There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By Haruna Miyamoto-Borg LCSW on January 31, 2019 in Couples and Culture
Challenging traditionally paved parenting style, dads want to participate more.
By Lawrence T. White Ph.D. on January 31, 2019 in Culture Conscious
Recent studies of personality have identified a general factor related to social effectiveness. Can the same factor be observed in forager-farmers living in the Bolivian Amazon?
By Ravi Chandra M.D., D.F.A.P.A. on January 30, 2019 in The Pacific Heart
Let's make the Year of the Pig the Year of Compassion: A pig encounter made a friend swear off pork, and a climate conference had me (mostly) swear off meat.
By Harriet A. Washington on January 26, 2019 in Profitable Wonders: Research and the Psyche
Hereditarian James Watson is black: What does this tell us about race and science?
By Marianna Pogosyan Ph.D. on January 25, 2019 in Between Cultures
To effectively lead multicultural organizations, managers need more than a crash course on the dos and don’ts of different country profiles.
By Deborah Rivas-Drake, Ph.D. on January 24, 2019 in American Me, American We
Shouldn't kids be able to come to you for answers to questions about race?
By Maddalena Marini, Ph.D. on January 24, 2019 in The Hidden Mind
Some implicit attitudes show change, but not all.
By Gordon C. Nagayama Hall, Ph.D. on January 22, 2019 in Life in the Intersection
People tend not to associate with others unlike themselves. But intergroup contact can reduce prejudice and has other benefits.
By Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on January 22, 2019 in The Race to Good Health
Do you know someone that has experienced childhood sexual trauma? Here are a few suggestions for healing.
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 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 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 Monnica T Williams Ph.D. on January 19, 2019 in Culturally Speaking
Many therapists are afraid to ask the hard questions needed to understand the experience and impact of racial discrimination. Learn a new approach for critical dialogues.
By Christopher Badcock Ph.D. on January 19, 2019 in The Imprinted Brain
The whole controversial issue of racial and ethnic identity is being transformed by individuals having access to their personal DNA data.
By Phil Zuckerman Ph.D. on January 15, 2019 in The Secular Life
Jews defy simple categorization in that they are both a religious group and an ethnic group. Here's why.
By J. Wesley Boyd M.D., Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Almost Addicted
Immigrants are targeted for blame and scrutiny because psychologically it is much easier to look outside of ourselves for a source of our malaise and misery than facing the truth.
By Elizabeth Aura McClintock Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in It’s a Man’s, and a Woman’s, World
What is the line between a reasonable parenting decision and one that carries unacceptable risk? The difference may depend on the parent's gender and observers’ moral evaluations.
By George Michelsen Foy on January 11, 2019 in Shut Up and Listen!
Should Tintin—and other heroes with old-fashioned prejudices—be banned?
By Scott A. Bonn Ph.D. on January 07, 2019 in Wicked Deeds
Serial murder and mass murder are two very different types of crime with very different motivations and goals on the part of the perpetrator.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on January 07, 2019 in Living Single
Coming in 2019 are new books on living happily single, successful single-parenting, skipping parenting, turning 40, and critiquing romance. Important new studies are coming, too.
By Paul L. Morgan Ph.D. on January 05, 2019 in Children Who Struggle
Our new study suggests that rescinding the Obama-era school discipline guidance was a mistake as disparities in suspension are not explained by "societal factors other than race."
By Rupert W Nacoste Ph.D. on January 02, 2019 in A Quiet Revolution
Talk about “adulting” is all about the anxiety young people feel because the old world is gone and there are few around who can tell them how to live in our neo-diverse America.
By Monnica T Williams Ph.D. on December 31, 2018 in Culturally Speaking
As our society becomes more diverse, how can therapists navigate our changing demographics? How do we align our values with anti-racist and non-discriminatory behaviors?
By Stanton Peele Ph.D. on December 29, 2018 in Addiction in Society
We haven't yet solved loneliness, social and racial inequality, and addiction.
By Marianna Pogosyan Ph.D. on December 27, 2018 in Between Cultures
Research on how people make and break rules can help us understand each other better – across nations, organizations and families.