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Top Ten Parenting Tips

By Tim Carey Ph.D. on August 20, 2017 in In Control
Parenting is the greatest trip on earth. I wish you the ride of your life.

Male Risk of Autism: No One Expects the Spanish Inquisition!

Stigmatizing autism research as "sexist" for finding a gender difference in risk is not going to help us discover the truth about it.

Facing Your Depression

By David Ludden Ph.D. on August 20, 2017 in Talking Apes
Researchers are working on a new treatment for depression you can put on your mobile device—but a self-help version is already available.

On the Modern Self

By Clay Routledge Ph.D. on August 19, 2017 in More Than Mortal
Writer Will Storr discusses his new book: Selfie.

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To Heal Trauma, Work with the Body

When cognitive therapy is not enough to heal trauma, consider taking a body-based approach.

Creativity and Aging

By Roberta Satow Ph.D. on August 20, 2017 in Life After 50
Does creativity involve taking risks?

"How Come People Say They Love Animals and Kill Them?"

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on August 20, 2017 in Animal Emotions
In a discussion with kids about human-animal relationships some difficult topics were raised. Some focused on obvious conflicts, people saying one thing and doing something else.

How the Media Influences Us...Perhaps Without Our Awareness

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on August 20, 2017 in How To Do Life
A deep-dive into an example, the play, The Book of Mormon.

I'll Start Tomorrow

By Frances Kuffel on August 20, 2017 in What Fat Women Want
People lose weight for a million bad reasons, ones that won’t resonate back to them across the years.

Yoga Beyond an Exercise Class

Yoga affords significant physical and emotional benefits: is it possible that most participants may only see the tip of the iceberg from this powerful practice?

Mind the Gap

When those who fall outside of the dominant culture are judged because they fall outside of the dominant culture, are they given an equal opportunity?

Are Older People Wiser?

By Lawrence R Samuel Ph.D. on August 20, 2017 in Boomers 3.0
Memory worsens as we get older, but research also suggests that our strategy for the way that we process thoughts and information changes for the better.

Your Legacy After You Die: Will It Be Anger or Love?

By Robert Enright Ph.D. on August 20, 2017 in The Forgiving Life
When you die, you might leave al legacy of anger in the world that could be passed to your children. Or, you could leave a legacy of love that is passed on as a gift to others.
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Interpreting signs and symbols

Signs and symbols expressed by the patient’s unconscious in dreams may enable health care professionals to identify the pernicious onset of delirium.

Does Gut Microbiome Influence Mindset and Mental Toughness?

By Christopher Bergland on August 20, 2017 in The Athlete's Way
Harvard scientists have pinpointed specific gut microbiome linked to peak athletic performance. Someday soon, these findings could be used to benefit people from all walks of life.

DEPRESSION: WHAT ABOUT KETAMINE?

By Monica N. Starkman M.D. on August 20, 2017 in On Call
Depression: what about ketamine? For those considering being treated with it, here is recent information from clinical experts.

10 Ways to Protect Yourself in a Terrorist Attack

Preparing for the next terrorist attack involves not paranoia, but preparedness. Mindful, intentional steps to be proactive, not reactive can protect you and your loved ones.

52 Ways to Show I Love You: Responding to Silences

Identifying a silence's meaning and responding according to its underlying intent can be a powerful way to show love. Matching the response to the meaning reflects intimacy.

Thresholds for Racism

Some people have high thresholds for racism. But subtle racism is more widespread than blatant racism. An awareness of history can improve accuracy in detecting racism.

Meditation, Mindfulness, and Endurance Sports

By David Dillard-Wright Ph.D. on August 19, 2017 in Boundless
David talks with Meredith Atwood about meditation and endurance sports.

The Perfectionist Mistake about the Meaning of Life: Part 1

Some see life as meaningless because their obsession to achieve only the excellent blinds them to the great value of the good

How to Plan Your Career

Are you a Plotter, a Pantser, or somewhere in between? Your career plan needs to fit you.

Psychiatric Treatment as Religious Experience

Like all religions, psychiatry's aim is social control and the explanation of deviant and socially undesirable human behavior.

Is It Narcissism? Or Why Some People Can't Love

Wondering if someone is a narcissist? Here is the test of 8 traits that most all narcissists have.

What Your Earliest Food Memories Say About You

Memories of food associated with growing up influence you in ways you never realized. New research shows the role that food memory plays in adapting to adult life.

B.E.A.R.–Strategies for Restraint and Stability

Looking for strategies to help curb your anger arousal? Try practicing B.E.A.R.

Terry’s Tale

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on August 18, 2017 in How To Do Life
A career searcher’s saga

Emoticons in Work Emails Create Impression of Incompetence

By Gwendolyn Seidman Ph.D. on August 18, 2017 in Close Encounters
New research examines how using emoticons affects first impressions. Emoticons may be beneficial in some situations, but can make you look less competent in professional settings.

Can You Sue Someone Over a Broken Promise?

By Ruth Lee Johnson J.D. on August 18, 2017 in So Sue Me
Have you ever relied on someone's promise, only to be hurt when that promise was broken? Promissory estoppel is the little-known legal doctrine that holds people to their word.

Discussing the News With Your Children

In this rough week for our nation, many parents are left wondering how to talk to their children about what they are seeing in the news. Here are some tips.

Maybe We Should Build a Wall to Keep Our Talented People In

By Jeff DeGraff Ph.D. on August 18, 2017 in Innovation You
Diversity is an essential element of an innovation ecosystem because it brings a wide range of mindsets and talents into close proximity.

25 Simple Self-Care Tools for Weary Parents

By Erin Leyba LCSW, Ph.D. on August 18, 2017 in Joyful Parenting
Many parents are exhausted and overworked. These ideas offer ways to engage in self-care, renew your energy, tune into feelings, and strengthen relationships in 10 minutes or less.