Bring acceptance to the table. Remember, you can’t control anyone’s behavior but your own.
Michael C. LaSala, Ph.D., LCSW
The positive impact of gratitude increases with specific evidence for why you feel grateful.
Erin Olivo, Ph.D.
In dolphins and chimps, the outward signs of friendship are unmistakable.
Seth Slater, M.F.A.
The field of insight is marked by myths and superstitions.
Gary Klein, Ph.D.
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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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5 Questions that Will Test Your Sense of Meaning in Life
by Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D.
Normal, Human Infant Sleep: Feeding Method and Development
by Darcia Narvaez, Ph.D.
The Real Reason Why Your Partner May Not Be Listening To You
by Jeffrey Bernstein, Ph.D.
Five Strategies To Help You Stop Overthinking
by Sophia Dembling
The 11 People We Love to Hate at Work
by Steve Albrecht, DBA
The Effective Use Of Silence
by Alex Lickerman, M.D.
5 Ways Blaming Hurts Relationships…
Let It Go!
by Judith Sills, Ph.D.
Regular Pot Use Changes the Brain
by Richard Taite
Two Halves of the Brain Make a Beautiful Whole
by Larry Culliford
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