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Medical News Today: Technology has driven us into a cognition crisis. Is there anything we can do about it?

Adam Gazzaley, a scientist who’s spent his career researching the link between human nature and technology, has some advice on what we can do about our generation’s cognition crisis.
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Medical News Today: How to protect your brain from ‘fake news’

What is confirmation bias, and how does it make us susceptible to fake news? New research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology investigates.

Medical News Today: What is ‘Snapchat dysmorphia,’ and why is it concerning?

A new phenomenon draws the attention of surgeons and psychologists alike: people are seeking plastic surgery in order to look like their filtered selfies.

Medical News Today: Letter from the Editor: Making a difference

Managing Editor Honor Whiteman gives her rundown of what's been happening in the MNT editorial office this month — and it's not what you might expect.

Medical News Today: Mass hysteria: An epidemic of the mind?

Mass hysteria is a highly controversial phenomenon that has been documented since the Middle Ages. In this Spotlight, we investigate how it can manifest.

Medical News Today: How a cat parasite can change your personality

A new study finds a link between being infected with the parasite Toxoplasma gondii and displaying riskier, more entrepreneurial behavior.

Medical News Today: Likely to feel guilty? What does that say about you?

People who are prone to feeling guilty are likely to consider the wider impact of their actions more seriously. What implications does this have?

Medical News Today: Even minor distress puts you at risk of chronic disease

New research finds that you needn't experience high levels of distress for your risk of chronic diseases to increase; low distress levels are enough.

Medical News Today: OCD: Why living in a sunless region can increase symptoms

Obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms are influenced by where a person lives and how much access they have to sunlight. Researchers explain why this may be.

Medical News Today: How to regain pleasure in just about anything

Are you bored of eating, drinking, and doing the same old things? There might be an easy way to enhance your enjoyment, a new study argues.