Magic Tricks Revealed, By Teller: 7 Ways to Fool the Brain
How do magic tricks work? Teller, of Penn & Teller, pulls back the curtain on human perception.
4 Soothing Sounds to Beat Insomnia
Nothing gets me to sleep quite like rain on my window. So when skies are clear, I have to get
Protect Yourself from Alzheimer’s Disease
Worried about Alzheimer's disease? Here, four simple steps that may help stave off dementia and keep your memory strong.
99 Ways to Tell a Story
Aside from my job at Reader’s Digest, I’m taking a class in Narrative Theory and Screenwriting. One of the books
Memorable Pets for Alzheimer’s Patients
My beloved grandma Lil succumbed to ever-worsening dementia before she passed away from heart failure at age 90. Yet even
New Research: How to Look Younger
Whether you can fool others about your age depends on a surprising mix of factors.
Culture Digest: The Saddest Movie in the World?
Psychologists screened more than 250 of the saddest movies in front of 500 film buffs to find out which was...
The Introvert’s Power
They probably wouldn't like to hear it, but introverts are having a moment in the spotlight as new research shows...
Are You Normal or Nuts?
Our annual analysis of the quirks, tics, foibles, and zany habits that make us all too human.
10 Tips for Finding True Love and Happiness
In their new book Love for Grown-ups: The Garter Brides’ Guide to Marrying for Life When You’ve Already Got a
7 Tips for the Best Sleep Ever
Rock-a-bye baby You’ve done all the obvious stuff — cut out late-night caffeine, made sure your bedroom is dark and
How to Adjust to a New City You May Not Love
Millions of Americans move each year, but not always by choice. Here's how to make the most of your relocation...
Fake Happiness Can Bring You Down
Fake smiles aren’t merely unconvincing—they can damage your mental health, says a new study in the Academy of Management Journal.
ADHD at School: How Parents Can Work With Teachers
Tips from the National Institute of Mental Health for helping parents and teachers work together to ease the symptoms of...