What Are the Boundaries of the Mind?

By David Ludden Ph.D. on February 06, 2016 in Talking Apes
Cognition is about processing information to guide behavior, whether it takes place in your skull or the world around you.

A Humbling, Helpful Adage to Live By

By Gregg Henriques Ph.D. on February 06, 2016 in Theory of Knowledge
This blog offers a useful maxim for reflecting on one's beliefs.

Is It Ever Too Late to Exercise?

The more out of shape you are, the more pointless you may think it is to exercise. Research shows that anyone can exercise, and reap the benefits, regardless of age or fitness.

What Is the Trajectory Toward Divorce?

By Gwendolyn Seidman Ph.D. on February 05, 2016 in Close Encounters
There are many reasons why couples may divorce, but when are these marital problems most likely to arise? Research tests three compelling possibilities.

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Terror

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 07, 2016 in How To Do Life
A short-short story about a person with generalized anxiety disorder.

Study Says Grit Isn't Always a Good Thing

Although grit is usually associated with success, new research explains the potential downside of having too much tenacity.

Rethinking the Whole Burrito

By Yael Schonbrun Ph.D. on February 06, 2016 in Moderating
Could half a burrito bring you happiness?

How Parents Can Avoid Mood Matching

By Erin Leyba LCSW, Ph.D. on February 06, 2016 in Joyful Parenting
Here are a few ways to avoid “mood matching” when your little one is having a tough time.

Where Did My Time Go?!

By Goal Auzeen Saedi Ph.D. on February 06, 2016 in Millennial Media
Losing time and getting stressed? A remarkably simple formula looking at three basic factors can help make your days more efficient and joyous.

Does Your College Student Need Financial First Aid?

By Marcia Morris M.D. on February 06, 2016 in College Wellness
College student debt tops 1.2 trillion dollars.

Don't Stop Music Learning

By Kimberly Sena Moore Ph.D. on February 06, 2016 in Your Musical Self
I'm a big believer in the key role music and the arts have for a child. Which child might benefit the most? Perhaps it's the ones who struggle the most.

Robert Stolorow on Emotional Trauma and Psychoanalysis

the future of mental health interview series continues with Robert Stolorow on emotional trauma and psychoanalysis

Attention Residue and the Pandora Pomdoro

When you’re doing 8 or 9 things at once you’re a certain kind of powerful, but when you do just one thing for a focused period of time, you’re incredibly powerful.

How are you...really?

By Sheila Weinstein on February 06, 2016 in What Do I Do Now?
Do you really want to hear the answer when you ask someone how they are?

Thick as Thieves?

Loyal, trusting, and trustworthy friends are the ones whose eyes you should strive to see yourself. Friends can offer love and support to you when you cannot offer it to yourself
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Stop Having Kids?

Like Ebola and SARS, the Zika virus is causing great fear. Fear and anxiety rarely engender good policy.

The Un-MBA

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 06, 2016 in How To Do Life
What, in the real-world, it actually takes to start a successful business.

Blake Griffin's Mea Culpa

By Mark Goulston M.D., F.A.P.A. on February 05, 2016 in Just Listen
How Blake Griffin could earn back the trust of fans and supporters after being a bully

What Can We Do to Prepare Youths with Autism for Employment?

By Chantal Sicile-Kira on February 05, 2016 in The Autism Advocate
Preparing a child or student with autism for life as a productive adult? Planning ahead and teaching life skills needed for employment are two important steps.

The Stubborn Ones

By Dena Kouremetis on February 05, 2016 in The Unedited Offspring
Do you have a child whose first response is to push the outside of any envelope designed to contain her? Take heart. You just might have gotten lucky.

Are You Always Stressed–Out? New Blood Test May Explain Why

By Christopher Bergland on February 05, 2016 in The Athlete's Way
Neuroscientists recently pinpointed a genetic biomarker linked to people who are “stress sustainers” and at risk for PTSD. A simple blood test could lead to early interventions.

Whose Money Is It Anyway?

When it comes to discussing the topics of inheritance and finances, it's never too early to start this important conversation.

Women's Secrets—to the Female Brain

Are scientists figuring out the difference between the male and female brain?
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Parenting for Intelligence and Success

Welcoming obstacles as growth opportunities and helping kids own their learning, are two of 18 ways parents can help kids learn better and do better.

So Your Partner Is Controlling. Now What?

By Andrea Bonior Ph.D. on February 05, 2016 in Friendship 2.0
Here's how to figure out what to do when you discover your partner meets the criteria.
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Hugh Jackman: What Makes A Marriage Strong?

By Jane Greer Ph.D. on February 05, 2016 in Shrink Wrap
What are the four key ingredients in a successful marriage?

Sober Dating + Sober Sex = Less Drug and Alcohol Relapse

What should recovering alcoholics and former drug addicts keep in mind when pursuing romantic relationships?

Cancer Is My Teacher - Part 6: Surgery

By Lucy O'Donnell on February 05, 2016 in Cancer Is a Teacher
Cancer surgery may not always go as planned - be prepared for "tweaking" or "fine tuning" and many factors can influence this.

What James Bond Teaches Us About Life

By Steve Albrecht DBA on February 05, 2016 in The Act of Violence
What can we learn about toughness from James Bond? Use these five tools for more mental and physical stamina.

Alone Together and Going Downhill

By Scott G. Eberle Ph.D. on February 05, 2016 in Play in Mind
Skiers who tune in tune out of the social side of skiing; insulated and cocooned this way, they miss attunement itself—a vital communal component of play.

How to Meet and Confer With Your Child

By Marvin Knittel Ed.D. on February 05, 2016 in How to Help a Friend
When was the last time you embraced your adult child and told him or her they are loved? Do they know you respect them and hold them in high regard? Do you listen for feelings?

Once an Addict, Always an Addict

By Sam Louie MA, LMHC on February 05, 2016 in Minority Report
Do you agree with the phrase, "Once an addict, always an addict"? Why or why not? This view of addiction may seem pessimistic in terms of recovery & clarification is needed here.

Gayle Flanigan on Rose Hill Center

The future of mental health interview series continues with Gayle Flanigan on Rose Hill Center.

Will You Fall in Love ‘Online’ This Valentine’s Day?

By Martin Graff Ph.D. on February 05, 2016 in Love, Digitally
What has to happen for us to fall in love?
Do we like people more because we disclose to them?