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By David B. Feldman Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in Supersurvivors
When a loved one is diagnosed with a life-threatening or terminal illness, it’s hard to know how best to provide emotional support. Here are four tips that may help.
By Deana Shevit Goldin, Ph.D., DNP, APRN on June 23, 2021 in The Brain-Body Connection
It's crucial for psychiatric mental health practitioners and dermatologists to work collaboratively.
By Jutta Joormann Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in Thoughts and Feelings
A new study combining neuroimaging with tracking participants' geographical movements shows that going to new places increases happiness.
By Gary W. Lewandowski Jr. Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in The Psychology of Relationships
In relationships, partners need to support each other. But not all support is created equal, and invisible support is often more helpful.
By Berit Brogaard D.M.Sci., Ph.D on June 24, 2021 in The Superhuman Mind
Employers increasingly use emotional intelligence tests to screen job candidates. However, using these tests as a measure of emotional competence is potentially problematic.
By Elizabeth Aura McClintock Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in It’s a Man’s, and a Woman’s, World
COVID-19 drove a decrease in mothers' paid work hours, in gender parity in parenting, and in fertility. These changes may shape a generation.
By Susan Biali Haas M.D. on June 23, 2021 in Prescriptions for Life
Have you been feeling blah and aimless? These five simple strategies can give your life and outlook an immediate boost.
By Jake Teeny Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in A Difference of Opinion
As the U.S. approaches its July 4 vaccination goal, here are the best tactics from behavioral research to help persuade those who remain vaccine-hesitant.
By Michael W. Austin Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in Ethics for Everyone
Gratitude is good, and it is also good for us.
By Danielle Ramo Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in From Z to Alpha
Wondering how the online world can be joyful for LGBTQ+ youth? There are plenty of ways.
By Eileen Bailey on June 23, 2021 in Let's Talk About Mental Health
Is anxiety preventing you from sleeping or interfering with your daily life? Here are 10 tips for lessening your symptoms.
By Christopher Bergland on June 23, 2021 in The Athlete's Way
Hearing self-selected songs from a playlist of personal favorites can offset mental fatigue and make running on a treadmill seem easier, a new study reports.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in Sleep Newzzz
If you wake up in the morning with jaw pain, you may be grinding your teeth.
By Ilan Kelman Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in Disaster By Choice
The world's only research center devoted to the science of warnings has been launched at University College London.
By Caroline Leavitt on June 23, 2021 in Runs in the Family
If you can calm your anxiety, your sense of yourself will calm, too.
By Shainna Ali Ph.D., LMHC on June 23, 2021 in A Modern Mentality
It's rare to scroll on a social platform without coming across a meme. Can they actually be used to foster mental wellness?
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in Animal Emotions
A new book by Michael Tobias and Jane Morrison is a virtual anthrozoological encyclopedia—a magical mystery tour—that shows how our struggle to exist has actually isolated us.
By Eric Karpinski and Becca Labbe Karpinski on June 23, 2021 in Putting Happiness to Work
"I have to fire my VP of sales. People love him but I need better results. Should I throw a goodbye party, or is that too painful and awkward?"
By Cheryl Harasymchuk Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in The Positive Side of Relationships
Can planned dates be exciting?
By Dorothy Firman Ed.D. LMHC, BCC on June 23, 2021 in Living a Life of Purpose
Stepping into the next stage of our unfolding offers us a chance to bring forward new and important ways of being. It's time to re-enter our new normal with a new take on life.
By Michael L. Birnbaum M.D. on June 23, 2021 in The Health of Our Youth
From your digital data on your phone to telehealth, how technology holds the key adolescent psychiatry.
By Jeremy Nicholson M.S.W., Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in The Attraction Doctor
Why do relationships get stuck as "just friends" or friends with benefits? It may be due to a difference in short-term sexual or long-term commitment standards.
By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in The Ethical Professor
Most classes this fall will be held on campus, but I’m staying remote. Should I still strongly encourage, or require students, to keep their cameras on?
By Nancy Darling Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in Thinking About Kids
Many parents think they should be providing kids with huge quantities of child-focused time. Here are 3 things that kids really need from parents.
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in Moral Landscapes
U.S. parenting culture and practices increase anxiety in parent and child. Traditional societies know techniques that support calm and well-being in parent and child.
By Dona Matthews Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in Going Beyond Intelligence
The optimal match approach works well not only for understanding and meeting gifted learning needs, but is also a more inclusive way of providing gifted education.
By Eric Haseltine Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in Long Fuse, Big Bang
Clues to the mystery from Soviet KGB history and an intriguing recent blog post in Russia.
By Steven Stosny, Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in Anger in the Age of Entitlement
The conflicts fostered by social media are more temperamental than factual.
By Eugene Rubin M.D., Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in Demystifying Psychiatry
A history of mood disorders is associated with increased death rates and a decreased likelihood of discharge home for patients hospitalized for COVID-19.
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in Evolution of the Self
Relying on your partner to validate you is to forfeit your personal power, for it makes you far more susceptible to their opinions and evaluation.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on June 23, 2021 in Stronger at the Broken Places
Sex releases hormones like oxytocin, which makes us feel good.
By Kailey Spina Horan, Ph.D., LMHC on June 23, 2021 in The Reality of Gen Z
Are you accidentally invalidating your child? Knowing what not to say can make all the difference.
By Cara DiYanni Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in Play and Imitation
Children's decisions of whether or not to copy a model's seemingly ridiculous actions are far from clear-cut.
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