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Dreams of Glory
Daydreaming: How the best ideas emerge from the ether.
March 11, 2014 Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D. March 2014
The Beat (Up) Generation
Millennials create lots of annoyance on the job, but they're pioneers in a new world.
March 11, 2014 Abby Ellin March 2014
Know Thyself
Know yourself, know others
March 11, 2014 John D. Mayer Ph.D. March 2014
Go Forth In Anger
Anger may actually deter fist-first aggression
March 11, 2014 Joann Ellison Rodgers March 2014
Blogger Spotlight: Do You Have a Disorder Or Just a Trait?
Is psychiatric "illness" easily defined?
March 11, 2014 David Rettew M.D. January 2014
Between You and Me
Four new ideas help crack the mystery of how we relate.
January 3, 2014 Lauren F. Friedman January 2014
The Secret That Became My Life
The identity-warping nature of secrets and lies
January 1, 2014 Jane Isay January 2014
Love and Power
Only equally shared power creates happy relationships
January 1, 2014 Hara Estroff Marano January 2014
Meet The Super Taskers
The secret to being super productive
January 1, 2014 Kat McGowan January 2014
A Kingdom of Characters
Understanding the origins of animal personalities
January 1, 2014 Virginia Morell January 2014
Two-Minute Memoir: The Will Of The Weed
In the midst of a life-threatening illness, how do you hold on to who you are?
January 1, 2014 Jeanne Safer January 2014
News: Six-ish Degrees of Separation
Is the world getting smaller? Definitely—at least online
January 1, 2014 Jordan Davidson January 2014
News: When Being Bad Feels Good
Cheating can be fun—so why don't we do it more often
January 1, 2014 Laura Entis January 2014
Stats: Forty-Year-Old Virgins
What middle-aged virginity looks like
January 1, 2014 Kelly Holmes January 2014
Tip Sheet: What, Me Worry?
How to worry realistically
January 1, 2014 Jordan Davidson January 2014
Healthy Hints: The Butterfly Effect
Meditation may not be a cure-all, but it heals—or at least eases—many ills.
January 1, 2014 Emma Seppala Ph.D. January 2014
Chart: Generation Song
Why do millennials have a soft spot for ‘80s music? Blame their parents.
January 1, 2014 Matt Huston January 2014
Bookshelf: Positive Thinking
Help Yourself!
January 1, 2014 Matt Huston January 2014
Q & A: Jennifer Ouellette
What makes us who we are?
January 1, 2014 Lauren F. Friedman January 2014
Bookshelf: Your Own Worst Enemy
Anxiety disorder's impact spans the ages.
January 1, 2014 Matt Huston January 2014
Person of Interest: The Driving Furies of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Could mania have driven MLK to leadership?
January 1, 2014 Nassir Ghaemi M.D. January 2014
Unconventional Wisdom: No Physical Attraction
Advice on rekindling marital sex and break-ups.
January 1, 2014 Hara Estroff Marano January 2014
One Big Change: Five Signs of Covert Addiction
Behavioral changes are often the first clue to addiction
January 1, 2014 Adi Jaffe Ph.D. January 2014
Outside In: The Beauty Paradox
Attractive female leaders might not be sitting pretty.
January 1, 2014 Carlin Flora January 2014
Nature's Bounty: Rich Dirt, Poor Dirt
The dirt on the declining quality of soil
January 1, 2014 Daniel A. Marano January 2014
Quiz: Mind Space
It's never too late to learn.
January 1, 2014 Anca Ulea January 2014
The Power of No
How setting limits sets you free.
November 5, 2013 Judith Sills, Ph.D. November 2013
Do I Make You Uncomfortable?
Understanding "protective prejudice"
November 5, 2013 Rick Chillot November 2013
A Conception Conundrum
Can the trend towards open-identity donation address existential concerns?
November 5, 2013 Jennifer Bleyer November 2013
The Problem With Rich Kids
Affluent kids are more distressed than other youth
November 5, 2013 Suniya S. Luthar Ph.D. November 2013
The United States of Satisfaction
The state of happiness
November 5, 2013 Lauren F. Friedman November 2013
News: Tradition!
Rituals help strengthen relationships
November 5, 2013 Matt Huston November 2013
News: The Insatiable Shopper
Money may not be able to buy happiness
November 5, 2013 Agata Blaszczak-Boxe November 2013
News: Bye, Dear
A guilt-free commute for Mom
November 5, 2013 Lauren F. Friedman November 2013
Tip Sheet: How to Escape Misguided Decisions
A little foresight can help you avoid throwing good money after bad.
November 5, 2013 Adam Grant November 2013
Tip Sheet: (Don't) Get Used to It
How to hold on to that happy feeling.
November 5, 2013 Laura Entis November 2013
Crime: Hiding in Plain Sight
He doesn't look like a "bad guy"
November 5, 2013 Leonora Desar November 2013
Bookshelf: Q&A with Jesse Bering
The Perv author tackles taboos with a light touch.
November 5, 2013 Matt Huston November 2013
Bookshelf: May We Recommend...
Let yesterday's favorites point you toward something new.
November 5, 2013 PT Staff November 2013
Eccentric's Corner/Q+A: The Jigsaw Provocateur
The mind of puzzle maker
November 5, 2013 John Grossmann November 2013
What It’s Like: To Live In Space
Life aboard the International Space Station
November 5, 2013 Lauren F. Friedman November 2013
Notes from a reluctant caregiver
November 5, 2013 Ariel Gore
Unconventional Wisdom: Is It A Relationship Yet?
How much together time does it take to make a relationship?
November 5, 2013 Hara Estroff Marano November 2013
One Big Change: The Truth About Addictive Triggers
Know what sets off your addiction
November 5, 2013 Lance Dodes, M.D. November 2013
Mind Your Body: Buoyed By Design
The future of anti-depressants
November 5, 2013 Amy Maxmen November 2013
Nature's Bounty: Getting Your Goat
Goat meat and dairy are boons to the body.
November 5, 2013 Leonora Desar November 2013
Rant: Is Your Partner "Good Enough"?
Is your partner a perfect 10?
November 5, 2013 Aaron Ben Zeév Ph.D. November 2013
Final Analysis: The Neurotic's Guide to Relaxation
The facts on chilling out
November 5, 2013 Jason Good November 2013
When Virtue Becomes Vice
The nature of a virtue is that a vice is almost always hidden inside.
September 2, 2013 Mary Loftus September 2013
Kings and Queens of Chaos
Borderline personality sufferers try to relieve their inner turmoil.
September 2, 2013 Elizabeth Svoboda September 2013