Explainers

Neurologist Dr Randall Wright says our brain can react to binge watching television the same way as it does becoming addicted to drugs. By tapping into the brain's pleasure circuit, our brains can physically rewire to want more of the digital stimuli. But, by making sure it doesn’t interfere with our sleep and making it social, we can still enjoy online content.
Here's your guide to life before and after the coronavirus vaccine.
Exercise causes profound changes in brain structure and function and these changes can have really important effects, both in the short and the long term, on our mood and our mental abilities. In this episode cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Tom Bullock explains how exercise supercharges our decision making, the surprising possibility of why we get an exercise ‘high’ and how it can help restore the brain as we age.
Throughout history we have seen love shape our lives, our societies and our economies. It may be assumed that our hearts drive this emotion, but in reality it is our brains. In this episode of HuffPost’s original series on the inner workings of the mind, biological anthropologist Dr. Helen Fisher, explains what exactly is happening when the brain is in love.
There are fears the outgoing US president is undermining national security as Joe Biden's transition faces delay.
Biden and Johnson's relationship as world leaders isn't starting off from a clean slate.
Joe Biden has overtaken Donald Trump in Pennsylvania. If he wins there, he wins the presidency.
The Trump campaign team has launched a series of legal challenges.