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By Alison Escalante M.D. on March 18, 2019 in Shouldstorm
Parents have always been stressed, but now we are drowning in it. A simple method can help us find a little peace and connect with our kids.
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on March 18, 2019 in Shadow Boxing
A forensic psychiatrist and a forensic psychologist team up to offer a comprehensive evaluation of extreme acts of evil behavior.
By Christopher Bergland on March 18, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
Even minuscule experiences with nature—such as seeing some trees and sky from a classroom window—can help students perform better academically, according to a new critical review.
By Teresa Gil Ph.D. on March 18, 2019 in Breaking the Silence
Coping with overwhelming feelings and the link to child abuse
By Deborah Offner Ph.D. on March 18, 2019 in Progress Report
Whose life is this, anyway?
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on March 18, 2019 in Never Binge Again
Many factors can influence a slow metabolism problem. There are several simple things you can do to see if you have one, and make adjustments more easily than you may think!
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on March 18, 2019 in Why Bad Looks Good
Does relational drama solidify or destabilize relationships? Research has some answers—which may surprise you.
By Eva M. Krockow Ph.D. on March 18, 2019 in Stretching Theory
Find yourself overeating at food buffets? The way you pay for visiting a buffet restaurant could be influencing how much food you pile up!
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on March 18, 2019 in Emotional Fitness
There are many types of abuse in relationships, and sometimes it's actually difficult to know if your partner is being abusive or just behaving badly.
By Mary C. Lamia Ph.D. on March 18, 2019 in Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings
The synthesis of who and what we have emotionally experienced has, for the most part, uniquely shaped who we are now.
By Robert Dawson Ph.D. on March 18, 2019 in In Spite of Yourself
Are extremism and terrorism natural and inevitable human responses? Can we raise our kids differently to prevent Groundhog Day?
By Shoba Sreenivasan, Ph.D., and Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D. on March 18, 2019 in Emotional Nourishment
Giving is valued behavior. But giving to get; e.g., by a holier-than thou approach, self-effacement, or for quid pro quo can be maladaptive and exploitative rather than altruistic.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on March 17, 2019 in Animal Emotions
Beagles are force-fed fungicides and killed in a Michigan lab. The EPA doesn't require these horrific experiments, but they're required in Brazil, and they're done here.
By Lee Bare Ph.D. on March 17, 2019 in Boys Will Be Boys
Can we create dialogue and teach life lessons surrounding the recent college admissions scandal? We should and it goes beyond judgment.
By Christa Santangelo Ph.D. on March 17, 2019 in Hope and Empowerment
While research and your grandmother agree that human happiness depends on the quality of our closest relationships, maintaining that relationship with our teen can be challenging.
By Ellyn Kaschak Ph.D. on March 17, 2019 in She Comes a Long Way, Baby
How compatible are female and male sexuality? It depends.
By Barbara J. Risman Ph.D. on March 17, 2019 in Gender Questions?
What do we know about those who reject identities as women or men? What does it mean to live beyond or between the gender binary?
By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D. on March 17, 2019 in The Teen Doctor
There are ways to part with your adult children.
By Katie Willard Virant MSW, JD, LCSW on March 17, 2019 in Chronically Me
Shame associated with chronic illness is painful, debilitating, and bad for our health. Identifying, understanding and coping with this emotion can go a long way.
By Abigail Brenner M.D. on March 17, 2019 in In Flux
Sometimes a marriage/relationship gets off track. Instead of the couple working on it together one of the spouses finds comfort, attention, & attraction with some else. What to do?
By Naomi Ellemers Ph.D. on March 17, 2019 in Social Climates
We think we know what discrimination looks like but often fail to acknowledge situations where it occurs.
By Deborah Rivas-Drake, Ph.D. on March 17, 2019 in American Me, American We
How can we support racial unity without requiring uniformity in youth?
By Rob Henderson on March 17, 2019 in After Service
The rich and famous wrongly bribed their kids into college. Here are 5 other stunning facts about college in America.
By Steven Stosny, Ph.D. on March 17, 2019 in Anger in the Age of Entitlement
We have to struggle to maintain a sense of humanity.
By Christopher Bergland on March 17, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
New research suggests that breathing in through the nose helps the brain focus better on specific tasks.
By Charles E. Dodgen Ph.D. on March 17, 2019 in Simple Lessons for a Better Life
Can old-timers provide insights into the current opioid problem?
By Susan Biali Haas M.D. on March 16, 2019 in Prescriptions for Life
Stuck in the cycle of losing weight and gaining it back? The battle is real: your body's designed to defend a fat setpoint. These strategies may help you to finally win the battle.
By Jonathan Golding, Ph.D. and Anne Lippert, PhD on March 16, 2019 in Careers in Psych
Thinking about graduate or professional school? Make sure you understand the time frame for applications!
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on March 16, 2019 in Animal Emotions
Why do so many racehorses die? Their shockingly high death rates are avoidable if they weren't forced to run for human entertainment and money.
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