The Forgotten Rural Gifted Child

What can we do to help talented students from rural backgrounds?

Real-World Neuroscience Research Promotes Human Interactions

Pioneering neuroscientists are taking their research out of the lab and into the real-world. Recent "Out of the Lab" studies illuminate the importance of face-to-face eye contact.

Most Strangers are Safe: Learn to Spot Those Who Are Not

As strange as it sounds, most strangers are safe--statistically speaking. Yet in a world of distraction and multitasking, learn how to remain aware of those who are not.

Why Resentment Lasts—and How to Defeat It

Resentment is a formidable foe. Are you willing to defeat it by trying these 5 approaches?

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Why Virtual Reality Could Be a Mental Health Gamechanger

We’re still a long way from from being able to provide timely treatment to everyone who needs it, but we could be on the brink of dramatic change thanks to VR.

How We Create Unnecessary Anxiety To Motivate Ourselves

By Grant H. Brenner M.D. on March 27, 2017 in ExperiMentations
How being dependent on anxiety is holding you back.
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Americans are Having Less Sex

By Tim Cole Ph.D. on March 27, 2017 in Intimate Portrait
Are you having less sex these days? You're not alone.

Europe's Largest Rolling Stones Collection Unveiled

Some people spend a lifetime collecting merchandise from their favorite band. Reinhold Karpp's story of his near fifty-year pursuit takes the cake.

The Triple Threat

By Jennifer Hamady on March 27, 2017 in Finding Your Voice
In the Broadway world, the coveted 'triple threat' of being able to dance, sing, and act is not as hard to accomplish as one might think. Mentally, it is another matter entirely.

Rediscovering a Zest for Life

By John Sean Doyle on March 27, 2017 in Luminous Things
When we seek the strange or exotic that is just outside our door, we can rediscover who we really are and begin to live our lives more passionately.

What Do You Need?

By Rick Hanson Ph.D. on March 27, 2017 in Your Wise Brain
"Vitamin C" is. Daily life is full of opportunities to notice or create experiences of inner strength, a psychological resource. Take it into yourself, making it a part of you.

Here are the 3 Valuable Skills for Future Leadership Success

It's time to rethink what skills leaders of the future will really need to retain their relevance and human value. Here are three of them.

Lighthearted. Light, As In The Light That Lights The Heart

By Bernard L. De Koven on March 27, 2017 in On Having Fun
This is the way it is when you come together to for fun.

You let loose. You let the light of being together into your very heart. You let the fun in. You let each other in.

Why Family Hurt Is So Painful

Four reasons why family hurt is so painful: Hurtful behavior and messages from family are the most painful compared to those from friends or significant others.

iSpeakDog: A Website Devoted to Becoming Dog Literate

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on March 27, 2017 in Animal Emotions
This new website teaches people how to understand their dog's behavior and is meant for dog guardians, trainers, groomers, veterinarians, and anyone else who interacts with dogs.

Gender Differences: Equality Versus Similarity

Some feminists deny that true gender differences in behavior exist: they mistake similarity with equality, and neglect an important source of individuality.

Prejudice Toward Relationships

By Holly Parker, Ph.D. on March 27, 2017 in Your Future Self
Relationships can face prejudice too, as society also passes judgment on couples whose pairing falls outside the lines of what it defines as customary and appropriate.
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What Colleges Don’t Tell You

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on March 27, 2017 in How To Do Life
There's much you should know before going or sending your child to college.

Schadenfreude.

By Joseph A. Shrand M.D. on March 27, 2017 in The I-M Approach
Sometimes we laugh at someone else’s misfortune. We’ve all done it, even if we aren't proud of it. But once we know why we do what we do we can choose to do something else.

8 Empowering Ways to Stop Feeling Guilty

Do you feel guilty a lot more than you should? Do you think it's selfish to say "no"? Learn 8 powerful tools to get rid of unnecessary or unwanted guilt.

Why Are Indians Ashamed Of Their Happy Arranged Marriages?

The arranged marriage concept is associated with forced marriage & signals social ineptitude.

Out of Work...at My Age

By Dawn R. Norris, Ph.D. on March 26, 2017 in The Next Step
Are there ways to think about age that help us get through unemployment?

Goals of Hair

Do you want to be YOU, right up until the end?

Dating Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

If you are with an extrovert, expect the unexpected to come out of his or her mouth.

The Woman Who Does it All

Women seem to hold up the world. Is this an identity, a self-created fate, or a default position when men in our lives do less than their share?
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How to Find Light in the Darkness

By Diana Raab Ph.D. on March 26, 2017 in The Empowerment Diary
Do you sometimes feel as if the darkness overpowers the light in your life? Here are some tips on bringing the light in.

Problematic Low Sexual Desire in Men?

Many men don't want to admit if they experience low sexual desire. So what do we really know about men's experiences?

Why Social Media is NOT Smart for Middle School Kids

Wondering why your middle schooler's social media use has ratcheted up your stress levels? Understanding the brain at this age can help you can take back control.

Stop Enabling Your Adult Child: Revisited

Helping versus enabling a dependent adult child is often an emotionally charged topic. Here are some guiding principles to help.

Preventing Teens From Abusing Alcohol

A child who feels a loving bond with a parent, will feel valuable and have more of an ability to withstand peer pressure.

Caution: Your Tween May be Stressing Over Snap Streaks

Stopping your tween from continuing a Snapchat streak can easily make him feel like you are forcing him to commit social suicide. He will bargain and beg to keep his streaks going.
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Endless Jet Lag

Time rules life - including what you crave.