Rita Rubin

An above view of workout equipment, water bottle and towel on a white background
Trying to improve your memory? Hitting the gym for some strength training workouts can help — and it may not take as much time as you think.
Several people holding their hands in the air
Researchers think that asking for help could signal vulnerability and increase trust. Additionally, most people love extending a hand to others.
Man and woman distracted by cell phones at a restaurant
When you hear that alert (or feel the vibration) on your phone, your brain goes off in a whole new direction — even if you don’t glance at your phone.
An overhead look of marijuana leaves
When researchers looked at the marijuana habits of a group of people ages 18 to 30, and then again 25 years later, one finding rose above the fog.
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