The Other 'N' Word: The Power of No!

What may open up in your life when you start saying no?

The Psychology of Social Media

What does the empirical literature reveal regarding social media consumption?

When Politics and Rape Culture Collide

In what ways does the most recent scandal as the presidential election nears represent a collision between rape culture and politics?

Why Colin Kaepernick Is a Patriot

What is the difference between blind versus constructive patriotism, and how is that related to the latest NFL controversy?

The Dark Side to the 2016 Olympics

Behind the pageantry, what are some of the hidden aspects to the Olympic games, and how do they trace back to the Nazi regime?

The Woman Who Brought Down Roger Ailes

Institutional sexism is put in the spotlight with the sexual harassment scandal surrounding Fox News CEO Roger Ailes.

Revisiting Harry Harlow’s Legacy: Cruelty Towards Monkeys

Iconic figures in psychology need to be more critically scrutinized when their research violates basic principles of ethics and morality. Harry Harlow is put under the spotlight.

Study Demonstrates Racial Disparity in Police Force

The science supports the arguments in favor of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Battle of the Letters on Social Media

Rape culture is once again in the spotlight as a rape survivor and the father of the rapist voice testimonials via social media.

How Wide Is the Generation Gap Between Students and Teachers

Are there significant differences between the skills that the younger generations are developing versus the ones the rest of us acquired growing up?

Profile of a Mass Shooter: The Domestic Violence Link

An often dismissed link occurs between mass shootings and violent acts against women. Domestic violence is a legitimate risk factor for perpetrators of mass shootings.

Facebook Free: Aftermath

Are there benefits from taking a break from social media?

The Panama Papers: Investigative Reporting at Its Best

Corporate media is ratings driven, which conflicts with the ambitions of high quality journalism. The recent Panama Papers spotlights the significance of investigative reporting.

The 30-Day (Facebook) Diet

What are the perils of being constantly connected in a digital culture? Can we take a step back as consumers and decide to digitally unplug?

Revisiting the Placebo Effect

What do placebo effects reveal about the mind-body connection? Do our bodies have the capacity to self-heal?

America the Anxious

What about American culture is making you anxious? How can you become empowered to combat the anxiety and be less on edge?

You Can Still Be a Feminist and Not Vote for Hillary

Feminists are calling on young democratic women supporting Sanders to pledge their allegiance to Clinton. Are feminists pushing too hard on this issue?

5 Reasons to do Yoga Right Now

What are the benefits of a regular yoga practice? Read the top five reasons to consider adding or maintaining this mindfulness-based practice to improve health and wellness.

New Year, New You

How can resolutions for the new year be achieved? Is less more in the case of cultivating better lifestyle choices?

Why are so Many Rape Allegations being Ignored?

Did NFL quarterback Jameis Winston get a free pass to sexually assault a student during his tenure at FSU just because he was a star on the football field?

Rethinking John B. Watson's Legacy

Should Watson be taught to students as a cautionary tale? In tracing his research, it becomes clear that in addition to ethically questionable studies, Watson was promoting problematic and dangerous assertions regarding child rearing without legitimate support for any of his claims.

Are There Any Feminists in Hollywood?

Are they any real feminists among celebrities? What are the issues regarding gender inequality that continue to persist as reflected in Hollywood? Will the real feminist celebrities please stand up?

How U.S. Education System is failing our Youth

What can we learn from the latest incident of brutality against a black student in South Carolina? What larger risks are our youth being subjected to within the U.S. educational system?

Top 5 Lifestyle Changes to Lower Cancer Risk

What lifestyle modifications should you consider to start living a healthier life right now?

Applying Mindfulness Techniques to Quit Smoking

How can mindfulness practices be applied to cessation of smoking? Research suggests a significant reduction in cravings by using the Crave to Quit program (download the app).

Is Technology Ruining Romance?

Forget those handwritten letters or poems written to you by lovers.

Pet Ownership and Mental Health

Does the research on pet ownership validate the notion of man's best friend?

Men, Women & Children (& Technology)

In what ways is the digital world changing what it means to be human? This question, and many other provocative ones, are raised by Reitman's new film, Men, Women & Children

Walk in Nature: Good for Brain, Good for Spirit

How can exposure to nature enrich our brain and mental health?

Revisiting the Stanford Prison Experiment

A review of the Stanford Prison Experiment, out in wide release this weekend. Does the film bring anything new to Zimbardo's infamous study?

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