One of the surest routes to increasing personal happiness is to look out for someone else’s.
Juliana Breines, Ph.D.
Empathic statements allow salespeople to build rapport and overcome customers' obstacles.
Jack Schafer, Ph.D.
The reality is that 'cool careers' often aren’t cool enough to make people happy.
Marty Nemko, Ph.D.
Interactive screen time is overly stimulating to the nervous system, especially a developing one.
Victoria L. Dunckley, M.D.
We could all benefit from becoming a little more comfortable being uncomfortable.
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My Genes, My Self
How far does our genetic blueprint reach?
My Genes, My Self
To Know or Not To Know
Genetic screening can can be transformative, as well as toxic.
Fate and Free Will
Why do you have those genes, anyway?
All in the Family?
Settling the (maternalism) nature v. nurture debate.
Centenarians: It's All in the Genes
Variations in two genes are associated with longevity.
You Talkin' to Me? You Talkin' to ME?
This workout is the perfect storm.
Q&A with Novelist Dan Bardon
Author draws on struggles with addiction, recovery, and being a good man
Stress, Violence and Your Genes
Early childhood stress predisposes to more disease even sooner.
Women: Does Orgasm Give You a Hangover?
Research reveals lingering postcoital cycle in women.
Intelligence is not (just) Genetic
Social environments shape genetic influences on intelligence.
My Family Secret, By Ann Hite
A daughter deals with abandoning her bipolar mother.
Family’s Mental Health History Offers Surprising Benefits
Shame, guilt and anxiety diminish with information.
A Genetic Test to Select Your Child’s Sport
Genetic Testing: Snake oil or a boon for competitive parents?
Genetics as Rorschachs: Pondering Our Genes and Our Fate
Genetic information is often ambiguous. Our prior beliefs shape our views.
Why You Need to Know Your Family's Mental Health History
Ask the tough questions, for your health.
Musical Dynasties: It (Genetically) Runs in the Family
Genetics may account for musical predisposition and ability.
It's time for a new look at nature and nurture
Is your future really determined by your genes?
How our genes set us up for mental illness.
Is mental illness written in our genes?
Shyness: Biologically Based? A Mental Disorder? or A Personality Quirk?
When and how should shyness be treated?
Does Aging Level the Playing Field?
Where wallflowers and nerds meet queen bees and quarterbacks.
Don’t reduce everything to nature and nurture
Genes and environment don’t explain everything. We’re wired by experience.
A twin study primer
How we know what we know about heritability in humans
Stigma and the “Othering” of Autism
Should we hate autism, or accept it?
The Genetics of Chronic Widespread Pain
Mind control versus the human genome.
The Genetics of Pain Perception
Our chromosomes are crying right along with us.
The Tiger Mom in (Scientific) Perspective
Chua's arguments seem scientifically plausible. They aren't.
Want to know what "race" is or isn't? Don't ask the dictionary!
The dictionary should reflect science, not popular usage.
Personalized Medicine: Coming Soon to a Clinic Near You
Making medicine personal
The Upside of Learning Disabilities
The system is disabled, not the kids
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The Present and Future of Life Extension
by Marty Nemko, Ph.D.
5 Things You Can Do Right Now To Feel Happier
by Juliana Breines, Ph.D.
How and Where to Meet Women or Men
by Jeremy Nicholson, M.S.W., Ph.D.
How to Tell a Sociopath from a Psychopath
by Scott A. Bonn, Ph.D.
8 Questions to Help You Appreciate Your Relationship
by Alice Boyes, Ph.D.
The Best Tools for Building a Healthy Relationship Foundation
by Barton Goldsmith, Ph.D.
Dealing with Negative People
by Raj Raghunathan, Ph.D.
Five Ways Living Mindfully Can Help You Reach Your Goals
by Melanie Greenberg, Ph.D.
Secrets of Loving Cunnilingus
by Michael Castleman, M.A.
Tough Truths You Should Know About Addiction, Depression
by David Sack, M.D.
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