And now … it’s time to get your mental corn popping.
Sharon Cohen for the Associated Press: why are native American women vanishing?
Thee lesser-known symptoms of depression. SciShow Psych
Zarria Gorvett exposes the strange truth about the pill. I was on various birth control pills for maybe five years combined, and this disconcerts me. BBC
Frank Martela recommends that you exercise, eat well, and help other because altruism has a surprisingly strong impact on your health. It’s what my sign-off is all about (be well, be kind, and stay strong). Scientific American
Bret Stetka reports how the infectious theory of Alzheimer’s Disease draws fresh interest. NPR
Lucy V. Justice, Martin Conway, and Shazia Akhtar: your earliest childhood memory is probably fake. Quartz
Simon Parkin asks, is there finally a cure for insomnia? The Guardian
The oldest planet ever discovered. SciShow Space
Katherine Lackey explores why Yellowstone’s ecosystem hasn’t been restored by the return of its wolves. USA Today
The Verge: we met the world’s first domesticated foxes.
And that was Thoughty Thursday.
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