The Surprising Psychology of BDSM

‘Fifty Shades’ piqued your curiosity? Answers to five kinky questions.

A Look at Effects of Stimulant Treatment on ADHD

Researchers are working to better understand long-term effects of ADHD medication on the brain.

5 Signs That Sibling Fighting May Be Bullying

Signs that sibling fighting is entering the territory of bullying, and ways to intervene.

Unique Considerations for Children Raised by Grandparents

Grandparents clearly are stepping up to help out in times of need.

Parenting a Child with Autism: Resist Pressure, Find Success

Parents of children with ASD must remember that each individual’s journey is unique.

Love 2.0, Actually, Is All Around

The micro-moments of shared positive connections we experience while networking might just have health benefits

More study needed on possible role of pot in psychotherapy

The jury is still out on use of cannabis to treat PTSD and anxiety disorders.

Women Helping Women in the Workplace—or Not?

Why would women in male-dominated work environments show less rather than more support for fellow female co-workers?

Reasonable Doubt

Even subtle features of language can have profound effects on how we think and feel, which in a legal context might affect legal decision-making.

Why Exercise Boosts Both Body and Mind

Research has demonstrated that exercise can improve behavioral and emotional responses to social stress and boost your mood.

The Science Behind the New Year’s Resolution

To reach your goals, connect the desired behavior to core values, prepare in advance for the moment to act and focus initially on progress made.

When Does Teasing Go Too Far?

Although we sometimes think of teasing as the slightly less evil twin of bullying, there are actually both good and bad types of teasing.

How Old Are You? On the Job, It’s Not So Obvious

Researchers are exploring the implications of "subjective age" in the workplace.

The Summer Learning Backslide: Does Your Child Lose Skills?

The old adage says, “Use it, or lose it,” and research supports this wisdom as it applies to the loss of student skills over summer break.

Would You Demonstrate Resiliency in the Wake of Trauma?

Level of exposure, social supports and biology factor in when predicting how an individual will bounce back from a traumatic event.

How Filmmakers Get Us to Root for Creeps

There are two key ways filmmakers use cinematography techniques to help viewers understand their characters, and each taps into the basic processes that help us understand the emotions of others.

Invisible Disabilities

Employers, teachers and others should be aware of the unique challenges related to disclosure of invisible disabilities

What Type of Mental Health Professional Is Right for You?

When choosing a mental health professional, arm yourself with information. It will help you in the long run--and it's also the first step to being actively involved in your own treatment.

Why Do Some Kids Cyberbully Others?

Technology, individual characteristics, and environment can contribute to bullying behavior

Too Tired for Good Behavior?

Poor sleep can undermine our capacity for self-control, which is needed to avoid counterproductive behavior in school and the workplace

What Will Be Obama's Psychological Legacy?

The change in how African Americans think others perceive them may be particularly salient among children.

The Biological Basis for the ‘Thrill of Victory’

Why do we prefer to win rather than to lose? Part of the answer is flowing through our bloodstreams.