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What Can We Learn About Race From The Bachelorette?

With the first black bachelorette being cast on this season of The Bachelorette, how has the ABC franchise tackled the issue of race and dating?

Facebook Infidelity: 10 Safeguards Your Marriage Needs Today

By Zack Carter Ph.D. on July 18, 2017 in Clear Communication
Most Americans now consider this cheating. Do you? It's time to fight this marriage cancer. Here's how...

Bridging Relationship Distress

Is it possible to cut each other free from the conflict?

What is the Right Size for a Group Conversation?

Why do we have to decrease the number of people involved in a conversation when we are gossiping about someone else?

A Quick Multiple-Choice Test Concerning Moral Courage

Yesterday I was sifting through the news (the real stuff, not fake), and found one story that struck me as a clear act of moral courage. I thought I’d see if you agree.

Overqualified and Burned Out? You Are Not Alone!

Can being overqualified in your job cause burnout and kill team morale? New research on a trending topic
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Is Authentic Suffering the Missing Link?

Authentic suffering is that which is obscured by what she wants us to know and what she will let us see.
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What Causes Someone to Develop an Eating Disorder?

Individuals with eating disorders are suffering because of an inadequate attachment with their caregivers.
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Writing as Self Development

By Roberta Satow Ph.D. on July 18, 2017 in Life After 50
How does writing promote the self development?
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Five Things to Look For in a Life Coach

By John Kim, LMFT on July 18, 2017 in The Angry Therapist
Or if you're a life coach, five traits to possess.
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Timing Matters in the Effects of Neglect on Development

By Rebecca Compton Ph.D. on July 18, 2017 in Adopting Reason
How much can stable, nurturing homes help children overcome the effects of severe early neglect?

Loneliness and Dis-Connection

Do you pick up your phoned look at the various iterations of Facebook and Twitter when you are with others or feeling somehow lonely? This strategy will only make you more lonely.

The Power of Wakeup Calls

By Gregg Levoy on July 18, 2017 in Passion!
The purpose of wakeup calls is to awaken you to something you're ignoring. Here's how to make the most of them.

Avoiding Political Precommitment

Warning! Your worldview may be undermining reason-based decision-making. This article can help you steer clear of that problem.

“Dr. Google,” Friend or Foe?

Here are a few of experiences I’ve had with Dr. Google, first as friend, then as foe. I hope they serve as a guide to using Google wisely. It’s not easy to do, that’s for sure.

Infant Gut Microbiome May Influence Cognitive Development

In the past month, two pioneering human studies have revealed fresh clues on how various colonies of gut microbiome influence brain function and cognitive development.

Zoo Ethics and the Challenges of Compassionate Conservation

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on July 18, 2017 in Animal Emotions
Jenny Gray's new book called "Zoo Ethics: The Challenges of Compassionate Conservation" is an important contribution to wide-ranging debates about keeping animals in captivity.

What's With the Emerging Gender Gap in Social Psychology?

By Lee Jussim Ph.D. on July 18, 2017 in Rabble Rouser
Are you concerned about the gender gap in scientific fields, because such gaps reflect discrimination? Then you might want to consider this.

Give a Successful Speech Every Time

By Peter Bregman on July 17, 2017 in How We Work
Discover the best way to organize your speech, how to grab (and keep) your audience’s attention, and what to say in your conclusion to really ensure follow-through.

Looking for Social Behavior?

An encounter with a species of beetles that pair bonds, communicates with their offspring through sound, and deals with infanticide threats from other pairs.

Are Friends the Enemies of Wise Choices?

Don't let your friends take you for a ride! Learn how to avoid letting them manipulate you into making bad decisions.

A Social Cure

By Jolanda Jetten Ph.D. on July 17, 2017 in Social Cures
Feeling under the weather? Did you know that your social connectedness might have something to do with that?

Careers of the Future?

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on July 17, 2017 in How To Do Life
Opportunity to be a pioneer? Get in below the ground floor?
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Four Missing Men and the Urge to Know

With the ongoing investigation of the murdered young men in Pennsylvania, we find social media's support for the natural human inclination to figure it out as soon as possible.

Lessons from the Grave of Timothy Piazza

By Shawn M. Burn Ph.D. on July 17, 2017 in Presence of Mind
Timothy Piazza didn't have to die but group dynamics and barriers to bystander intervention insured that he did.

President Trump's Most Dangerous Enemy

By Paul Siegel Ph.D. on July 17, 2017 in Freud Lives
President Trump reveals his mind just about every time he says or does something extreme.

Leading by Example

How to bring positivity, optimism, and integrity to the workplace.

Why Do We Believe in Ghosts?

By Sheila Kohler on July 17, 2017 in Dreaming for Freud
When I was seven years old, my Aunt Hazel read me the first two chapters of “Jane Eyre” in the house where my father had just died. The effect was terrifying.