Benedict Carey

New York Times

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Reporter for the New York Times; author of How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens

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Your phone already knows a lot about you: what you eat, where you go, and who you hang out with. Now add: your mental wellbeing.

California health officials team up with Silicon Valley to create apps that track your mental health

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Pop quiz! What’s the best way to prep for a test?

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Can the Army accept training in how to handle emotions? Chief of Staff General George Casey says he's not sure, but classes are set to begin for 1500 sergeants.

Emotional Resiliency Training for Military

Can the Army accept training in how to handle emotions? Chief of Staff General George Casey says he's not sure, but classes are set to begin for 1500 sergeants.

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