Is Sexual Generosity a Virtue?

Generosity is very valuable for our well-being and health. Is this also true concerning sexual generosity? Should we aim to be more sexually generous?

“Date Someone Your Own Size”

By Robert Burriss Ph.D. on August 30, 2016 in Attraction, Evolved
Couples who vary in weight experience more prejudice, receive advice to not date in public, and are rated as less likable, according to new research from California.

More Evidence Regarding the Causes of Homosexuality

By Jesse Marczyk Ph.D. on August 29, 2016 in Pop Psych
Development of a homosexual preference might have something to due with the maternal environment a male fetus finds itself in

Fatherhood Plummets Testosterone.... Maybe

Dads beware: Does fatherhood impact your hormones?

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Are You Tired All The Time?

Fatigue can come from thyroid imbalances, depression or an overscheduled lifestyle. You don't have to accept feeling wiped out. You can get help, make changes, and feel better.

Criticism, Avoidance, and Negativity: How They Destroy Love?

Tired of the toxic thoughts and fighting? Here is how to stop the toxic criticism, avoidance, and negativity.

Big Data Is Nudging You

By Alain Samson Ph.D. on August 30, 2016 in Consumed
Slow to hit the purchase button? Here’s how you may be nudged to buy.

10 Concussion Safety Tips for Fall-Winter Student-Athletes

By Harry Kerasidis M.D. on August 30, 2016 in Brain Trauma
For parents, school official and counselors, it's time to ask, what do I "need to know" about concussions going into this Fall / Winter sports season? Here's a starting point.

Does Climate Affect Economic Growth?

By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on August 30, 2016 in The Human Beast
Economic development goes along with a temperate climate, such as Europe's. Conversely, most of the poorest countries in the world are concentrated in the steamy tropics. Why?

How Much Sex Is Too Much Sex?

By Jon E. Grant, JD, MD, MPH, Brian L. Odlaug, PhD, MPH, and Samuel R. Chamberlain, MD, PhD on August 30, 2016 in Why Can't I Stop?
Normal sexual behavior may be overpathologized (that is, treated as disordered when it is not) if a clinician fails to recognize the wide range of normal human sexual expression...

Dogs and Humans Process Sounds Similarly

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on August 30, 2016 in Animal Emotions
A new study using fMRI shows dogs and humans process sounds similarly. However, it's still not clear why dogs have evolved the ability to differentiate praise and neutral words.

Hillary's Mental Health Plan Needs Work

Better care for vets with PTSD, suicide prevention, getting the mentally ill out of jails: What enlightened person could possibly oppose any of these ideas.
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A Need For Spiritual Connection

Some 'depressions' respond only to a rekindling of spiritual awareness and provide inspiration, guidance, courage and hope for the Olympics of everyday life.

The Roots of Shame

Do you sometimes think something is wrong with you? Do you know your own story and have compassion for your suffering? If not, shame may be limiting your healing.

Are You Being Bullied in the Workplace?

Bullying in the workplace is more common than you may think. It can have very serious consequences for both the employee and the employer.

Remember Your Best Teacher? One 82-Year-Old Does

As students head back to school this year, Bill, an 82-year-old widower, grieves the loss of his wife. What do the two have in common? Teachers.

Reconciling as Parents

Can divorced parents act like parents, not spurned lovers? These women found a way.

Our Loved Ones Are Not "Bun Worthy"

By Fran Simone Ph.D. on August 29, 2016 in A Family Affair
When addiction trumps good intentions, loved ones feel betrayed.

7 Ways Mentally Strong People Bounce Back From Failure

Get proactive about turning your struggles into strength.

Dating a Man Who Is Separated but Not Yet Divorced?

By Randi Gunther Ph.D. on August 29, 2016 in Rediscovering Love
There are many factors that can affect these triangulated relationships and how they are combined can affect the outcome in different ways.
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A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words, but Does It Make You Happy?

Do you take pictures of your experiences? New research explores whether photographing experiences increases enjoyment.

How to Spot Authenticity

Authenticity is more than speaking your mind with passion and commitment, it's about the qualities of the person

Losing Our Faith

By Phil Zuckerman Ph.D. on August 29, 2016 in The Secular Life
The latest Pew survey shows why many Americans are leaving religion: they lost their faith in God

Why Are There Mommy Wars but No Daddy Wars?

By Amy Tuteur M.D. on August 29, 2016 in Push Back
Is this really about what's best for children? Is this really about "the science"? Or is this yet another, albeit thoroughly modern, way to control women?

The Lesson I Learned About Living From Someone Dying

By Dan Pontefract on August 29, 2016 in Working on Purpose
Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip has terminal brain cancer but taught us all a lesson during his cross-Canada tour.
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Four Reasons Why Sport Coaches Don’t Do Mental Training

By Jim Taylor Ph.D. on August 29, 2016 in The Power of Prime
Great sport coaches are also great intuitive psychologists who develop a deep understanding of the importance of the mind and help their athletes be mentally prepared.

Is Authenticity Worth It?

When others won’t accept us as we are, what do we do? We must choose between two important values.

8 Traits of Toxic People

By Abigail Brenner M.D. on August 29, 2016 in In Flux
Sometime in your life you will come across a toxic person. You know, those people who seem to need your help and then proceed to take advantage of you through manipulation. Beware.

How to Cope With Difficult Milestones

By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on August 29, 2016 in To Heal and Carry On
Are the stories remembering Hurricane Katrina or other traumatic events causing you distress because of what you've been through? Here's some proven ways to cope.

Primary Affects

We have been exploring how our earliest, innate feelings work – Distress, Anger, Fear, Shame, and Dissmell. This month we look at Enjoyment, Shame, Disgust, and Dissmell.

How Parents Prolong the "Terrible Twos" Into Adolescence

Mental health professionals label as mental disorders child misbehavior that is created by certain parenting practices that have increased in incidence over the last few decades.

What's Your Gender Mindset?

By Megan Dalla-Camina on August 29, 2016 in Real Women
Are you aware of your gender mindset and the impact it could be having on your career?

Protection From Reaction to Medication

Have you had bad experiences with medications you have taken or been administered? Knowing your history of medications can help to prevent this.