Why It's So Hard to Resist Late-Night Eating

By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on February 23, 2017 in Think, Act, Be
If you've struggled to limit your eating after dinner, you're not alone. Find out why the drive to keep eating can be so strong—and ways to rein it in.

What NOT to Do When You Discover Your Partner Is Cheating

Here are 5 ways to NOT react when you discover your partner is cheating on you.
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To Sleep, Perhaps to Learn

By William R. Klemm Ph.D. on February 22, 2017 in Memory Medic
Odds are the kids in your life are not getting enough sleep. Scientists now know that sleep is needed for "smart forgetting."

The One Crucial Thing to Do When Your Partner Is Upset

By Guy Winch Ph.D. on February 22, 2017 in The Squeaky Wheel
How to stop an argument before it actually becomes one

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5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Social Media Clutter

The clocks will soon "spring forward" for many of us -- that means it's a great time to prepare for the loss of an hour by streamlining your electronic social networks.
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Can Addiction Start in the ER?

Is the opioid epidemic jump-started in the Emergency Room?

Funny Philosophers

By Scott G. Eberle Ph.D. on February 23, 2017 in Play in Mind
Can philosophers afford to be funny when asking the ultimate questions about life, the universe, and everything?

Can Punctuality Ruin Love?

By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D. on February 23, 2017 in In the Name of Love
There are good reasons for considering punctuality to be a virtue. Is it also a romantic virtue? There are reasons to think it is not.

George Newbern Is an Acting Animal

By Michael Friedman Ph.D. on February 23, 2017 in Brick by Brick
“He’s psychotic. He’s an assassin. He’s not a normal person.” This is how actor George Newbern describes his character “Charlie” on ABC’s Scandal.

Neglecting Mental Health in Cancer Treatment

Do your doctors check up on your mental health? This is why they should.
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10 Patterns of Addictive Behavior

By Shahram Heshmat Ph.D. on February 22, 2017 in Science of Choice
The following list identifies several important behavioral patterns associated with addiction.

Dolphins Who Hang with Mates Display a Positive Spin on Life

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on February 22, 2017 in Animal Emotions
Dolphins who swim together display positive emotions and seem to be more optimistic than those who don't. This cognitive bias lasts for around two months.

What Trump’s Actions Really Mean for Transgender Students

Five things to know and do in response to Trump's revocation of supportive resources for transgender youth.

Learning to Manage Emotions Boosts Children's Well-being

By Robert T Muller Ph.D. on February 22, 2017 in Talking About Trauma
Schools lay the groundwork for cognitive development, especially in academic areas. But what about emotional development?

Aging in America

By Lawrence R Samuel Ph.D. on February 22, 2017 in Boomers 3.0
People I don’t know are suddenly being unnecessarily nice to me, and, to be honest, I’m not too happy about it.

Exhausted After Work?

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 22, 2017 in How To Do Life
Don’t treat the symptom. Cure the disease.
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Redefine What It Means to Be a Man

By John Kim, LMFT on February 22, 2017 in The Angry Therapist
Here's to all the men who...

Are There Behavior Changes When Dogs Are Spayed or Neutered?

By Stanley Coren Ph.D., F.R.S.C. on February 22, 2017 in Canine Corner
Data shows that spaying or neutering dogs may not reduce behavior problems but actually tends to increase them.
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Go Or Don't Go: The Whys and Why Nots

By Sophia Dembling on February 22, 2017 in The Introvert's Corner
Staying home is not always the right choice, even for introverts. Here's how I weigh various situations to decide if I want to stay in or get out there.

Why You Should Stop Asking Google What to Do With Your Life

After two hours of relentless searching and surfing, I felt agitated, anxious, and paralyzed, entirely overwhelmed with possibilities but unable to move on anything.

Apologizing

By Roberta Satow Ph.D. on February 22, 2017 in Life After 50
Do you find it difficult to say you're sorry?

Managing Risk and Danger in 21st Century Careers

Are you living a new career but relying on old assumptions about risk-taking? You can do better!
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Stop Being a Short-Order Chef: 10 Lessons Kids Need to Learn

Unless you enjoy making multiple meals, it's time to switch strategies. Stop looking for the right food and start teaching the right lessons.

Creating and Collaborating Broadens Street Art's Reach

By Roni Beth Tower Ph.D., ABPP on February 22, 2017 in Life, Refracted
On Feb. 21, 2017 the New York Times noted the 69th floor of 4 World Trade Center had invited renowned street artists to express themselves inside and legally. Reach expands again.

What Works for Me May Not Work for You

When it comes to fitness goals, if you find a type of movement that feels both good and right to you, it’s much more likely to become a habit.

Greed is Good?

By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on February 22, 2017 in The Human Beast
Greed is good! Sharing is for Communists and losers! Do such maxims capture the essence of human social behavior?

4 Ways to Train Your Brain to Think Like a Champion

Your brain can be your best asset or your worst enemy. It's important to train it well.

8 Tips for Tackling Political Stress Now

By Andrea Bonior Ph.D. on February 22, 2017 in Friendship 2.0
Many people are feeling an unprecedented amount of stress in the current political climate. Want to stay active and informed without getting burned out? Here's where to start.

5 Reasons We Tolerate Bullying Leaders

We have all encountered them at work or seen them in the political arena: Leaders who are essentially bullies. Why do we give bullies such power over us?

Trivia Quiz: How Well Do You Know Psychology’s Pioneers?

When he delivered his now classic book to his publisher, which author apologized that it was a "loathsome, distended, tumefied, bloated, dropsical mass?"

The Question That Will Set You Up for Failure...Every Time

By Megan Dalla-Camina on February 21, 2017 in Real Women
Are you always trying to be the best possible version of yourself? Why that's setting you up for failure and what to do about it.

Is Donald Truly Delusional? Part 2

In many instances, we find ample evidence that the facts are not as Mr. Trump insists they are.