Our eyes, gestures, and tone bring us together in a more profound way than words alone. It’s why we look hopefully toward the return of in-person, face-to-face connection.
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By Sanna Balsari-Palsule, Ph.D. on June 04, 2020 in What’s Mind Is Yours
Early research highlights personality differences in lockdown behaviours.
By Sebastian Ocklenburg, Ph.D. on June 03, 2020 in The Asymmetric Brain
Political leaders have diverse approaches to guide citizens through a crisis. A new study reveals positive psychological effects of the German chancellor's approach.
By Christopher Bergland on June 03, 2020 in The Athlete's Way
New research identifies a checklist of universal character traits that can increase (or diminish) someone's social status.
By Abigail Fagan on June 03, 2020 in Brainstorm
A new study suggests changes in awareness and diagnostic practices are more likely answers.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on June 03, 2020 in Hope + Resilience
The mental health of college students can be overlooked, especially during a pandemic. It is important moving forward to check in on these students.
By Alexandra Brewis and Amber Wutich Ph.D. on June 02, 2020 in Diagnosis: Human
A new study points to ways the COVID-19 pandemic is harming the mental health of prisoners and those working in the prison system.
By Victor Lipman on June 02, 2020 in Mind of the Manager
A recent workforce survey paints a complicated, none-too-optimistic picture.
By Christopher Bergland on June 02, 2020 in The Athlete's Way
New research advances our understanding of how the brain prepares to encode information and create memories.
By Eugene Rubin M.D., Ph.D. on June 02, 2020 in Demystifying Psychiatry
Treatment with an intensive form of TMS may lead to improvement for patients with severe, treatment-resistant depression.
By Anthony Silard Ph.D. on June 01, 2020 in The Art of Living Free
Does the news intake before bed often keep you tossing and turning? Learn new strategies to take control of the news you consume and create a healthy state of mind.
By Rob Henderson on June 01, 2020 in After Service
Why is there so much social unrest among young people? These surprising findings help to explain.
By Cathy Scott on June 01, 2020 in Crime, She Writes
Journalists are targeted by police and troopers at George Floyd protests. Is it open season on the media?
By Nicolas Davidenko Ph.D. on May 31, 2020 in Illusions, Delusions, and Reality
A new study sheds light on how the brain categorizes ambiguous visual images as faces or hands.
By Christopher Bergland on May 31, 2020 in The Athlete's Way
New brain imaging research helps to explain why being under lockdown and not having new and diverse daily experiences may be harder for some people.
By Ilan Kelman Ph.D. on May 31, 2020 in Disaster By Choice
Disasters are influenced by a location's population and density. Much more comes from societal choices for dealing with people.
By Odelya Gertel Kraybill Ph.D. on May 31, 2020 in Expressive Trauma Integration
Some people sickened by COVID19 display post-infection symptoms that are similar to some neuropsychiatric conditions.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on May 30, 2020 in Hope + Resilience
An evidence-based look at the stressors of quarantine and how to address them.
By Arash Emamzadeh on May 30, 2020 in Finding a New Home
A paper examined 15 psychotherapies, and concluded that all were effective. However, after considering bias, only two remained significant.
By E. Paul Zehr Ph.D. on May 30, 2020 in Black Belt Brain
Accessible concussion information that promotes good practices and efforts from all parties can break the vicious cycle of ignorance in combat sports.
By Christopher Bergland on May 29, 2020 in The Athlete's Way
New research deconstructs how stretched words like "hahaha" and "hehehe" are changing the way we communicate.
By Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield on May 29, 2020 in The Art of Doing
Surprising results from our pandemic survey.
By Neil Farber M.D, Ph.D., CLC, CPT on May 28, 2020 in The Blame Game
The air is politically charged. It seems that every post on social media has something to do with politics. You want to share your opinions and insights. But should you?
By Edward Abramson Ph.D. on May 27, 2020 in It's Not Just Baby Fat!
Are you concerned about your weight but otherwise healthy? Even if you're young, you still need to protect yourself from the coronavirus.
By Kevin Bennett Ph.D. on May 27, 2020 in Modern Minds
Both men and women strongly associate meat with masculinity, but new research shows that not all men see meat the same way.
By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on May 27, 2020 in Evidence-Based Living
Emotional eating is more complex than was once believed, and depends on a wide range of variables that can be difficult to measure.
By Christopher Bergland on May 26, 2020 in The Athlete's Way
Self-nudging is a relatively easy way to make healthier lifestyle choices on a daily basis and break bad habits.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on May 26, 2020 in Hope + Resilience
Emotional intelligence serves a purpose, but could anxiety and fear actually be functional? That is what a team of researchers in the UK recently set out to discover.
By Benjamin Hardy Ph.D. on May 26, 2020 in Quantum Leaps
Perhaps "personality" should be re-conceptualized as a skill, rather than a set of fixed traits.
By Susan K Perry Ph.D. on May 25, 2020 in Creating in Flow
Joint Chinese/American research team finds that flow activities increase well-being and reduce the worry of quarantine.
By Sharon Saline Psy.D. on May 25, 2020 in On Your Way with ADHD
Are you a senior with ADHD who's graduating and confused about what's next? Here are 4 helpful tips for moving forward.