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Jan 14, 2015 08:35 AM ET
Feeling on edge? A bit anxious? It could be you've somehow been separated from your smartphone. New research finds that just being away from your phone can cause anxiety and even cause you to perform worse on important tasks.
Jan 13, 2015 04:04 AM ET
A massive new study on jealousy looks at the reasons different groups of people experience the emotion as well as what triggers it.
Jan 7, 2015 12:00 PM ET
It may be harder to smile, muscle-wise, than it is to frown, but smiling (even fake-smiling!) can help you to find things funnier and make you happier. Trace turns his frown upside down to recount some studies that have reached this sunny conclusion.
Jan 7, 2015 05:16 AM ET
If you're careful about not being so bored that you lead yourself down dangerous paths, boredom can actually have fantastic mental benefits, spurring ideas and creativity as you're pushed by the dullness to do something.
Jan 6, 2015 12:15 PM ET
Wait, what? Hugs can help fend off bugs? New research suggests hugging could be a key front-line defense for our cold-, flu-, and winter-battered immune systems. Trace embraces the findings.
Jan 1, 2015 05:00 AM ET
You know the drill: You make your New Year's resolutions and THIS time you're actually going to stick to them! Flash forward one week, if you're lucky, and those resolutions have gone down the drain. Catie Wayne is here to help make that not happen!
Dec 27, 2014 03:00 AM ET
A new study looks at the kind of hard-charging workers who don't even know how to let the holiday season interrupt their efforts. If you pass up holiday pie for working late, you may be a workaholic. Julian explains why this is a bad thing.
Dec 22, 2014 11:37 AM ET
Science has trained its steely eyes on our gift-giving skills and finds them lacking. Even when we know people well, it seems we're still doing it wrong when it comes to buying them the right stuff.
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