neuroscience

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…

The Mental Health Care People Need May Depend on Whether They’re Left or Right-Handed

Historically speaking, human civilization has always very much been united in their, “Fuck you, freak!” attitude towards lefties. As Rose Eveleth points out in her…

The Science of ‘Bangovers’

Ah, Sunday morning. And lemme guess, you’ve got a massive “bangover.” If you don’t necessarily know the word, I’m sure you know the feeling. A…

Video Games Could Save Your Grandparents’ Brains

Retirement homes better stock up on video game consoles: A new study suggests that playing 3D-platform video games (like Super Mario 64) on a regular…