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By Utpal Dholakia Ph.D. on March 18, 2019 in The Science Behind Behavior
Over-withholding taxes seems imprudent but it can have psychological benefits.
By Steven C. Hayes Ph.D. on March 18, 2019 in Get Out of Your Mind
Learn to do what matters most even without motivation.
By Renee Engeln Ph.D. on March 17, 2019 in Beauty Sick
You can change the mental habit of berating your body and learn to think gentler, more accepting thoughts.
By Marty Klein Ph.D. on March 17, 2019 in Sexual Intelligence
Product after product gives women and men the chance to feel sexually inadequate. Self-acceptance and better communication are a better fix for almost any sexual problem.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on March 16, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
It’s been said that everyone lies. If so, it means that you need a good way to find out who’s lying to you. New research suggests that it may just be a matter of listening.
By Darren Good, Ph.D. and Chris Lyddy, Ph.D. on March 15, 2019 in Being While Doing
Beyond the hype, what does science say about the impacts of mindfulness at work?
By Tara Thiagarajan Ph.D., and Jennifer J. Newson Ph.D. on March 15, 2019 in 7 Billion Brains
What your brain activity can—and can't—tell you about your sleep.
By Bruce Grierson on March 15, 2019 in The Carpe Diem Project
"We're every age we've ever been," said Anne Lamott. But some ages matter more than others—and the most important age may be 10.
By Christopher Bergland on March 15, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
New research helps to explain why "sorry" is the hardest word for some people and why "non-apology" apologies are so common.
By Justin J Lehmiller Ph.D. on March 14, 2019 in The Myths of Sex
Two psychologists share their advice on improving sexual communication and maintaining a great sex life. They also debunk one of the biggest myths about sex.
By Pamela B. Paresky Ph.D. on March 14, 2019 in Happiness and the Pursuit of Leadership
Many kids in the cheating scandal had no idea their parents were interfering with their applications. Lawnmower parenting might clear a path, but it leaves a trail of debris.
By David Susman, Ph.D. on March 13, 2019 in The Recovery Coach
Do you unknowingly further the stigma against people with mental illnesses? Check yourself here and learn easy and effective ways to do better.
By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D. on March 13, 2019 in Don't Delay
Sticking to our exercise intentions is tough. Too often present-self puts off the workout, believing that future-self is more motivated. Here's why.
By Iddo Landau, Ph.D. on March 13, 2019 in Finding Meaning in an Imperfect World
Conclusions often drawn from the famous thought experiment appear problematic.
By Anthony C. Lopez Ph.D. on March 13, 2019 in Evolutionary Politics
Is there a tradeoff between strength and empathy? Why the strong read Clausewitz and the weak read Mao.
By Alison Escalante M.D. on March 12, 2019 in Shouldstorm
Parents who spent millions to get children into top colleges sent their kids a message: You are not good enough. We don’t believe in your abilities.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on March 12, 2019 in Darwin's Subterranean World
Much has been made of research on the Dark Triad of personality, but a new set of studies takes an alternative approach. Meet the Light Triad.
By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D. on March 12, 2019 in Feeling It
Nearly half of Americans report feeling lonely. These practices can make a difference.
By Tara Peris Ph.D. on March 12, 2019 in Touchy Subject
Can psychotherapy help patients with BFRBs? Yes, if the therapist takes the right approach.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on March 12, 2019 in In Practice
How to efficiently invest in your relationship when you're overloaded at work.