Daily Archives: October 14, 2016

Hug a tree – the evidence shows it really will make you feel better

Hug a tree – the evidence shows it really will make you feel better

Shelby Gull Laird, Charles Sturt University We know that trees have many benefits. In forests they provide habitat, wood, biodiversity and ecosystem services. In cities, they can mitigate the urban…

My smartphone, myself: digital separation anxiety in the postmodern world

My smartphone, myself: digital separation anxiety in the postmodern world

Abraham Martínez González, Instituto Michoacano de Ciencias de la Educación Has this ever happened to you: you accidentally leave your cell phone at home, and it feels…

Are we sleeping less than we used to? Here are the facts

Are we sleeping less than we used to? Here are the facts

John Groeger, University of Hull Many of us might respond to this question with a resounding yes. It is easy to think that we all got better rest in those…

Kratom Gets Reprieve From Drug Enforcement Administration

Kratom Gets Reprieve From Drug Enforcement Administration

By Lauren Silverman, KERA It’s been a wild ride for kratom lately. Since Aug. 31, when the Drug Enforcement Administration announced its intention to classify the plant as a…

Exercise, Even In Small Doses, Offers Tremendous Benefits For Senior Citizens

Exercise, Even In Small Doses, Offers Tremendous Benefits For Senior Citizens

By Judith Graham Retaining the ability to get up and about easily — to walk across a parking lot, climb a set of stairs, rise from a chair and maintain balance…