Top Posts: May 2014

8. Stop Worrying About What You Eat

By Dawn C. Carr MGS, Ph.D.
Focusing on trendy solutions can take you off the right track.

1. Why Men and Women Can’t Be Friends

By Donna Flagg
How much have we evolved?

3. Just Be Nice? No, Thanks!

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
4 reasons why you shouldn't demand that people treat you nicely.

4. How to Handle Criticism

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
When comments turns destructive, put on the brakes while you still can.

12. On Differences in Attractiveness

By Sean M. Horan Ph.D.
If you see your partner as more attractive, does that affect your relationship?

5. Are Selfies Destroying Your Memory?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
New research makes the case for keeping your camera in your pocket.

2. Home of the Prisoners

By Kathryn Seifert Ph.D.
Is U.S. prison system the cure for crime, or just masking the symptoms?

6. Preventing Future Isla Vistas

By Mark Goulston M.D., F.A.P.A.
How to Drain the Pus Out of an Unstable Mind Before It Explodes

9. The Charismatic Introvert

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
An expert says we misread and badly underestimate introverts.

10. The Egg Freezing Conundrum

By Joann P. Galst Ph.D.
Biological Clock Boon or Bust?

11. Is It Hard to Think About Nannies?

By Susan Scheftel Ph.D.
What Mary Poppins Knew.

7. Psychology and War on Terror Abuses

By Roy Eidelson Ph.D.
Psychologists played key roles in brutal detention and interrogation operations.

13. Why We Need Acquaintances

By Guy Winch Ph.D.
Neighbors and baristas turn out to be crucial members of your social network.

21. Emotional Trauma as a Family Affair

By David Sack M.D.
Trauma, once experienced, seems to never want to let go.

14. The Value of Negative Thinking

By Ryan Holiday
A key to success that too few have figured out.

16. Women in Combat

By Michael D. Matthews Ph.D.
Expanding the role of women in the U.S. military.

17. The Obstacle Is the Way

By Alex Lickerman M.D.
How adversity can be turned to advantage.

25. Can Back Pain Be Contagious?

By Howard Schubiner M.D.
Back pain is not always due to an injury to the back, especially chronic pain.

18. Success After Commencement

By Bernard J. Luskin, Ed.D., LMFT
An important message for recent graduates.

15. Every Couple's Key to Peace

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
Differences of opinion don't need to be problems, if you follow this guideline.

19. Doing Good When No One's Watching

By Art Markman Ph.D.
There are two competing selves inside you. Which usually wins?

22. Why It’s Easy to Talk to Introverts

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Find an introvert to confide in if you want to get something off your chest

23. Left Brain, Right Brain

By Stephen M. Kosslyn, Ph.D. and G. Wayne Miller
Part 2 of a 3-part detailed look at the left brain/right brain story.

24. The Rise of Artisan Parenting

By Camille S. Johnson Ph.D.
Making parenting more difficult makes people feel like better parents.

20. On Marketing in Schools

By Jennifer L. Harris Ph.D., M.B.A.
Companies may be taking advantage of schools and kids with marketing