Rein In Your Impulses

Why Not?

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton Ph.D.
Resisting the impulse to overeat can be harder after holidays

Tame Your Temptations

By Susan Carnell Ph.D.
Being honest about your self-control.

Intoxicating Behaviors: 300 Vaginas = A Lot of Dopamine

By Marnia Robinson
Why are porn and junk food so tempting?

Impulse control: Why is it harder than ever?

By Thomas G. Plante Ph.D., ABPP
It is so hard to say no when you want to say yes!

Voraciously Yours....

By Debbie Stier
When it comes to SAT reading, better to be perspicacious than voracious.

Feeling Deprived? Beware of Casinos

By David DeSteno Ph.D.
Can feeling deprived lead to gambling?

The Chocolate Meditation – Perfect For Mindfulness Day

By Danny Penman Ph.D.
"Time to Meditate while eating a bar of chocolate..."

As I Predicted, Serena's Boorish and Threatening Behavior Continues

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
People think it's normal and fine for Serena to physically threaten officials

Smoking and Supportive Texts

By Naveed Saleh M.D., M.S.
Smokers intent on quitting responded well to supportive text messages.

Blame Throwers, Credit Grabbers, and You

By Nancy Ancowitz
Handling a different kind of credit crisis at work

To Lose the Weight, You Gotta Change How You Relate (to Food)

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Why behavioral skills are the key to long-term weight loss

How the Weiner, Schwarzenegger, and Edwards Sex Scandals Helped Me

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
He had been living under a black cloud of depression.

Are We Good? Or Bad? Or Both?

By Jennifer Kunst Ph.D.
Yes, there is hope for the human race

Introverts and the Home Office

By Sophia Dembling
The home office is great for introverts, until it's not.

Narcissism Isn't for Everybody

By Donna Barstow
Look at yourself. No, look at me.

Why Can't I Get the Job Done on Time?

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Am I passive-aggressive or just disorganized?

How to Mainline Sugar, Carbs and Fat: Bingeing and the Blues

By Victoria Maxwell
Bipolar Disorder or Binge Eating Disorder?

I’m a social smoker: Who are you kidding?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
The slippery slope from social smoking to two packs a day

Beat Your Email and Texting Impulses

By Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.
Five fallacies that fuel our tech stress.

Childhood as an Impulse Control Disorder (Part 2)

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
Can "untamed" childhood impulsivity lead to addiction?

When Does Mothering Become Smothering? Part 1

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Parents' impluse is to coddle, but how much is too much.

Don't Touch That! Avoiding Impulse Spending

By Stephanie A. Sarkis Ph.D.
Why we are more likely to buy things we've touched.

We're All ADHD Now

By David D. Nowell Ph.D.
What's the best defense against the manipulation of our attention?

Feeling Good--Vs. Feeling Good About Ourselves (Part 1)

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
Can feeling good lead you to feel bad?

An Alternative View of "Compulsive" Gambling

By Stanton E. Samenow Ph.D.
Gambling is not a "disease" that one catches like the flu

Do People with ADHD Cheat More?

By Stephanie A. Sarkis Ph.D.
Could a gene variation influence infidelity?

Taking Charge: Shopping and Eating Binges

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
Can eating and shopping impulses be controlled?