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Protect Yourself from Workplace Politics, Stress

Ten ways to build confident composure while dealing with difficult people at work. Three steps for job advancement and security. Three ways to end procrastination and get it done.

Dog Killed by Wildlife Services: The Horrific War On Wildlife Knows No Bounds or Decency

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on April 20, 2011 in Animal Emotions
Government workers continue to ruthlessly kill wildlife and domesticated animals, showing no regard for the safety of people, including children, and their companion animals. Bella, a dog who died because Wildlife Services blatantly ignored EPA directives, would still be alive if they showed any common sense and decency.

Who's Afraid of Pink Toenails?

By Kira Hudson Banks Ph.D. on April 20, 2011 in Race Matters
When it comes to gender identity, rather than locate the problem within an individual or act, perhaps the entity getting diagnosed should be the society that clings to its rigid conceptualizations.

Sometimes It Just Takes Blind Faith: Depression and Drug Use

By Adi Jaffe Ph.D. on April 20, 2011 in All About Addiction
Many drug users experience depression and some use drugs specifically to self-medicate. But how do you deal with depression when drug use isn't and option?

What Can Will and Kate Do to Live Happily Ever After?

By Terri Orbuch Ph.D. on April 20, 2011 in The Love Doctor
After nine years of friendship and courtship, Prince William and Kate Middleton will be walking down the aisle of Westminster Abbey on Friday, April 29, 2011. It's no secret that daunting challenges lie ahead for the couple.

The Mystery of Clutch Performance

By Jeff Wise on April 20, 2011 in Extreme Fear
Athletes like Chris Drury and David Ortiz have earned a reputation for pulling off amazing feats under high pressure. Here's how they do it.

Seeing the Light in The Imprinted Brain

The imprinted brain theory is a revolutionary new paradigm for our understanding of the mind and mental illness, and one which has no current equivalent.

Sex Differences in Post-Sex Activities…Let’s Cuddle!

By Gad Saad Ph.D. on April 20, 2011 in Homo Consumericus
“Sex, on the whole, was meant to be short, nasty and brutish. If what you want is cuddling, you should buy a puppy.” – Julie Burchill (British author)

Issa: My Life Through the Pen of a Haiku Master

When I became ill and began to live a life of relative seclusion, I discovered a kindred soul: the lay Buddhist priest Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828). Reading his haiku about small creatures, I often feel as if I’m experiencing my own life in verse.

Marriage: Right person or right time?

By Michael Bruce on April 20, 2011 in Angst!
"Men, typically, more often than not, have a time in their life when they are ready to get married than a person they are with... While women, more often than not, judge on who they are with."

3 Tips for Snacking Mindfully (With New Snack Foods!)

By Susan Albers Psy.D. on April 20, 2011 in Comfort Cravings
Did you ever notice how some foods can help you to eat mindfully while others make it so much more challenging? This article will introduce you to three new snack foods and how to eat them in a mindful way.

Overcoming Abuse: Sandra Lee's Semi-Homemade Recipe

By Stanton Peele on April 20, 2011 in Addiction in Society
How should you regard yourself as a childhood abuse victim? How should we as a society approach and deal with childhood abuse -- being as we seem to be doing a bad job in eliminating it? The Food Network's and New York's first lady Sandra Lee suggests a formula.

Why Breakups Hurt Even More Than You Think

By Sian Beilock Ph.D. on April 20, 2011 in Choke
To our brains, getting burned romantically is like physical pain

Is there something wrong with anonymous gamete donation?

By Michael W Austin on April 20, 2011 in Ethics for Everyone
There are so many ways to parent badly, and it is arguably the case that anonymous gamete donors should know something about those who will raise their biological offspring.

What Doctors May Not Tell You About Menopause And Sex

By Pamela Madsen on April 20, 2011 in Shameless Woman
For many women, beyond talk of hot flashes, conversations with their doctors make what happens during menopause a mystery, especially regarding sex, a topic that is taboo among many of them.

Managing relationships with 'friend-in-laws'

I have a friend who I have been close to for 11 years. About eight years ago, I met her husband's brother and fell in love. We are now married. At first this seemed great, my best friend was becoming my sister-in-law!

Walking on Eggshells: When Good Parenting Becomes Prying

When does good parenting cross the line to prying and spying? Parents and kids disagree in surprising ways.

When Psychologists Make Life-or-Death Decisions

How psychologists directly determine who lives and dies in justice system.