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Body Language Analysis of "Weinergate" Photo

By Joe Navarro M.A. on June 09, 2011 in Spycatcher
What an iconic photograph of Rep. Anthony Weiner can teach us about body language.

Homophobic Men Most Aroused by Gay Male Porn

A gay male pornography video was on, and the penis width results are in. They might surprise you.

The complexities of abortion

How pregnancy and parenthood helped me move beyond stagnate polemics

Your best defense against advertising may be your unconscious mind

By Julie Sedivy Ph.D. on June 09, 2011 in Sold on Language
Evidence is piling up that commercial messages may affect us in many ways that we're not aware of. But it seems we have a defensive system—one that can be turned on by our unconscious mind.

Betrayal: What's Wrong With Men?

Are all men who betray narcissistic sociopaths or is there more going on in the dance of intimacy that can explain, not excuse the fact that 60% of all men are unfaithful? There is more to the story and the health of all relationships rests upon men "man-ing up" to the requirements of what it means to really love.

When Bad Science Kills

By Tyger Latham Psy.D. on June 09, 2011 in Therapy Matters
Tonight on CNN, Anderson Cooper examines an "experimental therapy" designed to make feminine boys more masculine. His report reveals the deadly consequences of what can happen when science is abused.

The Urge for Stuff Is Primal

Why did my mother care about impressing a woman whose jewels came from crime? We mammals inherited a brain that cares about how we stack up against others.

The Trick Question

By Anneli Rufus on June 09, 2011 in Stuck
The suffering of those who suffer doesn't simply vanish into thin air when they die.

The Appeal of Anonymous Internet Sex: Weiner Is Not Alone

By Adi Jaffe Ph.D. on June 09, 2011 in All About Addiction
Like Anthony Weiner I've engaged in online behavior that is shameful, embarrassing, and that threatened to destroy my family. I made it out and I hope he finds a way to do the same.

Camille Noe Pagán: The Art of Forgetting

By Jennifer Haupt on June 09, 2011 in One True Thing
This insightful and funny debut novel explores friendship and loss, memory and myth. Here's more from Camille Noe Pagán:

Standardized Testing - A Cross Cultural Take

By Jenny Lind Schmitt on June 09, 2011 in Lifestyle Design
My gripe is with a system that makes a lot of key life decisions for you and then makes it very, very hard to alter them.

Testosterone - Less Sleep Means Less

You need rest to regenerate your body. Decrease sleep, even partially, and your hormones won't be the same.

Crafting Communication

By Jennifer Hamady on June 09, 2011 in Finding Your Voice
On the surface, communication seems obvious. One person speaks and another listens. Switch, then repeat.

Yet there's much more to it than that. Each of us brings two entities to the table whenever we talk. And when we're learning, we bring three.

Infidelity and intimacy

By Gordon S Livingston M.D. on June 09, 2011 in Lifelines
Infidelity is more than a violation of a promise (“forsaking all others”) it is an unmistakable indicator of selfishness, on the part of someone in whom we have reposed our best hopes.

7 Tips for Minding My Own Business

By Gretchen Rubin on June 09, 2011 in The Happiness Project
Lately, I’ve really been focusing on trying to be less judgmental. It’s a tricky resolution, because it’s hard to turn it into specific, manageable resolutions to keep me on track.

The Anthony Weiner "Illness:" That Old Disease Got Me In Its Spell

By Stanton Peele on June 09, 2011 in Addiction in Society
Since Politico diagnosed Congressman Anthony Weiner as ill based on his sexting, does this mean David Vitter, Newt Gingrich, Bill Clinton, and Jack and Ted Kennedy also suffered from diseases which -- since they apparently received no treatment -- they died (or will die) with?

Disrespecting Your Audience: Meetings Without Purpose

By Stanton Peele on June 09, 2011 in Addiction in Society
People -- especially professionals -- often reject any kind of structure at meetings, even or especially when there are specific topics to be covered and an audience. This approach is disrespectful to all involved, although participants may imagine otherwise.

The Inner Workings of Successful Therapy

By Donna Flagg on June 09, 2011 in Office Diaries
Eventually, someone needs to ask -- and answer -- the question, "What's the point?"

The Older Woman, Younger Man Cartoon

By Donna Barstow on June 09, 2011 in Ink Blots Cartoons
Cougars have already laid the path, and pointed out the advantages of older women choosing to date younger men... Why not join them?!

Ethics Education Limited Use

By Arthur Dobrin D.S.W. on June 09, 2011 in Am I Right?
Ethics education is only part of the solution to ethics scandals.

The Pain of Singlism: Is It Personal?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on June 09, 2011 in Living Single
A journalist who is writing about the new Singlism book asked me a question that should have had an obvious answer: What’s the worst kind of singlism?

Cinematherapy for Breakups: 20 Movies

Grab a box of Kleenex, or prepare to laugh...movies of every type to help you through your breakup.