Want Greater Health and Well-Being? Try Showing Gratitude!

You might think it's "good" to feel grateful towards others' acts of kindness, but did you know that doing so increases your physical and psychological health

Did Trump’s Election Make Men More Aggressive?

Research is finding that overtly sexist, aggressive attitudes and behavior towards women appears to be increasing post-election.

Want To Hurt Your Relationship? Here's A Quick And Fast Way!

You can hurt your relationship when a bad memory arises in a new situation. But trying to improve your relationship can have contradictory results.

Why You Keep Bringing Workplace Stress Home With You

Do you think getting more rest and sleep helps you let go of workplace stress when you get home each day? A new study says yes; but it fails to recognize the true solution.

Men vs. Women Want Different Outcomes in Couples Therapy

Research shows the same kinds of conflicts around problem solving couples experience at home also affects what they look for in couples therapy.

Does Enjoying Life And Helping Others Affect Your Longevity?

How long you live, and your state of health over the years, appear linked with how well you sustain a sense of enjoyment in life, over the years. But what do you think fuels it?

High Stress Job? Warning: You Might Die Prematurely!

It's long been known that too little control and autonomy in your work can erode your health and wellbeing. But now that's found to lead to early death as well.

New Research Shows Why People Believe False Information

How your brain retrieves information explains the persistence of believing falsehoods.

Attitude to Aging Impacts Everything About Aging

Do you think about aging with dread? Do you embrace it with a positive attitude? Your view of getting older has a direct impact on your mental and physical health, research finds.

Suffer From Anxiety Disorder? New Research That Yoga Helps!

Psychotherapy and medication are typical treatments for anxiety disorder. But new research is showing other ways you can help diminish your symptoms, and are worth trying.

Being Kind to Others Increases Your Well-being

A direct path to increasing your happiness and overall wellbeing is to be kind and giving to others—an ancient perspective; now, new research confirms it.

Good Communication Alone Doesn't Improve Relationships

Research finds that good communication results from a positive relationship that's been built on a solid foundation.

Bad Jobs Hurt Your Health by the Time You're 40

If you're dissatisfied with your job, or with the management culture you work in, watch out: New research shows that it damages your mental health by the time you reach 40.

An Insecure Childhood Affects How You Deal With Adult Stress

If you experienced insecurity in your relationship with your parents, you're likely to have difficulty when faced with stressful decisions or situations.

Back From Vacation, and Now More Likely to Divorce?

Couples often hope that their relationship will benefit their relationship. But a new study finds that returning from summer vacation is when divorces spike.

Are You Single? You're Likely to Have a More Fulfilling Life

New research finds that single people are not lonely and unhappy, as the stereotype describes. Rather, they experience greater fulfillment and personal growth than married people.

Two Hidden Ways to Sustain Romance and Intimacy

It's easy to overlook the small things that can promote a lasting romantic connection and wellbeing with your partner.

We Psychologists Ignore Our Responsibility to the Public

The challenges, tumult and interdependence marking today's world calls for a new understanding of what psychological health looks like for individuals and society.

Do Women With More Premarital Partners Get Divorced Less?

New research sheds light on which types of experiences prior to (or instead of marriage) enable positive, intimate, and mutual partnerships to grow—and last.

The Trump Mentality: A Modern-Day Conquistador?

The apparent contradictions of Trump's expressed attitudes and behavior are actually consistent, when you realize they emanate from an overriding sense of unfettered personal power

Stress, Success And The Demise of Manhood

R.E.M. sang "It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine." But many men find their view of manhood and success crumbling, and it doesn't feel so "fine." Here's why.

Does Joining Your Head and Your Heart Create Wisdom?

New research shows how heart rate affects reason when dealing with complex problems. It highlights the importance of stepping outside of a narrow, self-centered perspective.

What Happens When Prejudiced People Meditate?

A new study finds that meditation can be a good vehicle for reducing prejudice towards the "other" who is not part of one's own ethnic group.

Actions That Benefit Others Improves Work Team Performance

Research shows that work teams perform more effectively and productively when management promotes a sense of service and helping among employees.

Are Open Marriages Psychologically Healthy for Couples?

New forms of sexual-romantic relationships are increasingly visible today. How we assess them psychologically may reflect personal views and assumptions more than real evidence.

Does Sexism Harm Women If It's Covert And Subtle?

Research shows how subtle sexism in the workplace can harm women as much as the overt, blatant form.

Would More Money Or More Time Bring You Greater Happiness?

How does your desire for more money vs. having more affect your overall life happiness and psychological health? New research sheds light on what the impact is.

Are You Bored and Checked Out At Work? Here's Why

There are three overlooked reasons why people tune out at work and watch the clock until they can leave.

Can Divorce Increase Your Overall Health?

Research finds that divorce can increase health, but the findings underscore the importance of a positive relationship, no matter what form it takes.

Can Empathy Towards Political Opponents Change Their Views?

Are your political views the opposite of someone you know? Research shows how you might persuade that person towards your own position.

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