Have you ever found yourself in a position where change was inevitable? You may have felt annoyed, frustrated, or even scared about how that part of your life was going to change. And maybe you felt trapped. The change was going to happen whether you liked it or not. If you rebelled against the change… Read more

You may be more willing to turn against your peer group’s emotions when you believe the group should, but does not, feel the same emotions you do, a new study found. The research touches on the challenge of speaking up or acting against injustice. This process can explain social dynamics like nonconformity while also illuminating… Read more

Do you feel like your life could be happier? A better tomorrow could start with something as simple as your attitude. Our perspectives have a huge effect on our overall level of happiness. They can affect our success as well. “The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the… Read more

New research from Harvard’s Psychology Department is challenging long-held ideas of how our minds age. It paints a richer picture of different cognitive skills peaking across a lifetime, with at least one, vocabulary, peaking at a time when many are considering retirement. Results from tens of thousands of volunteers who participated in a series of… Read more

Naloxone can reverse an otherwise fatal heroin overdose within minutes. Carrie Arnold meets the doctors who put this remarkable drug in the hands of the police, families and addicts—and saved thousands of lives.Alexander Walley was a twentysomething medical student when he witnessed the power of naloxone. It was the midnight shift at the Emergency Department at… Read more