The COVID crisis throws into relief what happens when grief has—quite literally—nowhere to go. The evidence suggests that most people summon strengths that surpass their own expectations.
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By Robyn Koslowitz Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in Targeted Parenting
Feeling down as a parent? You may not be clinically depressed—you may be experiencing parental burnout.
By Ann Gold Buscho Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in A Better Divorce
Hoping to get your divorce done fast? There are important reasons why rushing is not a good idea.
By Dale Hartley Ph.D., MBA on July 09, 2020 in Machiavellians: Gulling the Rubes
Going along to get along can minimize conflict and dispel cognitive dissonance. It can also produce dire consequences.
By Nicole Prause Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in Therapist or Bartender
Why has there been a decades-long fight about what counts as effective mental health care?
By Diane Dreher Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in Your Personal Renaissance
Three traps people may use to try to control you—and strategies to keep from falling into them.
By Cami Rosso on July 09, 2020 in The Future Brain
A new study demonstrates a machine learning algorithm that predicts aspects of antidepressant efficacy based on brain waves and pretreatment symptoms.
By Kathryn Haydon MSc on July 09, 2020 in Adventures in Divergent Thinking
Have you ever thought deeply about water? How would you describe the taste of water?
By Erin Leyba LCSW, Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in Joyful Parenting
Has your anxiety spiked during the pandemic? These evidence-based tools can help.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in Sleep Newzzz
Here are some things we’ve learned so far about what’s happened to our sleep since lockdown, with some advice about how to put this information to work for your sleep.
By Dorothy Firman Ed.D. LMHC, BCC on July 09, 2020 in Living a Life of Purpose
Waiting for a New Normal may just keep us stuck. Consider a larger view.
By John G. Cottone Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in The Cube
How did we get to "know nothing?" A discussion of postmodernism, media and conspiracy theories.
By Dona Matthews Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in Going Beyond Intelligence
No matter your child’s age or race, they’re not too young for you to talk to them about diversity, inclusion, equity, and anti-racism.
By Dan Bates, LMHC, MAML on July 09, 2020 in Mental Health Nerd
Unlock your partner's desire to fulfill your sexual needs through gratitude.
By Nootralize - Cognitive Enhancement on July 09, 2020 in Experience Engineering
Based on placebo-controlled studies, these are some helpful supplements for mood.
By Temma Ehrenfeld on July 09, 2020 in Open Gently
You can improve your immunity with your mind.
By Joe Kort, Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in Understanding the Erotic Code
What are modern dating expectations and how to navigate them.
By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in The Human Beast
Reopening the economy brought alarming recent increases in COVID-19 cases in the U.S. Are Americans up to this challenge?
By Robert T Muller Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in Talking About Trauma
The silent sufferings of an invisible illness
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on July 09, 2020 in Canine Corner
The old belief that 1 year in a dog's age is equivalent to 7 years in human age is wrong. Changes over time to DNA allows a new computation of a dog's age in human years
By Anthony Silard Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in The Art of Living Free
When asked what they most fear, being killed by a shark or dying in a traffic accident, most people respond that they are more afraid of the former. Why is our fear so irrational?
By Mary Bates Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in Animal Minds
Commercial whaling cut a swath through the northern bottlenose whale population. Now, samples from whaling expeditions are helping scientists learn more about these animals.
By The Convergence Special Interest Group on July 09, 2020 in Convergence and Integration in Psychotherapy
Part 3: Physics and mathematics come together to explain the human mind and how psychotherapy works.
By Ruth Gotian Ed.D., M.S. on July 09, 2020 in Optimizing Success
Two-thirds of people surveyed know they need a mentor but only one-third actually have one. Here are five places where you can find a potential mentor.
By Jennifer Powell-Lunder Psy.D. on July 09, 2020 in Let's Talk Tween
If you or your tween suffer from anxiety, the road back to regular may indeed be quite difficult. The goal is to avoid allowing pandemonium and panic to block your path.
By Rebecca Schrag Hershberg Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in Little House Calls
Our hardships are here to stay, at least for now, which means our anger is, too. Here are some suggestions for how to cope with it—including acceptance.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in Hope + Resilience
Grief is not a problem to be fixed but a process to be lived out. If you know someone going through the intense pain of traumatic loss, you have an opportunity to help them.
By Erin O'Connor, Ed.D. and Robin Neuhaus on July 09, 2020 in Scientific Mommy
Does your child have extremely high standards? Are they worried their teacher will be disappointed in their work? Children can experience different kinds of perfectionism.
By Zorana Ivcevic Pringle Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in Creativity: The Art and Science
Creativity is increasingly important at work. Is the playing field level for men and women?
By Ilyse Dobrow DiMarco Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in Mom Brain
In a time filled with contradictions and inconsistencies, the need for acceptance is more critical than ever.
By Clay Drinko, Ph.D. on July 09, 2020 in Play Your Way Sane
Being old doesn't have to be isolating and serious. New research shows that improvisation helps seniors boost their overall well-being, sense of community, and joy.
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