Do Machiavellian men have a romantic advantage under certain weather conditions?
Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D.
There are evolutionary reasons young men join a war party despite the chances of death.
Mark van Vugt, Ph.D.
Builders barrel ahead, while discoverers saunter and life unravels for them.
Robert Taibbi, L.C.S.W.
Mental health is part of health and the earlier we invest, the bigger the return.
David Rettew, M.D.
Victims who become abusive do not need anger management; they need shame management.
Beverly Engel, L.M.F.T.
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The American Way
What does it mean to be a U.S. citizen? Understanding the American psyche.
The American Way
The big grin has become America’s default facial expression—but the irony is that all the smiling going on may be wrecking our emotional health.
Americans' Inner Puritans
The U.S. may still be a Puritan nation.
The American Nightmare
We have everything the American Dream prescribed. So why aren't we happy?
How Do Americans Perceive One Another?
How has American history and dualism affected how we see one another?
Of Brainiacs and Billionaires
The biggest brains will increasingly set the country's course and become top earners in the process.
The End of Religion? Been to America Lately?
Religion may be out, but America is being led around by Christians.
We Hold These Truths to be Self-Evident
A personal declaration of independence from my brain.
Bad King George! Why Leaders Hope We Trust Them
Independence Day, cookouts, beer swilling neighbors, and trust in our leaders.
American Racism: The Health Outcomes of a Racist Society
Institutional racism kills people, literally, but change is possible.
Resilience and…Giving of Yourself to Others
Often the path to resilience is to focus on giving to others
Financial status of highly-educated early-career women
The financial status and well-being of highly-educated women
Ideas, National Security, & America’s Psyche
Thoughts for the Fourth
Can Captain America Show Us How to Be More Cosmopolitan?
As Cap says, "To truly honor the country... you must honor the world."
What Kinds of People Start Businesses?
People with the personality profile to be entrepreneurs cluster in regions.
Every Day Is Independence Day, and Interdependence Day
One out of many: Balancing the seesaw of independence and intimacy
Why Did Superman Renounce His U.S. Citizenship?
Do superheroes owe allegiance to just one country?
Culture Shock: Spain Versus America
Are Americans and Spaniards psychologically different?
Oh, Say, Can You See?
A story of pride, compassion, and positive youth development.
Patriotism: Virtue or Sin?
Is patriotism good or bad? Or is it neither?
Does Politics Matter When It Comes to Loving Cats or Dogs?
Liberals and conservatives have different feelings toward cats and dogs.
Americans’ Cheating Hearts: Results from Decades of Research
Do you know what scientists do about infidelity?
4 Common Misconceptions About the Bill of Rights
Four essential points about the Bill of Rights that many Americans get wrong
Why We Overspend With Credit
Both emotional and cognitive forces stimulate overspending with credit.
What's Fair? Two Views of Government
American political parties reflect differing family system perspectives.
Example is the Only Way to Influence Others
Whether you intend to or not, you lead by example
Cult of Clean
We've become a nation of grime fighters, and there's growing evidence that we're sacrificing our safety and our sanity to sanitization.
The Best Cure For Fear? A Little More Trust
Five ways to come together after senseless acts of violence.
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Internet Trolls Are Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Sadists
by Jennifer Golbeck, Ph.D.
Why Women Are Rejecting “Perfect” Men
by Shawn T. Smith, Psy.D.
How to Tell a Sociopath from a Psychopath
by Scott A. Bonn, Ph.D.
Good Sex Without Intercourse
by Isadora Alman, MFT
Understanding the Bilingual Brain
by Francois Grosjean, Ph.D.
What We Get Wrong About Shame
by Jane Bolton, Psy.D., M.F.T., C.C.
The Theory of Self-Actualization
by Ann Olson, Psy.D.
Stop the Narcissist Relationship Cycle
The Power of No
by Judith Sills, Ph.D.
7 Reasons Why People Use Passive Aggressive Behavior
by Signe Whitson, L.S.W.
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