Mindfulness meditation study shows changes in neural responses to pain and fear

Participating in an eight-week mindfulness meditation program appears to alter how the brain processes fear memories. In a study that will appear in the Nov. 1 issue of Biological Psychiatry, a team led by researchers at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) report that mindfulness meditation appears to help extinguish fearful associations. A common way to… Read More »

Lady Gaga Tweeted “What’s Fortnight?” and She’s Being Endlessly Dragged

Lady Gaga broke the internet thanks to tweeting “What’s Fortnight?” (FYI, it’s spelled “Fortnite.”) Fans are trolling Gaga on Twitter, but some people think she’s trolling and/or giving everyone a clue about her new music. So, the other day Lady Gaga hit up Twitter and posed the following innocent question: “What’s Fortnite?” Wait, sorry, she… Read More »