Health & Psychology

What alcohol really does to your brain and body

What alcohol really does to your brain and body

There is no recreational drug more widely celebrated than alcohol. And many people enjoy it—it helps us become happier, less wound up, friendlier, and before long we’re drinking another and another. Alcohol does this by performing a number of things inside of your...

Brain Scans Show The Real Impact Love Has On A Child’s Brain

You comfort them over a skinned knee in the playground, and coax them to sleep with a soothing lullaby. But being a nurturing mother is not just about emotional care – it pays dividends by determining the size of your child’s brain, scientists say. Both of these...

10 Science Based Health Benefits of Hugging

There are two types of people: huggers and non-huggers. Some people just don't enjoy hugging. These are the people who feel a little uncomfortable when you try to hug them. Other people love it when you hug them and will show their appreciation, happiness or...

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