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India is suffering from a mental health epidemic, exacerbated by low levels of public spending in this area. Here's how impact finance can help close this gap.
Residents of London, Paris, Milan, Madrid and Berlin say COVID-19 has boosted concerns about overcrowding and air pollution, making them want to move out of the city.
Combining machine learning with a 96-year-old technology that measures electrical activity in the brain could help mental health professionals monitor depression.
Textual analysis of social media posts on popular site Reddit finds users’ anxiety and suicide-risk levels are rising, among other negative trends.
Touching is in decline - and not just thanks to social distancing. Here's why we need to reintegrate this fundamental aspect of being human into our lives.
Scientists added plants to 38 paved gardens in England. Residents reported feeling less stressed after three months. The study adds to growing evidence on the health benefits of urban gre...
Six in 10 adults across 27 countries are happy despite the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new Ipsos survey.
Health is a key factor for happiness.
As much of Europe returns to lockdown, author, podcaster and psychologist Adam Grant share his tips on coping - and even thriving - as the pandemic bites again.
A new survey shows that more people are prepared to embrace technology to improve their emotional well-being.
Lockdown can prevent us from experiencing psychological wellbeing in the usual ways. But strategies from exploring our purpose to learning about ourselves can help.
Scientists analyzed professional chess tournaments between 1890 and 2014. They found cognitive ability rises sharply until the early 20s and then plateaus.
Our thoughts and attention frequently drift away from what we are doing and what is happening in our immediate surroundings, which may be a subconscious coping mechanism.
Virtual interactions can stimulate the same body and brain responses to those from real-world interactions, write two psychologists.
COVID-19 is causing a dramatic rise in panic/anxiety attacks as people are increasingly worried about their physical and mental health.
Personality differences help explain why some thrive in the ‘always-on’ culture, and others struggle, according to The Myers-Briggs Company.