Why So Many Bisexuals Are Victimized

“People are telling bisexuals their identity doesn’t exist. Some of them believe it.”

10 Subtle Signs of Psychosis

There are a number of subtle signs that you or a loved one may be mildly psychotic. Read on to find out what to look for.

We Need a New Word for Stepparents

By Wendy Paris on October 25, 2016 in Splitopia
The fact that a stepparent is not a legal relationship highlights the role of strong emotional bonds within a blended family structure. Three tips for building good bonds.

The Dark Side of Oxytocin

Normally thought of as purely positive in its effects, oxytocin is also implicated in religion, nationalism, and xenophobia.

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Tools of Influence

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on October 26, 2016 in How To Do Life
Rhetorical devices used in some of our most influential speeches

How Bilinguals Deal with Moral Dilemmas

One of the hottest areas of research on bilingualism is the interaction between morality and language. Does being bilingual differentiate us when it comes to moral dilemmas?
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When Someone Refuses Treatment

By Susan Noonan MD on October 25, 2016 in View From the Mist
Do you feel powerless when you see the need and can’t help

How Our Biases Cause Us To Misinterpret Politics

By Gleb Tsipursky Ph.D. on October 25, 2016 in Intentional Insights
Learn how politicians use our brain's wiring against us, and how you can guard yourself from being manipulated!

The Thin Line Between Too Little and Too Much Passion Part 1

Is being passionate all that it is hyped up to be? Yes, but in moderation!

What a Difference a Friend Can Make

Do you have a friend who has changed your life?

Psychological Projection: Rubber/Glue Syndrome

Psychological projection is another manipulative crazy-making technique in the arsenal of the personality disordered.

"I Feel Your Pain" (Literally)

In 1992, Bill Clinton said to a protester at a campaign rally, "I feel your pain." New research indicates that the now famous expression might not just be a figure of speech.

Learning to Love Barney

By Roberta Satow Ph.D. on October 25, 2016 in Life After 50
I was afraid of dogs, repulsed by them. But I needed to get over it to help my son.

Are You Losing More Than Weight on a High-Protein Diet?

There's a reason you begin to ravenously crave carbohydrates on the high protein diet plan. Your brain needs serotonin synthesis and carbs make that a reality.

Creepy Clowns Prowl the Uncanny Valley

By Scott G. Eberle Ph.D. on October 25, 2016 in Play in Mind
When future historians look back, they will likely label our time an “Age of Anxiety.”

Lies, The Election, And A Grandmother's Intuition

By Rita Watson MPH on October 25, 2016 in With Love and Gratitude
New research confirms what we learned from my grandmother, "Lies generate more lies."

Canine PTSD

By Nicholas Dodman on October 25, 2016 in Dog Days
If a dog has a dysfunctional or traumatic past, it may set him or her up for C-PTSD when confronted by some terrifying, life threatening event

I Am Caught Between My Daughter And Her Stepmother

By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D. on October 25, 2016 in The Teen Doctor
What To Do When Your Wife Dislikes Your Child

Managing Interpersonal Energy

Once you acknowledge your interpersonal energy, be mindful of how to manage it!

7 Ways Survivors Can Grow After Trauma

By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on October 25, 2016 in Think, Act, Be
In the aftermath of a trauma we may find not only suffering but unexpected growth.

New Prospects for Pancreatic Cancer Patients?

Pancreatic cancer patients can thrive while new data are collected and transformed into surprising and useful knowledge.

Should You Take a Break From The News?

How do we balance our desire to show support and confront the reality of the world we live in with the need to take care of our mental health?

Here Come the Holidays

Prepare now with these 7 tips if family get togethers are struggles throughout the holidays and look forward to them with happy anticipation instead of fear and dread.

New Research Shows Relationships End in 5 Stages

It may seem random, but when relationships come to an end, they often go through a series of predictable stages. New research shows how to tell whether you're ready to move on.

The Value of Proper Police Lineup Procedures

By Art Markman Ph.D. on October 25, 2016 in Ulterior Motives
Police lineup procedure has been influenced by psychological research. One thing the police do is to minimize the effects of distinctive features of faces. Here's why they do that.

Are Female Misogynists on the Rise?

By Jen Kim on October 25, 2016 in Valley Girl With a Brain
Has the Trump campaign made women turn on each other?

Vote Yes for Medical or Recreational Marijuana Legalization

By Richard Taite on October 25, 2016 in Ending Addiction for Good
I urge you to consider a yes vote if your state has a marijuana legalization measure on the ballot.

Self-Centeredness May Sabotage Self-Control, Study Finds

By Christopher Bergland on October 25, 2016 in The Athlete's Way
A new study reports that the same brain region used to put yourself in someone else's shoes and practice theory of mind also improves self-control by overcoming self-centeredness.
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Schools as Ecosystems

Rather than being driven by individual gain, Ash Buchanan argues for a purpose-driven mindset redefining success; from being the best in the world, to being the best for the world.

Overcoming the Consequences of Neglect

By Rebecca Compton Ph.D. on October 25, 2016 in Adopting Reason
Early-life neglect has a host of negative consequences for child development. What interventions can help?

Goldwater 2016: Are Psychiatrists' Opinions of Trump Rigged?

By Joe Pierre M.D. on October 25, 2016 in Psych Unseen
5 reasons why psychiatrists and psychologists should heed the “Goldwater Rule”

Imaginary Friends and Interactive Technology

By Jamie Krenn Ph.D. on October 25, 2016 in Screen Time
As children learn to become reliant upon screens for entertainment, their boredom cures decline showing a decrease in pretend play which is essential during childhood.