Top 25 List: April 2013

8. Can Your Sexual Debut Predict Your Future?

By Noam Shpancer Ph.D.
Your age when you first have sex may have surprising future implications.

1. Racism and Low I.Q.

By Goal Auzeen Saedi Ph.D.
Lower cognitive abilities predict greater prejudice through right-wing ideology.

3. The High Cost of Facebook Exhibitionism

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Over-sharing can mess up your career and your relationships.

4. The Neuroscience of Calming a Baby

By Christopher Bergland
New study explains why babies calm down when they are carried.

12. What Makes a Man a Great Romantic Partner?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
If you’re looking for a good man, check out his attachment style

5. How Do You Know When You Are In Love?

By Philippa Perry
Different Types of Love: passive love and active love; love at first sight

2. Why Finding a Life Partner Isn’t That Simple

By Carolyn Kaufman Psy.D.
Why operant conditioning can make dating tough--and what to do about it

6. Why Some People Can't Find Anyone to Marry

By Fredric Neuman M.D.
"Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink."

9. 13 of Psychology’s Newest and Coolest Ideas

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
From psychology’s vast array of cool ideas

10. Become the CEO of Your Own Brain in Six Easy Steps

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
How to be the boss of your brain, rather than letting it master you

11. Is That Extra Hour of Study Time Worth It?

By Art Markman Ph.D.
When students lose sleep, their performance suffers.

7. 10 Essential Emotion Skills to Look For in a Partner

By Alice Boyes Ph.D.
Emotion regulation skills to look for in a mate.

13. Making a Living Out of Living

By Brad Waters
A glimpse into two households living off the grid in the American wilderness.

21. Can Video Games Cause Violence?

By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D.
What does a recent Supreme Court ruling mean for psychological research?

14. The Mobbing of Alyce LaViolette

By Janice Harper Ph.D.
When does public outrage shift from justified concern to a virtual lynching?

16. The Eight Things I Miss Most

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
What do you miss most because of chronic health problems?

17. Atheism Shouldn't Be a Crime

By David Niose
Blasphemy should be celebrated, not outlawed

25. Toxic Love

By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Ph.D.
Three reasons you are single (or not)

18. Why Do We Sigh?

By Jordan Gaines Lewis, Ph.D.
Does sighing help us physically? Mentally? Is it a form of communication?

15. Why Worrying Does More Harm Than Good

By Jim Taylor Ph.D.
Worrying just makes you miserable.

19. My Ten Commandments for Marital Success

By Harriet Lerner Ph.D.
Here are the ten commandments for a remarkable couple relationship.

22. Intimate Peek Into Introverts' Brains

By Nancy Ancowitz
From phones to quiet fun with author Sophia Dembling

23. Five Myths of Positive Psychology

By Robert Biswas-Diener
There's more to happiness research than meets the eye.

24. The Unexpected Benefits of Compassion for Business

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.
Compassionate workplaces - good for employees AND the corporate bottom line.

20. Eight Ways to Turn Loneliness Into Deep Connection

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.
How the pain of loneliness can lead to connection with self and other