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By Sonja Lyubomirsky Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in How of Happiness
New research suggests that happiness precedes and often leads to career success.
By Hara Estroff Marano on August 13, 2018 in Nation of Wimps
Dating is really an inside game, but most approach it from the outside-in. No wonder it makes many people so miserable. An interview with Ken Page, author of Deeper Dating.
By Utpal Dholakia Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in The Science Behind Behavior
For a short-lived motivation boost when you're flagging, bragging strategically will help.
By Neighborhood Psychiatry on August 13, 2018 in Psychiatry for the People
The majority of people with Social Anxiety and Generalized Anxiety Disorder don't get treated. Research looks at what we can do to address this massive neglect.
By Carol A. Lambert, MSW on August 14, 2018 in Mind Games
Feeling badly in an interaction? That feeling can help you protect yourself.
By American Psychoanalytic Association on August 14, 2018 in Psychoanalysis Unplugged
Talk therapy can help you and your children cope with negative emotions, but which one is best?
By Ilene Strauss Cohen Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in Your Emotional Meter
All of us have triggers that can lead us to overreact at times. If we know what those triggers are, we can learn to be more in control of ourselves when our buttons are pushed.
By Abigail Fagan on August 14, 2018 in Brainstorm
Representatives can implement policy to address the epidemic in their district.
By Jesse Marczyk Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Pop Psych
Students at private schools tend to do better academically than those at public schools. But this may have little to do with the school itself.
By Lee Alan Dugatkin Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in The Prince of Evolution
Siberian foxes help unravel the mysteries of domestication.
By Dawn Kingston Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in The Pregnant Pause
Many women think that if they struggle with depression or anxiety during pregnancy it will all go away when the baby is born. Recent studies tell us this just isn’t true.
By Susan Biali M.D. on August 13, 2018 in Prescriptions for Life
If you're struggling to lose weight and can't get your food habits under control, there's a good chance the problem isn't your willpower. It's your environment.
By William L. Mace Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Campus Confidential: Coping with College
Freedom and fear, even of death, cannot co-exist.
By Shireen Jeejeebhoy on August 13, 2018 in Concussion Is Brain Injury
Being in on the early days of brain biofeedback and audiovisual entrainment to treat brain injury required overcoming fear and doubt and managing heavy fatigue.
By Joseph H. Baskin M.D. on August 13, 2018 in Cell Block
How does a person suffering mania or psychosis receive treatment in prison?
By Scott G. Eberle Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Play in Mind
Why should I fear riding a Ferris wheel?
By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in The Teen Doctor
Worrying excessively with your college student is not helpful.
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Evolution of the Self
It’s supremely ironic. Narcissists are notorious for ruthlessly exploiting others, yet they’re exceptionally vulnerable to being duped themselves.
By Eric S. Jannazzo Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in The Full Spectrum
When we keep having the same relationships again and again, we must learn to see ourselves.
By Adi Jaffe Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in All About Addiction
In the fight for dominance between psychology and biology, the role of environmental influence on addiction often gets left behind. We're about to fix that.
By Kyle D. Pruett M.D. on August 13, 2018 in Once Upon a Child
New parents are often champions of nurture over nature. But what happens when a second child comes along who's wildly different from the first?
By Theresa E DiDonato Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Meet, Catch, and Keep
Is your partner's happiness affecting your workout or lack thereof?
By Gregg Henriques Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Theory of Knowledge
Psychology currently lacks a system of language and concepts that is shared by all psychologists. A system has been proposed to move psychology to a more unified state.
By Shari Eberts on August 13, 2018 in Life With Hearing Loss
When you have hearing loss, it is important to make sure your service providers are hearing loss friendly. Follow these tips to make sure your needs are met.
By Mike Brooks Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Tech Happy Life
With kids these days, it's a given that some screen problems will emerge. How are we to address these problems effectively when they do?
By Paul Thagard Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Hot Thought
Self-esteem does not qualify as a basic human need because it has only a weak connection with accomplishments and relationships, and because its value is culture-bound.
By Clifford N Lazarus Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Think Well
A lot of parents feel guilty because, despite having unhappy children, they are basically happy themselves. This post discusses why it’s okay to be happier than one’s kids.
By Noah Potvin Ph.D., MT-BC on August 13, 2018 in Into the Mystic
Understanding how to successfully implement music therapy into end-of-life care can make a world of difference to patients.
By Magda Osman, Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Future-Minded
What does it mean to believe that the unconscious drives what we do? Subliminal advertising is used as an example to discuss the problems with this belief.
By Alan A. Cavaiola Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Beyond Bullying
Are you being victimized by age discrimination? Here are some ways to stay vital and relevant in today's youth-dominated workplaces.
By Rick Hanson Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Your Wise Brain
If you say what's true, and say it clearly and kindly, you get one kind of result. But if you speak falsely, you get different results: unnecessary conflicts, lost opportunities.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
A new study examines whether using electronic devices in the classroom affects students' exam performance.
By Sean Grover L.C.S.W. on August 13, 2018 in When Kids Call the Shots
Is your relationship suffering from parenting burnout?
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