Life on the Edge

Life on the Edge

The upside of risky behavior.

What's Your Risk Profile?

Why challenging yourself matters.

Let Kids Take Risks

Our kids need the advantages that risk-taking brings.

The Novelty Habit

Couples that play together stay together.

Risky business? Why women earn less than men

What keeps women from getting what they want in the workplace

Could You Be a Good Spy?

Tense literary spy novel is based on real events.

The Six Best Ways to Decrease Your Anxiety

Research-based coping strategies that can help you get through it.

Is It Bad to be “Set in Your Ways”?

What's wrong with being "set in your ways"?

Polyamory: Married and Dating

Polyamory is the subject of Showtime's new reality TV show.

"No Medical Student Would Have Done This": Responses to The Colorado Killings

Does it "make sense" a Ph.D. student is allegedly involved in the killings?

Just Do It!

The freedom to act as a goal of psychoanalysis

Why People Get Better

Novelty-seeking used to make people alcoholic, now it makes them creative.

Extreme Adventure Travel in Plan B Nation

Tackling your inner Mount Everest

What Happened at the World Domination Summit

1,000 awesome people came to Portland last weekend -- here's what happened.

Take My Money, Please!

The psychology of not-a-trust fund baby

How One Baby Step Changed Everything

Sometimes all it takes to change your worldview is one minor alteration.

Why women are more religious than men

It's all about risk management

The Elephant In The Bipolar Room

The "dis-abled" argument is central to bipolar disorder.

Give Your Brain a Sprint - Think Like a Kid

What comes first: Age or brain atrophy from inaction?

Is Gambling a Good Way to Experience Flow?

Slot machine gambling is akin to prayer, claims psychoanalyst.

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

Ninety Percent of High Performers Possess High EQ

Great Guidebooks for Challenging Times

Five good books for when bad things happen

The $100 Investment

How to give away $100,000 in cash.

Deadly Mind Traps

Simple cognitive errors can have disastrous consequences.

There Are No Accidents

Go for it, but look both ways first.

Dare To Dream

The fine art of risky decision making.

Stress decreases risk-taking in older adults.

Stress decreases risk taking as you get older.

Seven Ways to Say “No” and Keep Good Relations

Set your boundaries without feeling guilty.

Can a "Failure of Imagination" Kill You?

A strong imagination is a vital asset