neuroscience

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…

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…