mind

Can Negative Thinking Lead to Dementia?

June 11, 2020

Persistently engaging in negative thinking patterns may raise the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, finds a new UCL-led study. In the study of people aged over 55, published [...]

Do Optimistic People Live Longer?

April 8, 2020

Individuals with higher levels of optimism are more likely to live longer compared to pessimistic people, reaching the age of 85 or older. This finding is a result of a 30 [...]

Does Optimism Lead to Living Longer?

August 28, 2019

Optimistic people are more likely to live until their 85th birthday and beyond, according to a study spanning decades. The trait was linked to living 11 to 15 percent longer, [...]

What Really Happens When You Fast?

August 16, 2019

In Silicon Valley, where optimizing physical and mental health is paramount to achieving professional success, some people will do anything to get ahead — [...]

Can Smiling Really Make You Happier?

April 17, 2019

Smiling really can make people feel happier, according to a new paper published in Psychological Bulletin. Coauthored by researchers at the University of Tennessee, [...]
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