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Why Affairs Tempt Us, And How to Prevent Them

Why Affairs Tempt Us, And How to Prevent Them

By Susan Heitler Ph.D. on September 23, 2011 in Resolution, Not Conflict
Most affairs occur because naïve partners slide into sexual situations they can't handle. Learn about gerbils to understand why.

Hiring the Right Way

By Steve M. Cohen Ed.D., C.M.C on September 23, 2011 in Worked Up At Work
Despite some headlines, some businesses are hiring. If you are one of them, make sure you make the right moves.

How to Spot Evil?

By Leon Pomeroy Ph.D. on September 23, 2011 in Beyond Good and Evil
Feeler, Doer, Thinker: Ways to understand and protect yourself against evil.

Do Men Self-Injure?

Is self-injury a “female disease?” Do men do it, and, if so, how is it different for them?
How Gullible Are North Koreans?

How Gullible Are North Koreans?

By Hugo Mercier on September 23, 2011 in Social by Design
North Koreans believe that they live in one of the most advanced nations when they are stuck in one of the worst places on the planet. They accept the propaganda fed by a regime that is starving many of them to death. Surely, they must be among the most gullible people on the planet?
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Magic: An Urban Fable of Awakened Senses

By Jeffrey Davis M.A. on September 23, 2011 in Tracking Wonder
Traditional Dog-Eating Festival in China Banned by Government

Traditional Dog-Eating Festival in China Banned by Government

By Stanley Coren Ph.D., F.R.S.C. on September 22, 2011 in Canine Corner
Due to protest on social media sites, the Chinese government banned a festival which featured the killing, cooking, and eating of 15,000 dogs over three day period each year.

When Talking About Sex, Age 10 Is the New 16

By Fred Kaeser Ed.D. on September 22, 2011 in What Your Child Needs To Know About Sex (And When)
Several truths all parents need to remember: If you communicate early and effectively with your child about sex and sexuality, it is likely you will have the following results.

Note-Taking 2.0

By Karen Leland on September 22, 2011 in The Perfect Blend

U.S. Plays Politics and God by Executing Human Beings

By Paula J. Caplan Ph.D. on September 22, 2011 in Science Isn't Golden
The Politics of Horror: Deciding Who Dies

Are You Teaching People to Treat You Badly?

By Clifford N Lazarus Ph.D. on September 22, 2011 in Think Well
Do you believe it's best to "turn the other cheek," or that kindness will overcome unkindness? If you do, you're probably teaching people to treat you badly.

At Long Last: New Forensic Specialty Guidelines Approved

By Karen Franklin Ph.D. on September 22, 2011 in Witness
The long-awaited ethical guidelines issued for forensic psychology practice.

30 Top Tips for Treating Chronic Fatigue, FMS When All Else Fails Part 3 of 3

By Jacob Teitelbaum MD on September 22, 2011 in Complementary Medicine
In this 3-part series, I discuss 30 treatments that can be very helpful in stubborn CFS and fibromyalgia cases. Part 3 focuses on hidden infections.

5 Mistakes I Continue to Make in My Marriage

By Gretchen Rubin on September 22, 2011 in The Happiness Project
One of the main themes of my happiness project is marriage. For me, as with many people, my marriage is one of the most central elements in my life, my home, and my happiness.

Company Parties: Think Before You Drink

By Steve M. Cohen Ed.D., C.M.C on September 22, 2011 in Worked Up At Work
Thinking of a drinking party for the company? Think hard.

Moral Children: Family and Habits

By Arthur Dobrin D.S.W. on September 22, 2011 in Am I Right?
We can't change our foundation, but we can develop new habits

“So Sorry You’re Still Married”: New Anniversary Card Greeting?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on September 22, 2011 in Living Single
Can you imagine a Mother’s Day card or media story that just assumed that anyone who is a mother must be depressed about it? That’s what some Singles Week stories are like.

Rest, Unwind, Recharge

By Rick Hanson Ph.D. on September 22, 2011 in Your Wise Brain
Tell the truth to yourself about how much time you actually - other than sleep - truly come to rest: not accomplishing anything, not planning anything, not going anywhere. The time when you don't do anything at all, with a sense of relaxation and ease. No stress, no pressure, nothing weighing on you in the back of your mind. No sense of things undone. Utterly at rest.

Brick Wall Blocking Progress on Sexual Violence Prevention

By Karen Franklin Ph.D. on September 21, 2011 in Witness
Forty years after the women's rights movement brought attention to the widespread nature of sexual violence, the overwhelming majority of offenses still go unreported. Even when a brave victim does come forward, prosecution is rare and conviction even rarer.