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How best to talk to your science-denying relatives this Christmas

Trying to change someone’s mind is no easy task, but researchers have studied the various pitfalls when it comes to correcting scientific myths Getting people to believe you often takes more than just stating factsChon Kit Leong/Alamy Stock Photo By Michael Le Page FAMILY gatherings can bring up contentious topics we prefer to avoid, and… Read More »

How to Talk to a Loved One About Alcohol

Drinking alcohol is common. In the United States, for example, the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) reported that more than 86 percent of people 18 and older have drank alcohol at least once in their lifetime, and over 50 percent reported they drank some in the last month [1]. Many people… Read More »