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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…

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…

How to unlock your inner resilience

How to unlock your inner resilience

Dee Gray, Liverpool John Moores University We can all think of someone in our lives we view as being “resilient”. They are the people we know who impress us with…

Silence Really Is Golden: The Benefits of Silence

Silence Really Is Golden: The Benefits of Silence

Silence Really Is Golden: The Benefits of Silence By Pam Bauer How noisy is your life? How much space do you make for silence? Do you even have a quiet…

Why we are all moral hypocrites – and what we can do about it

Why we are all moral hypocrites – and what we can do about it

Jared Piazza, Lancaster University A few years ago, I discovered that a friend was cheating on their partner. This immediately blackened my perception of my friend. Then I remembered that…

Paralyzed with fear: why do we freeze when frightened?

Paralyzed with fear: why do we freeze when frightened?

Rachael Sharman, University of the Sunshine Coast Most people are probably familiar with the classic fight or flight response to a feared stimulus. If a snake were to fall from…

Social media can damage body image – here’s how to counteract it

Social media can damage body image – here’s how to counteract it

Susan J Paxton, La Trobe University and Siân McLean, La Trobe University Social media is a wonderful way to connect with others, share experiences and opinions and express ideas…

Is online therapy as good as talking face-to-face with a clinician?

Is online therapy as good as talking face-to-face with a clinician?

Jo Abbott, Swinburne University of Technology Smartphones, tablets and computers are increasingly expanding the availability of health services. This means we can access help anonymously at a time and place…

Ten myths about smoking that will not die

Ten myths about smoking that will not die

Simon Chapman, University of Sydney Across forty years I’ve come to recognise many factoid-driven myths about smoking that just won’t die. If I asked for a dollar…

It’s so hard going cold turkey when you’re addicted to power

It’s so hard going cold turkey when you’re addicted to power

Ian H Robertson, Trinity College Dublin Human beings should be immensely proud of what they have achieved in modern civilization. Millions of people live together in relative harmony, reasonable health…