How Do Leaders Deal With Disruption? Make New Maps

By Chris Kutarna Ph.D. on October 19, 2017 in Age of Discovery
Struggling to keep pace with the speed of change? By reframing our worlds, we can lead change instead.

Examining the Link Between Racism and Health

There is a growing body of evidence that racial discrimination triggers a chronic stress response, leading to a variety of health problems.

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 that suspicion also comes from our own attraction to others.

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.

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If My Dog’s Weight Has a Set Point, Why the Weight Gain?

It seems at times that our body weight, no matter what effort we make, is to remain at a set point. Diet to regain is this infinite loop to return to this number.

Brainy and Bored: Why Whiz Kids Require Special Attention

By Dena Kouremetis on October 19, 2017 in The Unedited Offspring
Gifted kids need just as much guidance as everyone else.

What to Do When Your Kid Talks Back

When kids express irritability towards us, often called "back talk," they're trying to tell us something and if we don't listen, they just escalate.

Time Present and Time Past: Obesity and Chronobiology

Does it matter when and how often we eat as much as what we eat when it comes to controlling our weight?

7 Strengths for 7 Stressors of Today

You don't need a cape to be a superhero.
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Claiming Our Gay 'Heroic Legacy' in LGBT History Month

By John-Manuel Andriote on October 19, 2017 in Stonewall Strong
Gay men's heroism in the AIDS years redefined what "gay" means. It's up to each of us to claim the power of the legacy for ourselves.

Why October Is the Busy Season for Bullying

It's no coincidence that National Bullying Prevention month falls at the time of year when kids have sized each other up and staked out their new place in the peer pecking order.
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Solve the Halloween Problem Now With One Miracle Lesson

This miracle lesson will change your life, change your children's lives and will make Halloween and the rest of the eating season seem less daunting.

The Power of Ritual

Rituals are actions that support the deepening of our spiritual and emotional connections. They bring extra brightness and fulfillment into our lives

Protesting God

By Andy Tix Ph.D. on October 19, 2017 in The Pursuit of Peace
Adversity can lead people to atheism or agnosticism. But what if questioning and anger were actually considered a critical component of a close, resilient relationship with God?

Killing Your Performance Rankings? How to Ensure Success

By David Rock on October 19, 2017 in Your Brain at Work
Want to kill your performance rankings? These tips, rooted in neuroscience, can help you do it the right way.
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Fix Your Snoring Problem

By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on October 19, 2017 in Sleep Newzzz
Find out which chronotypes are most likely to snore.

Agreeing About Porn

By Ari Tuckman PsyD, MBA on October 19, 2017 in Sex Matters
Despite all the controversy, most people use porn responsibly, but romantic partners still need to agree about how it fits into their sex life.

Why Do We Fall Into Patterns of Doing Things the Same Way?

By Jeff DeGraff Ph.D. on October 19, 2017 in Innovation You
And how can these patterns be broken?
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3 Million of Us

By Elizabeth Young on October 19, 2017 in Adaptations
I have had diabetes for 44 years, 6 months, and 29 days. But who's counting?
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To Forgive or Not to Forgive

By Alex Pattakos Ph.D. on October 19, 2017 in The Meaningful Life
If you don’t learn from unavoidable suffering, then your life becomes meaningless.

Consumed by Anger Long After the Marriage Ends

Abandoned wives say that they hate feeling angry all the time but they can't stop. They seek revenge and wish they could make their ex-husbands suffer what they have suffered.

Get Your Teen Off the Phone

By Temma Ehrenfeld on October 19, 2017 in Open Gently
Therapy, sleep, exercise, and socializing in person may be more likely to help your depressed teen than an antidepressant.

Can You Keep Your Head When Others Are Losing Theirs?

By Atalanta Beaumont on October 19, 2017 in Handy Hints for Humans
How to develop and keep a solid sense of self

Propaganda that Masqueraded as Pharmaceutical Marketing

Looking back on the evolution of the current opioid epidemic, the marketing of opioids looks like profitable propaganda.

How Are African Americans Doing? II: Economics and Education

By Stanton Peele Ph.D. on October 19, 2017 in Addiction in Society
In economics and educational opportunity, African Americans have barely been keeping pace in recent decades (if even doing that well), even as whites overestimate their status.

The Absolute Best Way to Start Your Happiness Journey

Are you ready to jumpstart your happiness. Here's some tips for getting started on the right foot.
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Fighting Dementia Through Vision and Hearing

By Matthew J. Edlund M.D. on October 19, 2017 in The Power of Rest
Small changes in vision and hearing affect future dementia. What can you do?

How to Get the Most Out of Emotional Eating

By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on October 19, 2017 in Think, Act, Be
We've been trained to believe that eating for comfort is "bad"—which doesn't necessarily make it easier to avoid. Dr. Pavel Somov provides an alternative: better emotional eating.

A Nobel Nod to the Irrational

By Michael F. Kay on October 19, 2017 in Financial Life Focus
The University of Chicago’s Professor Richard Thaler walked off with the Nobel Prize in Economics for his work researching Behavior Finance.

Walking Study Corroborates Hippocrates’s Prescriptive Wisdom

By Christopher Bergland on October 19, 2017 in The Athlete's Way
A new landmark study on walking and mortality backs up Hippocrates' favorite prescription for health and longevity.

When a Sibling Dies by Suicide

Samantha recounts the grief she experienced after losing her brother to suicide.

How Workplace Bullying is Impacting LGBT Employees

By Sue Scheff on October 19, 2017 in Shame Nation
Forty-one percent of LGBT workers who have been bullied at work have left a job because they have felt bullied.

Gambling Sports Advertising

By Mark D. Griffiths Ph.D. on October 19, 2017 in In Excess
Sports gambling advertising is now commonplace, but there is little research on it. Two studies examine junk food, gender and alcohol in gambling ads.

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.