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Animating Dreams and the Future of Dream Recording

By Michelle Carr Ph.D. on September 18, 2017 in Dream Factory
A proof of concept study explores muscle signals during sleep to recreate an animated dream avatar.
Chengwei Liu

The Winner Shouldn't Take It All

By Chengwei Liu Ph.D. on September 18, 2017 in Decisions Defined
The winner shouldn't take it all because many of them are simply the luckiest.

Anger and Cancer: Is There a Relationship?

By Robert Enright Ph.D. on September 18, 2017 in The Forgiving Life
Might being overly angry put one at risk for certain kinds of cancers?
Carl Pickhardt Ph. D.

Early Adolescence and the Fear of Change

Although parents sometimes feel critical of adolescent changes, they should also be admiring: Separating from childhood and starting to grow takes a lot of courage.

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The Neurobiology of Fear-Based Learning (and Unlearning)

By Christopher Bergland on September 19, 2017 in The Athlete's Way
A new study identifies how the brain learns and unlearns fear.

Can You Make Organizational Change Easier?

Are you struggling to get people on board when it comes to embracing change in your organization? How can you work with people’s brains to make change easier?

Empowering Students of Color (Part 4 of 8)

Authors Thompson and Thompson share strategies from their book Yes, You Can!: Advice for Teachers Who Want a Great Start and a Great Finish With Their Students of Color.

My Mother Tries to Control My College Life

By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D. on September 18, 2017 in The Teen Doctor
I need help dealing with my controlling mother.
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Attachment Theory and the Key to Healthier Relationships

How partners can help one another change their attachment styles and deepen their relationship.
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The Problem of School Refusal

Most children look forward to the new school year with joy and enthusiasm. But for kids with school refusal, it is a nightmare for them and their parents.

A Profile of North Korea’s “Dear Respected Comrade Leader"

The Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics has developed a personality and leadership profile of Kim Jong Un.

How to Respond Effectively to a Young Person's Anger

"Do not teach your children never to be angry; teach them how to be angry."

The Tide Always Wins, and Yet...

Take your place in the ebb and flow.

How to Build Your Resilience

By Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on September 18, 2017 in How to Be Yourself
Importantly, resilience is an acquired skill, which means whether you sink or swim is actually dependent on a skill that can be taught and learned over time.
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10 Faulty Thoughts That Occur in Body Dysmorphic Disorder

By Shahram Heshmat Ph.D. on September 18, 2017 in Science of Choice
Faulty thinking sheds light on the development and maintenance of BDD.

I Like a Gloomy Day

Do gloomy days deflate you? It can be easy to become sad, blue and down. However, you can begin to look forward to a gloomy day and get enjoyment out of it, as I do.

Is It Possible to Be a Father and a Man at the Same Time?

A recent study examines fathers' anxieties about masculinity and parenting.

How Can Leaders Find Happiness?

By Peter Bregman on September 18, 2017 in How We Work
Discover the SHARP model for a happier life, an easy way to beat procrastination, and the number-one factor in predicting well-being.
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The Shadow in a Selfie

By Elizabeth Young on September 18, 2017 in Adaptations
Silence was the main means of communication about the deep, sharp tensions that sliced the fabric of family life.

Rewire Your Burned-Out Brain

By Judy Willis M.D., M.Ed. on September 18, 2017 in Radical Teaching
You can rewire your brain to reverse burnout symptoms and boost your optimism, pleasure, and positive expectations.

Relationship as Spiritual Practice: Part 4

To consider death and loss helps to keep us awake, for we don’t have forever to show those we love how we feel about them. We don’t have a moment to lose.
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Mundus Novus (The New World)

By Chris Kutarna Ph.D. on September 18, 2017 in Age of Discovery
Overwhelmed by the pace of change? Some conscious map-making helps us navigate a new world.

What’s Your Friendship Style?

By Lydia Denworth on September 18, 2017 in Brain Waves
No one way of making friends works for everyone, but some form of connection is essential.

What Would Bear Lots of Fruit?

By Rick Hanson Ph.D. on September 18, 2017 in Your Wise Brain
What's on your short list of things that support you? Try to do one thing on the list each day. "Pass forward" a gift to the person you will be tomorrow...and a year from now.

Seven Words to Help Your Dependent, Stuck Adult Child

At an impasse with a dependent, stalled out adult child? Try saying these seven words before you say anything else.

Stop Trying to Break Bad Habits

By Madelyn Blair Ph.D. on September 18, 2017 in Resilient Leadership
If it is hard to break a habit, yet just as hard to create a new one, why not spend time creating new ones?

How to Raise Mentally Strong Kids in Today's World

Mentally strong kids turn into resilient adults who are equipped to tackle whatever life throws their way. Here's how you can help your child build mental muscle.

What Turns a Man On? For Some, It's Feeling Desired

By Stephen Snyder M.D. on September 18, 2017 in SexualityToday
A man whose deepest need is to feel desired may be analogous to one who gets excited by wearing women’s clothing. Best to just chalk it up to sexual diversity and accept it.

Choice in Consensual Non-Monogamy

How consent, personal responsibility, and mutual reliance enable polyamorous people to construct designer relationships.

Hooked on Disappointment

By Megha Pulianda, M.S., LPC-I on September 17, 2017 in The In-Between
Daring to break an unhealthy relationship cycle takes hard work and courage, but it can lead to a future of genuine love.