We've all said, at one time or another, that we were "scared to death" by something freak-out-worthy. But unless we were speaking from beyond the grave, we weren't being literal. Can we actually get dead from sheer fright?
Eating a high-fat meal after a stressful day led to calories burning more slowly, reports a new study. Continue reading →
If you've ever been nervous or stressed, you might have experienced a weird feeling in your stomach. Why do we feel so many emotions in our guts? Laci did some digging to figure out what connects our brains to our midsections.
Finals week is approaching and some of you might be stressed out. While exams are stressful, there are ways to make them more manageable. Join Laci as she covers five helpful tips to do better on finals.
A religious group contends that religious activity promotes social well-being, one of four components of brain health. Other research has suggested that religion shrinks the brain. Who's right?
Feeling anxious or nervous about something? Don't try to calm yourself down - get psyched! Annie tells you about a new study that suggests that excitement over fear-inducing activities can make you feel better.
Laughing is weird if you think about it -- a physical response to something we find funny, or even uncomfortable. Guest host Annie Gaus explains why we do it.
Close to one in five employees have missed work due to stress, and almost all have lied to their bosses about it.