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By Jonathan Wai Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Finding the Next Einstein
What if the things you think you know about human intelligence are mostly wrong?
By David Weinberger, Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Everyday Chaos
Can AI's new way of "thinking" about the world help us understand why we find some music beautiful while analyzing its individual parts does not?
By Robert N. Kraft Ph.D. on October 27, 2020 in Defining Memories
Our interpretation of the important uncertainties in our lives depends on the behavior of memory.
By Sarah Epstein MFT on October 27, 2020 in Between the Generations
What movies get wrong about therapeutic breakthroughs—and what they are actually like.
By Leah Aguirre LCSW on October 29, 2020 in Modern Dating
Are you sick and tired of the ghosting? Are you letting dating impact your mood and self-esteem? Let's break down ghosting and understand why it happens.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on October 29, 2020 in How To Do Life
Recently acquired ideas on the life well-led
By Cami Rosso on October 28, 2020 in The Future Brain
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have developed a method to train robots inspired by dog training that improves on state-of-the-art reinforcement learning.
By Melissa Orlov on October 28, 2020 in May I Have Your Attention
Current events are raising anxiety levels through the roof. These stress reduction options can add up to provide relief.
By Zazie Todd Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Fellow Creatures
Decision-making about psychoactive medication for dogs includes personal experience, study shows.
By Martin Graff Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Love, Digitally
Ghosting offers a safe way to dissolve a relationship, and short-term ghosting might just be due to forgetfulness.
By Angie Collins-Burke, RN, and Suzanne Cronkwright on October 28, 2020 in Stroke of Awareness
How to Transform Your Lonely Moments into Positive Outcomes
By Rebecca Schrag Hershberg Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Little House Calls
With two-parent families spending so much more time together, co-parenting effectively has emerged as a striking challenge. Here are some suggestions for doing it in a healthy way.
By Jennifer Haupt on October 28, 2020 in One True Thing
While I was deep into writing the book, I received a phone call. My mother was in the hospital. She’d been in a car wreck.
By Sharmin Tunguz Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Emotional Labor in the Workplace
This crisis has led to an uptick in student needs and misdeeds, creating unexpected emotional obstacles for faculty.
By David J. Ley Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Women Who Stray
Sex therapists commonly get requests for pretty wild stuff, but this email took the cake.
By Dylan Selterman Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in The Resistance Hypothesis
A new docudrama purports to reveal the supposed horrors of social media, but the science suggests otherwise.
By Kimberly Quinn Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Optimized
Is too much screen-time altering the human condition? Are we gradually evolving into "Corona-bots," detached, non-sentient beings?
By Robert Atkinson Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Hope and the Consciousness Journey
With our right and responsibility to participate in our national moment of choice comes our obligation to understand and act upon who we are as humans.
By Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Liking the Child You Love
If you are tired of fruitless power struggles with your adult child, here are two proven ways to help them.
By Douglas LaBier Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in The New Resilience
Is working and living at home draining your romantic connection? You're not alone. But a few steps can help restore some of it.
By Deborah Grayson Riegel MSW on October 28, 2020 in Speak Easy
Wait, what day is it? If the pandemic has you overwhelmed, here are 31 small ways to get through it, one day at a time.
By Susan A. Nolan, Ph.D., and Michael Kimball on October 28, 2020 in Misinformation Desk
Astronauts, celebrities, and even you can increase voter turnout.
By Lawrence R. Samuel Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Psychology Yesterday
The cultural climate of late sixties and seventies accepted if not encouraged ideas and things that went beyond the straight and narrow.
By Michael Jawer on October 28, 2020 in Feeling Too Much
When a person’s accustomed bodily awareness is removed, it’s possible that the universe may effectively open to their inspection.
By Wallace B. Mendelson M.D. on October 28, 2020 in Psychiatry, a History
What do we know about how sleep improves creative problem solving?
By Scott G. Eberle Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Play in Mind
Masks derive both their humor and their horror from the false faces they present.
By Temma Ehrenfeld on October 28, 2020 in Open Gently
A change in diet may help, but you’ll have to figure out which approach is best.
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Evolution of the Self
Rage is the most ironic of emotions. It’s also the most misunderstood. And paradoxically, it’s chiefly *about* misunderstanding—between individuals, groups, and even nations.
By Brian M. Hughes Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Homeostasis Disruptor
At Halloween, we pretend to be terrified when kids wear masks. COVID has turned this convention on its head: We get jumpy when adults refuse to wear theirs.
By Michelle P. Maidenberg Ph.D., MPH, LCSW-R, CGP on October 28, 2020 in Being Your Best Self
Parents, your children can learn 12 critical mindfulness and life lessons by wearing a mask.
By Iddo Landau, Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Finding Meaning in an Imperfect World
Are the lives of intelligent and highly educated people more meaningful?
By Zorana Ivcevic Pringle Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Creativity: The Art and Science
Do eminent creators inspire others to create? New research suggests not.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on October 28, 2020 in Hope + Resilience
Experts weigh in on how humility, spiritual fortitude, and forgiveness can help you navigate 2020 and whatever else life throws at you.
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