Top 25 List: March 2012

8. The Five Fears We All Live By

By Karl Albrecht Ph.D.
When we know where they really come from, we can start to control them.

1. Five Things Not to Say to a Special Needs Parent

By Gina Gallagher
If you don't have anything nice to say, duct tape your mouth.

3. Why Women Can't Find a Good Man

By Jeremy Nicholson M.S.W., Ph.D.
The frustrations of dating.

4. Why the Spark Fades in a Relationship

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
What prompts the shift from helpless love to deep disinterest?

12. Why French Kids Don't Have ADHD

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
A lesson from Europe on behavior-regulation.

5. What Tears Relationships Apart

By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D.
Avoid these actions and you may live happily.

2. The Ecstasy of Exercise

By Debby Herbenick Ph.D., M.P.H.
Exploring a little secret about women and exercise.

6. How to Ruin a Romantic Relationship

By Seth Meyers Psy.D.
Destroying a relationship is easier than you may think.

9. The Wrong Reason to Get Married

By Mark D. White Ph.D.
And the right way to think about it.

10. How Threat Emotions Cause Us to Misread Our Partner

By Russell B. Lemle Ph.D.
What happens when we operate in an angry or anxious mindset?

11. Nothing in Their Heads

Debunking the Doyen et al. claims regarding the elderly-priming study.

7. Why Is It Socially Acceptable to Be Bad at Math?

By Jonathan Wai Ph.D.
And unacceptable to be bad at reading?

13. How Da Vinci Got His Ideas

By Michael Michalko
Looking for patterns and images to blend with your thoughts.

21. Bipolar Disorder and Creativity

By Neel Burton M.D.
What explains the link between bipolar disorder and creativity?

14. Habits of Highly Effective Complainers

By Meg Selig
There are ways to get attention, and ways to get ignored. Learn the difference.

16. Why People Are the Opposite of What They Appear

By Neel Burton M.D.
The ego defense mechanism of reaction formation.

17. Why Facebook Is Killing God

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Religion has no answer for narcissism

25. Want a Better Life? Read a Book

By Michael W. Austin Ph.D.
Reading to improve your life.

18. What’s Your Intimacy Quotient?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
... and what to do if you're just pseudo-intimate.

15. When to Meditate, Or Not

By Linda Wasmer Andrews
Expert advice on when to meditate, and when not to.

22. Sexless Marriage Is Surprisingly Common

By Donna Flagg
Why are so many spouses losing interest in sex?

23. The Reality of Cheating

By Eric Anderson Ph.D.
Does being in love lead men to cheat?

24. Will the Real Iranians Please Stand up?

By Azadeh Aalai Ph.D.
Bravo exploitation continues with the Shahs of Sunset.

20. Has Coddling Our Kids Set Them Up for Failure?

By David Rock
Research says we should let children do difficult things