Imagination: It’s Not Just in Your Head
New scientific findings show imagination is a neurological reality that can impact our wellbeing. Can this help the one in three Americans who deal with anxiety and phobias?
Decision Making Is Less About Logic Than We Might Like to Believe
Emotions and context are major factors in decision making.
Teen Mental Health: Lessons from Peers Give Hope
Stress and insecurity are practically synonymous with the teen experience. But researchers are uncovering supportive ways to build resilience and coping skills in adolescents.
What Makes a Habit a Habit?
The formation of habits offers a glimpse into the amazing power of our brains to adapt and change.
Mindset Matters: Mistakes Can Be Great, Depending on How We View Them
When it comes to mistakes our brains are pretty clever. Learn how our brains know we made a mistake, and how our mindset affects what happens next.
The Incredible Potential of the Human Brain
Quantum physicists are studying the immense computing power of the human brain. The main takeaway? Feel free to spend less time worrying about being replaced by artificial intelligence, and more time focusing on what humans do best, like creating new things and ideas.
How Plain Language Inspires Meaningful Behavior Change
Nearly 36% of adults in the U.S. have low health literacy, with disproportionate rates found among many individuals who most benefit from public health information. Plain language public health communications put people first, enabling individuals to receive, process, understand, and use information to make informed decisions.
How Imagery Affects Social Media Engagement
A picture is actually worth a lot more than 1,000 words. Using the right image can determine whether someone clicks on a social media post, keeps reading, or takes a meaningful action.