Top 25 List: December 2011

8. Creating Advantage in College

By Steve Baskin
Summer camp gives children meaningful advantages in college.

1. Dangers of Crying It Out

By Darcia Narvaez Ph.D.
Damaging children and their relationships for the longterm.

4. What the Face of Love Looks Like

By Sam Sommers
When it comes to love, a look can say it all.

12. How Mistakes Make You Smarter

By Kelly McGonigal Ph.D.
There are typical responses to mistakes: paying attention and shutting down.

5. How Children Learn Bravery

By Peter Gray Ph.D.
It's dangerous to try to protect children from all dangers.

2. Twelve Things You Weren't Taught About Creative Thinking

By Michael Michalko
Aspects of creative thinking that are not usually taught.

6. Autism, Ability, and Adaptation

By Lynne Soraya
How can we maximize the abilities of autistic people?

9. America's Ruin

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Four psychological processes that are bringing us down

10. Giftedness: A Double-Edged Sword

By Christopher Taibbi M.A.T.
Ah, William... HE knows that Robert E. Lee traveled with a pet hen...

11. Porn for Tweens?

By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
Helping our children resist sleazy advertisers.

7. Think of Yourself in Third Person

By Gretchen Rubin
But the thing is, it really works.

13. Are Extroverts Happier?

By Susan Cain
Yes, But...

21. Four Secrets to Lasting Love

By Rita Watson MPH
Love is an easily solved mystery of giving.

14. Black and White Thinking Causes Massive Confusion

By Randi Kreger
Splitting is both a borderline and narcissistic trait.

16. Are Fat Women Sexual Targets?

By Pamela Madsen
"Hogging" is a form of sexual harassment that seldom make the news.

17. What a Dog’s Tail Wag Really Means

By Stanley Coren Ph.D., F.R.S.C.
Specific tail wags provide information about the emotional state of dogs.

25. Twenty Questions to Find New Love and Marriage

By Rita Watson MPH
New love may elude those who think out of focus.

18. When She Wants Sex More than He Does

By Michael Castleman M.A.
It's culturally unexpected, but surprisingly common.

15. Why Women Fake Orgasms

By Gad Saad Ph.D.
Faking orgasms to retain your man.

19. Flawed Anti-Abortion Review

By James C. Coyne Ph.D.
Publication editor should have caught bias and flaws in abortion review.

22. The Ten "B's" of a Successful Relationship

By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D.
It's not complicated, just remember to Be your best self.

23. How Much Longer Can I Fake It?

By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D.
I don't want to give my husband____for Christmas

24. Psychology’s Top 40 Hits

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Here's your psychology playlist

20. Dealing with Negative Events

By Art Markman Ph.D.
How can you minimize the influence of negative events?