There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By David Fryburg M.D. on February 13, 2019 in The Science of Kindness
Images of kindness potently inspire increases in joy, hope, love, gratitude, and compassion. Learn the value of a balanced visual diet.
By Jonathan Wai Ph.D. on February 11, 2019 in Finding the Next Einstein
What happens when you randomly expose underrepresented students to college visits and allow them to set foot on and experience campus?
By Neel Burton M.D. on January 03, 2019 in Hide and Seek
Successful versus unsuccessful psychopaths.
By Mylea Charvat, Ph.D. on December 18, 2018 in The Fifth Vital Sign
You don't need a STEM degree to have high scientific literacy. You just need to know what to look for in a scientific article.
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 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 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 Mindy Greenstein Ph.D. on September 12, 2018 in The Flip Side
How to raise compassionate, connected children.
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 Abigail Fagan on August 28, 2018 in Brainstorm
A conversation with neuroscientist and Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on August 08, 2018 in Darwin's Subterranean World
To advance the theory of natural selection, Darwin needed more than intelligence. Here is an analysis of his personality.
By Carolyn Reinach Wolf on July 09, 2018 in From the Desk of the Mental Health Lawyer
Inappropriate comments about mental-health conditions and care add to the stigma for individuals and families struggling with mental illness, and deters people from seeking help.
By David Ludden Ph.D. on June 24, 2018 in Talking Apes
Some people are good with directions, while others easily get lost. These individual differences are due to a complex array of cognitive, emotional, and personality factors.
By Cami Rosso on May 20, 2018 in The Future Brain
"Westworld" raises many philosophical questions on the potential impact of human-like robots powered by artificial intelligence (AI).
By Gwendolyn Seidman Ph.D. on May 11, 2018 in Close Encounters
Facebook lets us broadcast our relationships to the world and learn about our partners' lives. What does this mean for our relationships, and what role does personality play?
By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D. on April 30, 2018 in Surviving (Your Child's) Adolescence
Supervision is how parents back up what they want with insistence to wear normal adolescent resistance down by following through until what was asked for is finally accomplished.
By John D. Rich, Jr., Ph.D. on April 10, 2018 in Parenting With Purpose
What is it you wish to accomplish? How do you want people to remember you? How do you want to remember yourself? Today could be a big day for you!
By Erik M. Gregory Ph.D. on April 04, 2018 in The Secular Shepherd
The true and time-tested approaches to living a better life
By David Ludden Ph.D. on March 15, 2018 in Talking Apes
A new study finds that husbands and wives change their personalities as they adapt to the demands of married life.
By Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu Ed.D. on February 20, 2018 in Finding Meaning in Life’s Struggles
How do we act when life gives us a situation that we feel is beyond our control?
By Key Sun Ph.D. on February 18, 2018 in The Justice and Responsibility League
One important issue impeding student success involves a personality or attitude variable called academic entitlement.
By John F. Kelly Ph.D. on January 23, 2018 in Addiction & Recovery 101
Unclear of the right words to use when talking about addiction and the opioid epidemic? 10 quick tips for you and the mainstream media.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on January 12, 2018 in Darwin's Subterranean World
People come in all shapes and sizes, physically and psychologically. Here are nine of the core personality dimensions on which we vary from each other.