There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By Elizabeth Emens JD, Ph.D. on December 05, 2018 in Life Admin
Do you know what invisible work is consuming your time? Let’s make admin visible, and make it better.
By Scott A. McGreal MSc. on November 26, 2018 in Unique—Like Everybody Else
A study finds that regional temperatures are associated with personality traits in a sort of "Goldilocks effect": mild environments may have beneficial effects on development.
By Roni Beth Tower Ph.D., ABPP on November 16, 2018 in Life, Refracted
Maintenance, commitments, and nourishment for the soul make claims on your time. Recognize their price-tags and allocate your attention and energy mindfully, consciously.
By Anneli Rufus on November 02, 2018 in Stuck
We who are made of mere flesh and blood struggle with even the idea of punishment.
By Kristen Lee Ed.D., LICSW on October 30, 2018 in Rethink Your Way to the Good Life
Sick of the toxic fighting, news cycle, and horrific hate swirling? Peace is possible, but only when we realize our potential to see beyond the primitive.
By Bob Rosen Ph.D. on October 23, 2018 in Are You Aware?
Why is it so difficult to deal with anxiety? Learn how to leverage the emotion to your advantage.
By Cami Rosso on October 22, 2018 in The Future Brain
Neuroscientists discover that the human brain does not stop functioning for up to five minutes after the heart stops pumping oxygenated blood.
By Bobbi Wegner Psy.D. on October 12, 2018 in Perfectly Imperfect Parenting
Should I talk to my kid about difficult news events? A short conversation can make a huge impact.
By Erin Leonard Ph.D. on October 06, 2018 in Peaceful Parenting
When I'm with a client who is beating themselves up for a mistake and wonders how to make it right or do things differently, I consider them to be insecure in a healthy way.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on October 04, 2018 in Stronger at the Broken Places
She didn’t feel that her partner made decisions with her, but more often than not decided things on his own.
By Peter Gray Ph.D. on September 25, 2018 in Freedom to Learn
Researchers have found that very young children innately want to help, and they will continue helping into adulthood.
By Matthew Hutson on September 17, 2018 in Psyched!
Before you start calling yourself a Carrie, Samantha, Miranda, or Charlotte, let’s see what researchers really found.
By Erin Leonard Ph.D. on September 13, 2018 in Peaceful Parenting
Imagine, for a moment, that a person's identity or sense of self has a structure inside of their chest. One is a wooden box and the other is glass.
By Deborah Vlock Ph.D. on September 13, 2018 in What to Expect When You Get the Unexpected
Tired of beating yourself up over bailing out of commitments? It's OK to say no from the get-go.
By Mindy Greenstein Ph.D. on September 12, 2018 in The Flip Side
How to raise compassionate, connected children.
By Susan Biali M.D. on September 07, 2018 in Prescriptions for Life
If you're conscientious, you're probably hard-working, responsible, and reliable—all good qualities, as long you don't let them destroy your life and health.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on September 07, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
Grit requires not just consistent hard work but a sense of purpose to inspire your efforts. Grit researcher Angela Duckworth shares her insights.
By John-Manuel Andriote on September 03, 2018 in Stonewall Strong
Tired of feeling weighed down by secrets you keep because "what would others say"? Free yourself by rejecting the stigma that keeps you quiet.
By Jennifer Haupt on September 02, 2018 in One True Thing
New book explores the “incubator doctor” of Coney Island, the first person in US to practice neonatology--and he ran a sideshow of premie babies. Altruist or opportunist? Both?
By Abigail Fagan on August 28, 2018 in Brainstorm
A conversation with neuroscientist and Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel.
By Albert Rothenberg, M.D. on August 23, 2018 in Creative Explorations
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder is fairly common in Western culture. Symptoms are exaggerations of adaptive personality features even in highly successful people.
By David P. Barash Ph.D. on August 21, 2018 in Peace and War
Nuclear weapons are the most important issue of our time, and indeed, of any time.
By Justin J Lehmiller Ph.D. on August 21, 2018 in The Myths of Sex
The Big Five traits of openness to experience, conscientiousness, agreeableness, extraversion, and neuroticism all tell us something about which sex fantasies we're likely to have.
By Jenny Grant Rankin Ph.D. on August 20, 2018 in Much More Than Common Core
An interview with Gary D. Soto reveals keys to equity and school reform.
By Ellyn Kaschak Ph.D. on August 20, 2018 in She Comes a Long Way, Baby
Is it just as easy to lie as to tell the truth for some or all of us?