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Out in Wyoming

How do gay men in Wyoming use Grindr to connect online?

What Opera Legend Andrea Bocelli Taught Me About Peace

What did world renowned opera singer Andre Bocelli teach me about inner peace?

How Depression Can Move On

The new coming out is coming out about struggles with depression. Here, Judy realizes that depression can lead to empathy, past trauma, & even make you funnier.. Read on

The Psychology Behind How Young People Vote

Young people will have more power to influence U.S. elections and policy than at any other time in recent history. How do they vote differently from older adults?

It's Not Fair

By Sam Louie MA, LMHC on May 23, 2016 in Minority Report
Sexually-addicted clients often will say, "It's not fair!" when comparing the boundaries they impose on themselves to keep themselves sexually sober. But once this occurs...

Why Are More Young Girls Killing Themselves?

Suicide rates have tripled among 10 to 14 year old girls during the last 15 years. What is going on? Several possible factors underlie this disturbing trend.

You’re Not Alone!

By Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN on May 23, 2016 in Cravings
You're never alone with your problems or your goals, unless you want to be.

9 Ways Volunteering Helps You Get Ahead

Volunteering in the community provides huge payback in terms of reaching your career goals.

3 Research-Based Reasons to Start Meditating

Studies demonstrate why meditation is good for us.

Get a Grip on Guilt in Three Simple Steps

Guilt is natural because your brain is designed to scan for threats, and social threats are survival threats to the brain we’ve inherited from earlier mammals.

More Than ‘Man’s Best Friend’

It is true that dogs play a major role in society; from their formal professions as work dogs to their important roles as companions, dogs touch and help many lives.

Are Corporations Inherently Psychopathic?

It has been said that corporations have "neither bodies to kick nor souls to damn." Can we diagnose psychopathy in non-human entities?

Who Pays for Mental Illness?

Estimated costs of schizophrenia in the U.S. were $155 billion in 2013. Only 1/4 of costs were for health care for the mentally ill. What accounts for the remaining $117 billion?

Untangle Yourself From Your Loved One's Addiction

By Fran Simone Ph.D. on May 23, 2016 in A Family Affair
Sharing stories and taking action can help us deal with our loved one's addiction.

Spreading the Word

By APA Division 15 on May 23, 2016 in PsychEd
It's safe to say that, generally, scientists are reluctant to share their research outside of the world of academia. We need to change this, if we want to have a real impact.

Education Research and the Media

By APA Division 15 on May 23, 2016 in PsychEd
Today, it's more urgent than ever that education researchers inform the voting populace about what it truly means to educate an increasingly diverse and complex student body.

On Gap Years and Privilege

Gap years are often dismissed because they are associated with privilege. But, the story is more complicated than this, and those concerned with college success should look deeper.

Beyond Bikini Madness: Parents, Daughters, and Swimsuits

Its swimsuit season and sexy bikinis are all the rage for young girls. Not sure about saying "no"? Here's help for deciding what choices are right for your family.

When Diversity Is Wrong

We take religion too seriously. If all religions are false, then they should all be excluded from our public life.
Dr. Jim Taylor

5 Mental Tools for Athletic Success

By Jim Taylor Ph.D. on May 23, 2016 in The Power of Prime
These five mental tools enable you to focus them entirely on what you need to do to perform your best when it counts most, namely, in your biggest competitions of the season.
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3 Foolproof Ways to Prevent Work Burnout, Backed by Science

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D. on May 23, 2016 in Feeling It
Why your productivity may be making you less productive and what you should do instead—backed by science.

Pomp and Uncertain Circumstances

Your baby is graduating...are you ready?

Are You Full to the Rim?

By Rick Hanson Ph.D. on May 23, 2016 in Your Wise Brain
Enjoy emptiness in the forms that speak to you, such as, the space between thoughts as your mind calms and becomes still, or a Saturday with no plans at all.

The Unconditional Love of Chonda Pierce

On the one hand, Pierce, the “Queen of Clean,” makes a successful living from laughter. On the other hand, Pierce has lived through years of tremendous sadness and tragedy...

Are You a Breast or Are You a Mother?

Who needs a mother, a living, breathing human being, with wants and needs of her own, when we can have a milk-producing breast instead?

Living Virtuously-- With the Land

I’ve come to realize what we all know in our heart of hearts--- that we really don’t live virtuously unless we attend well to our relationships with the other-than-humans.

Unexpected Effect of Dreaming on Fear Memories

By William R. Klemm Ph.D. on May 23, 2016 in Memory Medic
Your brain is busy while you sleep.

Six Ways to Make Couples Therapy Work for You

Are you thinking about going to couples therapy? Avoid these common pitfalls for the best results.

Modern Lives are Weird!

By Richard Bailey Ph.D. on May 23, 2016 in Smart Moves
Inactivity is the new normal, and there is a serious price to be paid for this change. For the first time in recorded history, children have a shorter lifespan than their parents.

Healthy is Sexy

By David Ludden Ph.D. on May 23, 2016 in Talking Apes
Your face reveals how healthy you are—and people use this information to judge how attractive you are.