Dogs can be worried and pessimistic just like people, researchers report.

October 10, 2008

 

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No Need to Panic

Your heart is racing, your head spinning, your hands tingling. An overwhelming sense of despair and anguish hits you like a wave. What on earth is going on?

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