Stress might be useful for dodging sabre-toothed tigers, but it doesn't help so much with exams
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Ryan Giggs puzzled by poor Manchester United but Nemanja Vidic points to the absence of Sir Alex Ferguson
Friday 04 October 2013
Draw in Donetsk had flashes of steel, but player-coach warns against 'flabbiness'
Friday 27 September 2013
New study suggests that stress can make normally pleasant aromas rather more unpleasant
Thursday 05 September 2013
Study of high school students in California suggests that peer pressure is as effective online as it is in person
Sunday 01 September 2013
I had an existential crisis last week. I know I did, because my infinitely patient boyfriend pointed out that that was the problem.
Thursday 22 August 2013
The terrifying scale of coming out to the world is, I suspect, matched by the immense weight that has been lifted off her
Friday 02 August 2013
What is ‘gay’ about a bad pass, a missed penalty, a poor free kick? Why are players ‘gay’ if they don’t jump into every 50/50 tackle without a care for a career-ending injury?
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Three former directors at the technology group iSoft were yesterday cleared of defrauding the company’s investors.
Sunday 21 July 2013
Appeals bill soars over claims Atos ‘is getting more decisions wrong than ever before’
Saturday 08 June 2013
Having cultivated a devoted following and an aura of mystical reclusion, Boards of Canada went silent seven years ago.
Friday 24 May 2013
This is a show that soundtracks the power on a sausage-roll-making machine with the epic Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
Friday 17 May 2013
The fifth edition of the psychiatrists’ bible, DSM V, reignites the row over the massive growth in mental disorders
Why the object of exercise is not just a physical one: Regular exercise lowers depression risk by up to 30 per cent
Sunday 12 May 2013
Just 10 minutes’ brisk walking can improve your emotional state, according to a report being released by the Mental Health Foundation to mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week.
Thursday 09 May 2013
Based on true events, this sombre Belgian drama begins in a low key that swells sickeningly into tragedy. Murielle (Emilie Dequenne) and Mounir (Tahar Rahim) fall in love and marry, their domestic arrangements quietly controlled by the latter's adoptive father (Niels Arestrup), a well-off family doctor.
Monday 06 May 2013
London Zoo must immediately stop sending me emails inviting me to get up close and personal with eight-legged freaks. Otherwise known as spiders.
Thursday 02 May 2013
The BBC today moved to address a culture of bullying and fear within the organisation by issuing new anti-harassment guidelines to staff and removing “gagging clauses” from contracts.
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'