neuroscience

Why Is It Harder to Change Our Bad Habits as We Get Older?

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but maybe old dogs don’t need to be taught anything. Maybe our worst habits will…

All Your Great Drunk Memories Might Actually Be the Booze Tricking Your Brain

You don’t need to drink very much, or even often, to see that alcohol gives with one hand and takes away with the other. Whatever…

Why Your Angry Voice Sounds So Different

Anger seems like a simple enough emotion: It’s a response to a threat of some kind, a survival skill that kicks up fight, flight or…

All That Stress Could Be Making You Depressed, Too

There’s a popular saying: Before you diagnose yourself with depression, you should check to make sure you’re not just surrounded by assholes. The funny thing…