anxiety

When the Drugs Hit

LSD and DMT Caused the Brain to Form New Connections in Flies and Rats

The effects of psychedelic drugs on neurite density is a promising sign that they may be useful in treating depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.12.18
Double Takes

Do We All See the Woman Holding an iPhone in This 1856 Statue?

For a good century and a half, "The Indian Girl" solely depicted a Native American woman holding a crucifix. At some point, that changed.
Brian Anderson
1.18.18
On Edge

This Artist Is Using Drone Music to Help People With Anxiety and Depression

Kristel Jax's drone therapy combines personal stories about mental health and drone music.
Katie Jensen
12.8.17
On Edge

Video: Comparing Weed and Xanax for Anxiety Relief

We talked to Weediquette's Krishna Andavolu about two popular anxiety drugs.
Ankita Rao
12.6.17
On Edge

This Scientist Is Using VR to Understand Why Skyscrapers Stress People Out

I put on a VR helmet and joined in the study.
James Jackson
12.6.17
On Edge

Volunteering Is the Best Kept Secret for Mental Health

I noticed how much volunteering was helping with my anxiety and stress, and there’s science to back it up.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.5.17
On Edge

The Emotional Burden of Being Hacked

Hacking victims experience anxiety, stress and depression, and get very little support.
Nicole Kobie
12.4.17
drug research

The Psychologist Leading a Psychedelic Research Revolution

James Fadiman is legitimizing research into psychedelic microdosing.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.29.17
Outer Limits

Following a Google Map to Nowhere Is Easy. Getting Out Is Hard

The connected map, the GPS dot, is a different sense of safety than the static map.
Michael Byrne
11.1.17
Outer Limits

I Broke My Phone Biking 180 Miles Alone in Europe

Without being able to reliably use GPS, I felt lost.
Lisa Cumming
10.23.17
wish list

This Personal Space Robot Protects You From Talking to Real Live People

And appears to turn them into anime.
Jordan Pearson
10.3.17
eternal sunshine of the spotless mind

Scientists Can Erase Specific Memories From a Snail’s Brain

Like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, but for snails.
Lisa Cumming
6.22.17