Neuroscience

The essence of who you are begins in the brain. Together with the spinal cord and miles of nerves, the central nervous system directs our every thought, sensation and action. Get connected and learn about amazing advances in neurosciences.

Her mission: Keep seniors fall-free

Injuries caused by slips and trips are almost epidemic among older adults, and they are 'absolutely not a natural part of aging.'

Time to wrangle your worries?

When reality paints a grim picture, try these 5 psych tricks to re-color your canvas.

A port in the storm

Folks around you getting amped up? A few helpful tactics might ease those tense exchanges. 

Feeling angsty about masks or social distancing?

A psychologist delves into our human reactions to COVID-19 health guidelines—and our (often faulty) assessment of risk levels.

How to help an ailing friend

Don't know what to say, or what to do? Experts suggest 6 ways we can assist an ill loved one.

Less stress, better brain health

Try these four Zen tricks from a neuropsychologist to keep your cognition on track.

9 ways to handle face mask conversations

A behavioral health expert shares her tips for communicating with those who disagree with wearing masks.

Patient Story

‘It was opened for my little guy’

Five years after becoming one of the first patients in a new small baby unit, a Michigan kiddo is thriving.

Patient Story

‘My brain still thinks it’s on a cruise ship’

Lonnie Martin, 48, loves cruises. But then a cruise left her feeling like she's forever on the high seas.

The psychology of sleep

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help patients shed bad habits and anxious thoughts that make for sleepless nights.

Patient Story

‘I love hearing my Rice Krispies’

Since receiving cochlear implants, Greg Green enjoys hearing the things he can't see.

10 things to know before lightning strikes

Here's your primer to keep it from happening to you.