Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks about how her mind works -- sharing her ability to "think in pictures," which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss.
What time you go to bed, and how long you sleep at a time, might actually make a difference in how much you worry.
A comparison of two different fitness routines shows that both can have an anti-aging effect on the brain in seniors -- but only dancing gives rise to a measurable difference in behavior.
Mothers who experience significant prenatal stress may have to deal with a lot more stress in years to come, as they might unintentionally be increasing their child's future risk for behavioral issues.
With so many different things on our plates, it's no wonder that more people are reporting feeling overwhelmed. But if you're not careful, that can quickly turn into burnout.
A study shows that when parents are partners in therapy with their autistic children, they experience improvements in their own depression and emotional regulation.
What happens at a party doesn't just stay at the party. In fact, heavy alcohol use or binge drinking during adolescence can actually alter brain structures and function.
Self-worth needs to go beyond appearance fin order to nurture a positive body image. Here are five keys.
Want to ace that test tomorrow? Here's a tip: Put down the coffee and get some sleep. Your memory will thank you.
A goal of bipolar treatment should not just be symptom reduction, but helping the person to make the most of their gifts and abilities.
Something as simple as a regular after-school exercise program has been found to enhance cognition in 7, 8 and 9-year-olds.
Savoring a beautiful sunset and the positive emotions associated with it can contribute to improved well-being, according to research.
Why do we binge-watch TV, and is it harmless? A study found that the more lonely and depressed you are, the more likely you are to binge-watch.
Is your inbox burning you out? Research suggests that easing up on email checking can help reduce stress.
Americans leave about 429 million vacation days unused every year. Here's why you need take a real vacation - for your health and well-being.
New brain scan software found 16 key functional connections that allowed it to tell, with high accuracy, who had been diagnosed with autism and who had not.
When one parent is always the bad cop, the other parent may try to compensate by being the good cop. But the damage may already be done.
Many preschool kids with autism still have major difficulties by the time they reach school age, despite having received early intervention services.
Researchers have shown for the first time that some kids with bipolar parents score higher on a creativity index than healthy children.
From fast food to high-speed internet and short-lived Snapchats, people pack more into their day than ever before. Here are some tips for slowing down.
There are countless ways of meditating, but the benefits remain basically the same: more peace, less stress, better concentration.
Many people have found the benefits of yoga for bipolar disorder, some saying that yoga had been 'significantly life-changing.'
Your stress reaction and perception is actually more important to your health than how frequently you encounter stress.
An expert says that diets usually fail because people don't address their emotions about food, making weight loss incredibly challenging.