There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By Eric Haseltine Ph.D. on January 21, 2019 in Long Fuse, Big Bang
New research could turn some skeptics into believers.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on January 20, 2019 in Animal Emotions
A new book stresses the importance of focusing on nonhumans and humans and "The Nature/Culture Cocktail." Many of the topics on animal-human conflicts have global relevance.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on January 20, 2019 in Darwin's Subterranean World
In 2019, Dr. Martin Luther King's dream of social equality is as relevant and important as ever.
By Mariana Plata on January 20, 2019 in The Gen Y Psy
Do you know what resources you have and which ones you need in your emotional toolbox? Here are 5 skills that everyone should work on incorporating.
By Steven C. Hayes Ph.D. on January 22, 2019 in Get Out of Your Mind
Do you quit your resolutions before you see results? This technique might help!
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on January 22, 2019 in Emotional Fitness
If you are choosing an Internet-only lifestyle, it cannot replace the most important part of being human: contact with other humans. Even if you just go to an Internet Café.
By Edward Abramson Ph.D. on January 22, 2019 in It's Not Just Baby Fat!
Your genes will help determine your weight but all is not lost
By Saul Levine M.D. on January 21, 2019 in Our Emotional Footprint
People who hate others because of skin color, nationality, religion, etc, are zealous true believers, ill-informed about their reasons and close-minded. We can do so much better...
By Shireen Jeejeebhoy on January 21, 2019 in Concussion Is Brain Injury
Brain injury is like God has taken his pruning shears and reshaped your life right back. When you're pruned, so are your friends and family and the doctors and therapists you see.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on January 21, 2019 in In Practice
What makes Marie Kondo's approach so great?
By Karen Arluck LCSW on January 21, 2019 in Ask The Therapist
Many people wonder how to spot a narcissist, and what red flags to pay attention to.
By Susan Biali M.D. on January 21, 2019 in Prescriptions for Life
Feeling stuck? Got a problem you can't solve? Take a short walk. This research from Stanford illustrates how to harness the power of a walk, to boost creativity and find solutions.
By Ingo Zettler Ph.D. on January 21, 2019 in Individual Differences
Which personality characteristics affect cheating? This is what recent large-scale meta-analyses and re-analyses tell us.
By Laura Martocci Ph.D. on January 21, 2019 in You Can’t Sit With Us
The Mindful Kids Peace Summit is the first-ever week-long social emotional learning (SEL) program geared to teens, and will be broadcast in middle and high schools across the globe
By Christopher Bergland on January 21, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
New research shows surprising ways that gut microbiome may influence social behaviors via the vagus nerve.
By Tracey Shors, Ph.D. on January 21, 2019 in Traumatized by Life; Traumatized by Sex
Many people assume meditation isn’t for them—but their reasons for thinking so aren’t always based in facts. Here, breaking down common misconceptions about meditation.
By Deborah J. Cohan, Ph.D. on January 21, 2019 in Social Lights
How education benefits from teachers who practice good self-care.
By Steve Albrecht DBA on January 21, 2019 in The Act of Violence
Flying on a plane is still an interesting experience, no matter how many times you've done it.
By Cannon Thomas, Ph.D. on January 21, 2019 in The Architecture of Inspired Lives
Do you ever feel that you are settling in your career? A basic exercise can motivate you to pursue the ambitions that inspire you most.
By Drew Boyd on January 21, 2019 in Inside the Box
Are you ready to pass along all your training, experience, and wisdom to the next generation? Are you ready to teach?
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on January 21, 2019 in Shadow Boxing
In a new book, a young woman comes to terms with learning that her doting father was also a serial killer.
By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D. on January 21, 2019 in Surviving (Your Child's) Adolescence
Although I don't believe the basic developmental process of adolescent growth has changed much one generation to the next, the technological context is dramatically different today
By Utpal Dholakia Ph.D. on January 21, 2019 in The Science Behind Behavior
We are naturally drawn to price points, and they simplify our buying decisions. But they can also encourage us to purchase thoughtlessly.
By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W. on January 21, 2019 in Off the Couch
Most of us have been hurt in big and small ways. How do you decide whether or not to forgive the other person? And how do you forgive yourself?
By Gregg Levoy on January 21, 2019 in Passion!
Risk is the name we give to the art of moving from where you are to where you want to be. Here are 14 principles about the fine and fearsome art of risk-taking.
By Harriet Lerner Ph.D. on January 20, 2019 in The Dance of Connection
If you want to connect with a distant or difficult dad, don't make this common mistake!
By Stephen J Betchen D.S.W. on January 20, 2019 in Magnetic Partners
Will your partner ever admit to being wrong?
By Gordon Hodson Ph.D. on January 20, 2019 in Without Prejudice
New study reveals that men with daughters become less sexist, known as the “mighty girl” effect. But this story is more complex than the headline would have you believe.
By Dan Mager MSW on January 20, 2019 in Some Assembly Required
Believe it or not, parents do their children a tremendous disservice when they don’t give them the experience of being told “no.”
By Rebecca S. Heiss Ph.D. on January 20, 2019 in Psych-illogical
Are females driving the behaviors behind "toxic masculinity?" Perhaps it's time we rethink the label.
By Stanton E. Samenow Ph.D. on January 20, 2019 in Inside the Criminal Mind
A victimizer sees himself as the victim
By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D. on January 20, 2019 in Your Neurochemical Self
Instead of focusing on the threats lurking everywhere, you can discover new pastures. You can train your brain to feel safe when you know how it creates alarm.
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