Top 25 List: November 2012

8. The Lure of the Unpredictable Lover

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Why we want what we can only sometimes get

1. What Starbucks Can Teach Your Doc

By Peter A. Ubel M.D.
Doling out mental healthcare with your latte.

3. Is Willpower Energy or Motivation?

By Art Markman Ph.D.
Testing the theory that willpower reflects a lack of energy.

4. The Secrets of Long-Term Love

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.
Why are many couples still "intensely in love" after years?

12. Fly Like Lucy In the Sky

By Berit Brogaard D.M.Sci., Ph.D
Positive effects of magic mushrooms on the brain

5. Nonverbals of the Skin

By Joe Navarro M.A.
The skin communicates very effectively - if you know what to look for

2. Schoolteachers and Brain Myths

The more teachers knew about the brain...

6. Get In Shape for Great Sex

By Michael Castleman M.A.
A healthy lifestyle out of bed heats things up between the sheets.

9. How To Be A Jerk

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Anyone can be, no matter race, creed or political persuasion. Here's the secret.

10. A Genius Inside Us All

By Berit Brogaard D.M.Sci., Ph.D
Your Brain's Hidden Potential Is Waiting To Be Discovered

11. Are There Universals in Human Behavior?

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Or is evolutionary psychology on the ropes?

7. Love Is Abstract, but Sex Is Concrete

By Samantha Joel
How your mindset affects your romantic expectations

13. The Elusive Female Orgasm II

By Robin Fox
Is adult sexual pleasure an attempt to recapture childhood bliss?

21. Can Men and Women Be Friends?

By Azadeh Aalai Ph.D.
How much has interaction between the sexes really evolved?

14. Sexual Signaling at a Nightclub

By Gad Saad Ph.D.
Sexy clothes + dirty dancing = men’s attention

16. Sex, Lies, and the Brain

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Men, women, and the lies we tell

17. Healing the Cycles that Tear Couples Apart

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Identify, understand, heal negative patterns.

25. Another Blow to Chronic Fatigue Sufferers

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
The misnomer “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome” leads to misinformation.

18. Introverts and the Loneliness Loop

By Sophia Dembling
Can our comfort with solitude also lead us to loneliness?

15. The Best Kept Secret to Happiness

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.
Compassion may be key.

19. A Pessimist's Guide to Getting Things Done

By Oliver Burkeman
Negatively disposed towards positive thinking?

22. What’s New in Narcissism?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Go behind the mirror and learn the latest about narcissism

23. Are Sex and Religion Natural Enemies?

By Scott A. McGreal MSc.
Loving thoughts might increase religious belief...

24. Why Nice Guys and Gals Finish Last in Love

By Jeremy Nicholson M.S.W., Ph.D.
Why being nice doesn't lead to love.

20. Does Mindfulness Stress You Out?

By Brad Waters
How to let go of the expectation and hype.