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By Paul Stoller Ph.D. on April 15, 2019 in The Path to Well-Being
How ritual can be a way to cope with the challenges of contemporary living.
By Roni Beth Tower Ph.D., ABPP on April 12, 2019 in Life, Refracted
When events of daily life overwhelm, consider whether you can delegate, delete, delay, re-prioritize, extend, recharge, replace, find a hidden opportunity, or identify a message.
By Paul Stoller Ph.D. on April 01, 2019 in The Path to Well-Being
How can you adjust to the privations of living with chronic disease, of living between health and illness? Consider a few practical suggestions from West African elders.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on March 12, 2019 in Darwin's Subterranean World
Much has been made of research on the Dark Triad of personality, but a new set of studies takes an alternative approach. Meet the Light Triad.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on March 10, 2019 in Darwin's Subterranean World
If life is anything, it is transient. A flash in the pan. From an evolutionary perspective, the key is not money. Or even happiness.
By Guy P. Harrison on March 09, 2019 in About Thinking
Don't fall for these unscientific claims about the theory of evolution
By Cody Kommers on February 25, 2019 in A Friendly Interest
Why do we make fewer bad choices as we get older? Hint: It isn't wisdom.
By Steven C. Hayes Ph.D. on February 18, 2019 in Get Out of Your Mind
Humans can do something no other animal can do. And it's this quality that allows humans to consciously shape their own evolution.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on February 08, 2019 in ExperiMentations
The capacity for good self-governance can make or break the quality of our day-to-day experience, with far-reaching impact.
By Guy P. Harrison on February 07, 2019 in About Thinking
Should the outside world share at least some knowledge of prehistory, history, and science with secluded pockets of humanity?
By Steve Rathje on January 25, 2019 in Words Matter
Why our preference for single-cause explanations is a problem.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on January 20, 2019 in Darwin's Subterranean World
In 2019, Dr. Martin Luther King's dream of social equality is as relevant and important as ever.
By Sanjiv Chopra, MD and Gina Vild on January 19, 2019 in Your Life’s Purpose
“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.” -Mary Oliver
What her life teaches about how to find joy
By Ralph Lewis M.D. on January 12, 2019 in Finding Purpose
Theism must explain the Problem of Evil; atheism must explain everything else. Doing so would seem impossible. How then did science arrive at an atheistic worldview?
By David B. Feldman Ph.D. on December 21, 2018 in Supersurvivors
As people live longer, a new stage of life has emerged. Here’s what all of us can learn from people who find meaning and happiness in their 60s and 70s.
By Bob Rosen Ph.D. on December 17, 2018 in Are You Aware?
If you can look at yourself in the mirror, then you can tap into your innate wisdom and humanity to find and live your higher purpose.
By Susi Ferrarello Ph.D. on December 05, 2018 in Lying on the Philosopher's Couch
Do women tend to hide their strength in order to be more attractive to their partners?
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on November 05, 2018 in Darwin's Subterranean World
Running for office is an incredibly unique experience. I know first-hand, as I’ve been there. Here’s what is like on the inside. And here is why you should vote. Always.
By Douglas LaBier Ph.D. on October 13, 2018 in The New Resilience
Research and clinical observation both reveal a complex relationship between hardships in life and increased wisdom. It depends on what you learn — or don't.
By Shoba Sreenivasan, Ph.D., and Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D. on October 01, 2018 in Emotional Nourishment
Older aged people possess information that if disclosed to others can enhance lives, theirs and ours. By spending time with them—listening and talking—we both become more enriched.
By Paul Thagard Ph.D. on September 13, 2018 in Hot Thought
Weather disasters associated with the development of Hothouse Earth require education that affects both cognition and emotion.
By E. Kay Trimberger Ph.D. on September 11, 2018 in Adoption Diaries
The documentary "Three Identical Strangers" exposes an unethical adoption study, but it does not tell us about other such studies that are ethical.
By John-Manuel Andriote on September 03, 2018 in Stonewall Strong
Tired of feeling weighed down by secrets you keep because "what would others say"? Free yourself by rejecting the stigma that keeps you quiet.
By Tasha Eurich Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in The Power of Insight
Are you sick of how polarized the world has become? Asking this question can help turn adversaries into allies.
By Hilary Jacobs Hendel LCSW on August 15, 2018 in Emotion as Information
Going to a funeral used to be a terrifying prospect for me. Walking into a room filled with sadness and grief evoked an intense desire not to be there.
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