mental health

Why Our Obsession with Happy Endings Can Lead to Bad Decisions

Why Our Obsession with Happy Endings Can Lead to Bad Decisions

All’s well that ends well, wrote William Shakespeare in 1623. The words may still seem to ring true today, but turns out they don’t. We have just busted the old myth in a recent brain imaging experiment, published in the Journal of Neuroscience. Experiences that end well are not necessarily…

Even Mild Covid-19 Can Sometimes Cause Hallucinations and Other Brain Problems

Even Mild Covid-19 Can Sometimes Cause Hallucinations and Other Brain Problems

Doctors are starting to see the sort of serious brain problems that scientists had previously warned would become more common because of the covid-19 pandemic. A new study published Wednesday details patients who caught the coronavirus and went on to develop neurological complications, including cognitive impairment, trouble moving or walking,…