March 2020 magazine cover

Psychology Today Magazine
March 2020

Coming to Terms With Coincidence

Coming to Terms With Coincidence

By Ralph Lewis M.D.

Understanding the world as it really is—random—can liberate and empower us.
Rooms featuring curvature are rated as more pleasurable and may activate the brain’s emotional and motivation centers.

How to Make a Happier Home

By Lily Bernheimer

Many current housing design trends ignore what science has consistently proven is best for our emotional comfort and well-being.
Gordon & Nika

The First Time

By Psychology Today Contributors

Early sexual experiences can serve as opportunities for growth or leave painful impressions. Four experts share what they have learned.
James Gordon, M.D.,  Founder and executive director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine, author of The Transformation: Discovering Wholeness and Healing After Trauma

Putting Yourself in Perspective

By Mark Leary Ph.D., Hara Estroff Marano

A dark view of human nature has prevailed for some time. A more balanced vision is emerging.

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Supplemental Science: Nipping Stress With Nutrients

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One Question: New Artist, Old Dilemma

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