Will Trump’s Immigration Policies Create Child Terrorists?

By Jack Turban on April 25, 2017 in Political Minds
Research suggests that policies and rhetoric targeting Muslim majority nations may backfire by creating child terrorists.

How to Decide Whether to Use a Donor During Infertility

If you had planned to create a family with biological children, but are unable to do so, opening up to other approaches can require a lot of mental and emotional work.

How Education Research Can Track Intrapersonal Changes

By APA Division 15 on April 25, 2017 in PsychEd
Education research should focus on situations and processes, not just on differences between groups of people. Intrapersonal research advocates personalized approaches to learning.
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A Lament That Remains

There are many things you outgrow as a child but you don't outgrow the death of a parent.

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The Psychological Purpose of Religion

By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on April 25, 2017 in The Human Beast
Religion consumes up to a tenth of economic productivity in some societies. So it must produce corresponding benefits. What are they?

What Men Desire In a Woman

By Adrian Furnham Ph.D. on April 25, 2017 in A Sideways View
What is the evolutionary psychology of mate choice? What really "turns men on" and why?

What is "American"?

By Sam Louie MA, LMHC on April 25, 2017 in Minority Report
In today's political climate, the question of, "What is American?" is being challenged by those who find immigrants and people of color not fitting into their image of "American"..

The Intimate Relationship with an Angry Person

By Dianne Grande Ph.D. on April 25, 2017 in In It Together
Is your partner frequently angry? Here are some constructive responses.

The Politics of Silence

Excessive noise seriously harms human health and interferes with people’s daily activities at school, at work, at home and during leisure activities.

Cognitive Benefits of Exercise Outshine Brain-Training Games

There is growing evidence that physical activity is more effective than sedentary "brain-training" games for maintaining robust cognitive function and "working memory" as we age.

Airplane Anguish

The friendly skies are often not a very pleasant place to be.

9 Strategies to Cure Emotional Hangovers

An empath absorbs the emotions of other people into their own bodies. Learn 9 Strategies to cure emotional hangovers.

If People Only Knew

So many of us fear what we - and others - will find at our core. Why is there such an epidemic of shame in our culture?
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Why You Just Might Fall In Love With A Robot

By John Nosta on April 25, 2017 in The Digital Self
Thoughts on human compassion and a bag of bolts.
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The Divorce Decision

Are you frustrated in your marriage and not sure where to turn? Are you contemplating a divorce? Are you worried your spouse wants a divorce? Learn where to get help.
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Make a Pledge for Selfless Support

I will refrain from asking or wondering what I will get out of this.
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How to “Ignore” People and Find What’s Important To You

True success isn’t measured by how much money you make or how many awards you win. It’s measured by how much of you is expressed through what you do.

Three Ways to Boost Workplace Safety

How well do you distinguish between incompetent people and defective processes?

"Us" and "Them"

By Jann Gumbiner Ph.D. on April 25, 2017 in The Teenage Mind
Many of the principles studied by social psychologists after WWII apply to our current political climate.

A Practice to Help You Handle Life's Difficulties with Grace

In this piece, I want to share a practice I’ve been using for a couple of years. It’s simple, really. I intentionally start a sentence by saying to myself “It’s okay if…”

Research Shows What Makes Trolls Tick on Mobile Dating Apps

By Grant H. Brenner M.D. on April 25, 2017 in ExperiMentations
Internet trolls are everywhere. What draws them to dating apps and how can you deal with them?

Struggling With Temptation?

By Katherine Hawley Ph.D. on April 25, 2017 in Trust
Is it better to battle temptation, or to never be tempted at all?

Boys Under Pressure

By Adam Price Ph.D. on April 25, 2017 in The Unmotivated Teen
Why your son won't do his homework.

Five Ways to Fit in with Just About Any Crowd

There are times for individuality but other times when you want to blend into the crowd. New research on conformity and mental health suggests how to gain acceptance.

Mad in America—Let Me Count the Ways

Can we de-medicalize misery and suffering? Many are trying, including award-winning journalist Robert Whitaker.
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What Are Your Boundaries Like?

By Diana Raab Ph.D. on April 25, 2017 in The Empowerment Diary
Do you feel as if your boundaries are blurred or sometimes invaded? Personal boundaries are highly-individualized and your body can provide the answers you might need.

It's Not the Glass That's Half Full/Empty; It's the Breast

By Karen L Smith MSS, LCSW on April 25, 2017 in Full Living
We judge others as dispositioned towards negativity or positivity, scarcity or abundance, as a chosen disposition. In truth, that disposition gets set in infancy.

"Get Out": From a White Woman’s Perspective

By Madelon Sprengnether on April 25, 2017 in Minding Memory
“Get Out” not only analyzes our nation’s history of dividing racial reality into either/or categories but also reveals the price we pay socially and culturally for doing so.

Site Hardening: Predator-Proof Your Home

Your home is a sanctuary of safety and security. Fortify your walls with common sense and perception. While most of your neighbors are safe, be on alert for those who are not.
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What Is Mine to Do?

By Matt James Ph.D. on April 25, 2017 in Focus on Forgiveness
Sometimes, it feels as if the world is calling on us to do way too much. We can’t do it all—or more accurately, we can’t do it all well.

Will Humans Be Necessary?

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on April 25, 2017 in How To Do Life
Career and personal implications of increasing automation.

How to Rebound From Constructive Criticism in 5 Minutes!

By Pamela D. Garcy Ph.D. on April 25, 2017 in Fearless You
Becoming thankful for constructive criticism will disarm your critic, and it will remind you to find something of value in the criticism!

Life of Agony Never Stopped Dreaming

By Michael Friedman Ph.D. on April 24, 2017 in Brick by Brick
“The most fond memories I have from the old days are of Joey and I sitting at his mom’s kitchen table in the middle of the night, eating pasta, drawing on a notebook our stage plan