Born in the U.S.A.

All work and no play: Are we just a bunch of Puritans?

Commas and Cents: Why $1,999.00 is More Than $1999

By Ryan T. Howell Ph.D.
If you were buying a new 3D TV would you rather pay $1900 or $1,900?

Have Americans truned against religion?

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
If you want to predict the future of religion, talk to young people

The Dex Diaries, Part 1: Changed in the Womb

By Alice Dreger Ph.D.
One woman's story of a life course altered via prenatal drug exposure

Winning is sweetest on an obstacle course

By Camille S. Johnson Ph.D.
Americans like success, but dislike privilege

The Pleasure Principle

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
What is it that you can’t wait to do everyday?

Three Ways to Use Play to Get Kids to Behave

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Be prepared so you can be in charge, and the kids grow up happy.

More Teen Sex at Home and Fewer Pregnancies: Here’s Where It Happens

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Not all countries share American understandings of teen sexuality

Valuing your own culture as well as others

By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D.
Idealizing other cultures and berating your own is no path to wisdom.

The Dex Diaries, Part 2: Why We Called the Feds

By Alice Dreger Ph.D.
Taking an extreme path to try to protect pregnant women . . . and their doctors

How to Be Ultra Productive — 10 Tips for Mastering Your Time Now

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
The key to time management is self management

4 Psychological Processes That Are Ruining America

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
What's (psychologically) wrong with America?

“Up In the Air”: What American Movies Say About Our Sexuality

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
"Up in the Air" - about an affair - is utterly sexless.

Online Magazine Takes on Self-image-Busting Beauty, Fashion Industries

By Nancy Matsumoto
Patricia Colli exhorts, "Let's all stop apologizing about ourselves."

America Is Sinking: Told You So

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
We are embarked on a precipitous, irreversible decline as a nation.

Stand up for Breastfeeding

By Darcia Narvaez Ph.D.
Don't be dissuaded from what's best for babies

Saved or Lost? AA and American Perfectionism

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
AA's perfectionism prevents people from attaining their perfect selves.

The End of Religion? Been to America Lately?

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
Religion may be out, but America is being led around by Christians.

The Personality of a President

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
How voters really judge their leaders

6 Ways the British Do It Better

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Their TV mysteries are about more than appealing accents.