Do you know someone who brings their own hot chilli sauce to restaurants and friends’ houses? Are you that person? What makes that burning taste sensation hurt so good?
A growing body of research points to the body’s natural cannabinoid system as the primary driver behind the runner’s high – and the mental health boost and stress relief following exercise.
Mounting research shows that going for a swim can preserve memories, reduce mood disorders and increase mental acuity in all age groups.
Touch is the first sense to develop in the womb.
A person dies of opioid overdose once every 13 minutes in the US. A researcher proposes a way using existing technology to remove the opioid target in people to prevent overdoses.
Why do some people love roller coasters while others hate them?
As the documentary about ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ hits theaters, it’s worth noting that Rogers’ emphasis on kindness and love is proving to be very important to good health.
From opioids to endocannabinoids, an exercise scholar digs into the science to explain the mental health benefits of a regular workout.
Twitter recently blew up with posts wondering about the feline fascination with taped squares on the ground. An animal behavior expert explains it’s not magic that draws Fluffy to the #CatSquare.
The festive season is an intense time of year. Neuroscience can shed some light on what it does to our brains.
Cuddle cafés offer embraces for a fee, but why do we value hugs so much?
Pain during labour and birth is a complex combination of physical and psychological factors.