What Is Hindsight Bias?

The tumor that appeared on a second scan. The fourth-quarter comeback to win the game. The guy in human resources who was secretly accepting bribes. The situation may vary each […]

How Hierarchical Is Language Use?

It has been a basic assumption of language scientists for more than 50 years, that sentence structure is fundamentally hierarchical, made up of small parts in turn made of smaller […]

Meditating Older Adults Feel Less Lonely

Mindfulness meditation reduces loneliness in older adults, and may lower their risk of inflammatory diseases, a new Carnegie Mellon University study suggests. For older adults, loneliness is a major risk […]

What Is Dysthymia?

Dysthymia, sometimes also called neurotic depression, dysthymic disorder, or chronic depression, is a mood disorder consisting of the same cognitive and physical problems as in depression, with less severe but […]