Psychology

Open Offices are Working Against You
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Those trendy open-air offices are screwing with your ability to hear and process information properly.
Teasing Coworkers? You’re Probably Keeping Them up at Night
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Kids can be cruel, but so can adults. Put people of any age within the confines of an office or playground and someone becomes Piggy: Research suggests that anywhere from five to 20 percent of adults get bullied at work. One of the many ...
The Upside of Nightmares: Why Bad Dreams May Be Our Best Friend
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Could the nightmares that terrify us actually be the most beneficial part of our night's sleep?
Sleep May Help You Remember Things You Never Learned in the First Place
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Think back to college. It’s the night before a final exam and you’re not as prepared as you’d like. After a few hours of cramming, your study buddy quizzes you on some 100 years of intellectual history, or maybe a shit-load of formulas a...
Which Type of Drunk Are You?
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Researchers identified four
The Incredibly Strange Case of the Sleep-Talking Bus Driver and His Gaslighting Wife
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About three years ago, a 67-year-old bus driver walked into the sleep clinic at London’s King’s College Hospital. His wife said he'd been talking in his sleep for a year. By her account, he broke into chatter most nights, within 10 minut...
The Surprising Case for Virtual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
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Can you do Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in your PJs?
Here's the Best Music to Lull You to Sleep
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Is there one perfect song, or one type of music, that will put me to sleep? (Actually, yes.)
I Played Video Games for Two Weeks. Here's What Happened to My Dreams
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Do video game hopes, fears and victories seep into our dreams? One writer spent two weeks trying to figure it out.
Baclofen Nightmares, DMT Visions and the End of Addiction
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Baclofen has been used to treat muscle spasms for decades, and the drug’s side effects — vivid dreams and supernatural sleep hallucinations — were well known. But it wasn’t until one French doctor began treating alcoholism with Baclofen that these visions caught the attention of the world’s astral explorers.