Gut bacteria play a role in mood and emotion. Are probiotics the key to a better antidepressant?

The Atlantic


Here’s a title you can’t help but read, even though it’s in a highly technical scholarly journal: “A case of musical preference for Johnny Cash following deep brain stimulation of the nucleus accumbens.”

Washington Post

Some 30 minutes of meditation daily may improve symptoms of anxiety and depression, a new Johns Hopkins analysis of previously published research suggests.

Science Daily

What Witchcraft Is Facebook?

September 12, 2013

Mass psychogenic illness—historically known as “mass hysteria”—is making a comeback.

The Atlantic

The poor and powerless are at greater risk of early death.


It seems old habits really do die hard – whether they are good or bad.


When the public thinks about suicide, they tend to see it as something that typically affects adolescents and people in later life. But alarmingly, more middle-aged Americans are dying by suicide.