A Political Prescription for Donald Trump's Brain

By Hara Estroff Marano on October 18, 2017 in Brainstorm
Mental health experts go beyond warning of the dangers of Donald Trump's presidency to take political action.

Genetic Research Uncovers Traits Associated With Longer Life

By Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN on October 18, 2017 in Cravings
Scientists are digging deeper into the secrets of longevity.

If Your Therapist Harasses You: #MeToo

By Kimberly Key on October 17, 2017 in Counseling Keys
What happens when you've been sexually harassed and/or assaulted by your therapist?

The Loneliest Neuron

By Mark D. Humphries Ph.D. on October 17, 2017 in Neural Processing
Why doesn't every neuron know about everything?

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Examining The Link Between Racism and Health

A growing body of evidence demonstrates that racial discrimination triggers a chronic stress response that leads to a variety of health problems.

The Kilgrave Effect: Why people don't report their rapists

By Janina Scarlet Ph.D. on October 19, 2017 in The Real Superheroes
Recently the surge of the #MeToo hashtag made people wonder about why many of the sexual assault survivors do not report their perpetrators.

Ben Weinman Passes the Torch to God Mother

By Michael Friedman Ph.D. on October 19, 2017 in Brick by Brick
I realized music can sound in many different ways and that these guys were doing it just for the love of music and not for anyone else. That grew a seed in me...

We Project Onto Romantic Partners Our Own Desires To Cheat

By Grant H. Brenner M.D. on October 19, 2017 in ExperiMentations
We are often convinced that mistrust of our romantic partners is well-founded. Sometimes it is, but research suggests much suspicion is from our own projected forbidden desire.

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By Jesse Marczyk Ph.D. on October 18, 2017 in Pop Psych
Thinking aobut when creativity is liable to thrive and wither

Practicing Empathy in the Dating World: A Long Lost Skill

On the romance merry-go-round, many people will keep others in their lives until they find the next best thing while others may choose to "ghost" last night's date.

Secrets, Fear and Sexual Harassment

By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D. on October 18, 2017 in The Teen Doctor
How to handle sexual harassment.

Here’s Why We Don’t Speak Up Against Harassment

By Zoe Chance Ph.D. on October 18, 2017 in Make It So
If you're confused about why women don't speak up against harassment, this piece will explain why silence makes sense.

What Is the Sexiest Emotion for Women to Display?

By Alec Beall, Ph.D. on October 18, 2017 in Aesthetics 101
Emotion research may provide happy women with yet another reason to smile.

#MeToo Meet #ImperfectMen

Why aren’t #ImperfectMen speaking out?

How to Be or Not to Be, That Is the Question

How to be is critically important in our current climate.

Does a Good Relationship With the Dog Mean More Walks?

By Zazie Todd Ph.D. on October 18, 2017 in Fellow Creatures
New research finds that taking your dog on a walk is better for your health—and the human-animal bond plays a role in dog walking behavior.

Is Monogamy Still a Thing?

Sexual fidelity and emotional fidelity have typically held different meanings and values for romantic partners based on gender. Is this still true today?

How to Wield the Power of Vulnerability

Think about the last time you tried to have a conversation with someone who didn’t already agree with you. How well did it go?

Fathering in the Quiet Moments

How can fathers create meaningful relationships with their children? A few simple tasks can go a long way.
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What Is a Health Care Proxy and Do You Need One?

Who would decide what was best for you? Who would advocate on your behalf?
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Find Your Motivation Every Day in Your Sport

By Jim Taylor Ph.D. on October 18, 2017 in The Power of Prime
Without motivation, you wouldn't go to the gym in the early morning, you wouldn't put in the time practicing your sport, and you would give up quickly if training got difficult.

#MeToo and Preventing Sexual Harassment at School

How to talk about #metoo and reduce sexual harassment in schools.

St. John's Wort for Depressed Mood?

Considering trying St. John's wort for your problem with depressed mood? Some people respond well, however, research findings are mixed and there are outstanding safety problems.
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When Do We Change Our Minds? Think of a Jenga Tower

By Ryan Smerek, Ph.D. on October 18, 2017 in Learning at Work
The next time you seem to be in an intractable conflict, think about where you are in the Jenga Tower (and what this says about belief centrality).

Don't Call Harvey Weinstein a Sex Addict

All too often everything from having extramarital affairs to watching porn to desiring different sexual experiences with a reluctant partner is lumped together as sex addiction.

Bitter Sweet

By Sophie Sabbage on October 18, 2017 in The Cancer Whisperer
There are days when gratitude and grief walk hand-in-hand.

The Male Legacy of "Me Too"

By Mathis Kennington Ph.D. on October 17, 2017 in Meaningful Change
A boy’s first rite of passage isn’t the loss of his virginity or the first time he gets into a fight. A boy’s first true rite of passage is how he responds to sexual violence.
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Needed: A 12-Step Program for War

Why do we keep fighting wars? Is it because we're addicted to war?

12 Tips for Landing a Job at a Company You Admire

By Brad Waters on October 17, 2017 in Design Your Path
Online job applications not getting you a foot in the door of your favorite companies? Here are 12 tips for catching their attention.

Younger Kids Are More Likely to Be Diagnosed with ADHD

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on October 17, 2017 in Suffer the Children
Relatively young children in a classroom (with birthdays in September-December) are more likely to be misdiagnosed with ADHD.

Dante's Damned Flatterers

Flattery is a sin against the community.