It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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Understanding the Dark Side of Thinspiration
Katherine Schreiber, Katherine Schreiber MFA, LMSW
Mirth has about as many benefits as mindfulness—and may be its ideal companion.
The pros and cons of separate mattresses.
The connection between sex and sleep goes much deeper than the fact that both are typically done in bed.
Expressive writing is an accessible intervention for youth in the prison system. Yet another study speaks to this truth.
New research adds to the surprising insights into both genders' "heteroflexibility."
A new study reveals an intriguing consequence of having a disengaged dad.
Among youth who identify as sexual minorities, the likelihood of death by suicide has been estimated to be two to seven times greater.
Guest post by Lauren Coe, M.S. Ed., author of Let's Talk About Self-Harm.
A new study finds that being neurotic may actually help you live longer.
Most divorces begin with hurt. A toxic divorce is a completely different scenario.
Perceiving ourselves to be higher in status can buffer us from feeling intimidated.
Watching ourselves eat can sometimes help us eat less. Other times it can make us eat more. Why?
New research finds link between over-exercise and gastrointestinal issues.
How does using sex toys impact the satisfaction both partners derive from a relationship?
A new study finds that imagination trumps willpower when it comes to waiting for bigger payoffs — but is choosing to wait for a larger reward always in your best interest?
New study that finds that how close we feel to others influences how much we suffer when we get colds.
A new report offers evidence that our psyches are as vulnerable as our earth is to global warming.
The satisfaction we derive from sex is largely influenced by the attitudes we hold about how it should play out with our partner(s).
People addicted to opioids and rural Americans would lose "big league"
A new study suggests they can.
It's important to remember that men endure eating disorders as well.
The high cost of shame and stigma manifests itself in the mental health of transgender people.
People who consider and undergo weight loss surgery cope with issues that impact their mental health and relationships, not only their bodies and wallets.
A new study confirms the efficacy of an injectable birth control method for men. But is it safe enough to bring to the market?
“People are telling bisexuals their identity doesn’t exist. Some of them believe it.”
Eye contact has the power to alter our behavior, attention, memory, and appraisal of who's looking at us. Is that always a good thing?
What, exactly, does it mean to be body positive? And do efforts to market the concept miss the point?
Behavioral change is rarely a discrete or single event but we often make the mistake of viewing it this way.
Listening to music we love can make whatever we're drinking taste much more delicious.
A new study finds that men perceive women who wear makeup to be more prestigious while women perceive other women who wear makeup to be more dominant—and more promiscuous.
Katherine Schreiber, MFA, is a writer and MSW student at Fordham whose work has appeared in the British Medical Journal, TIME Healthland, Cosmopolitan. She has appeared on ABC Nightline, Good Morning America, and NY1.
Katherine Schreiber and Heather Hausenblas, Ph.D., are co-authors of The Truth About Exercise Addiction.