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By Tia Powell MD on April 17, 2019 in Dementia Reimagined
Learning about dementia from a world-class scholar.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on April 17, 2019 in Animal Emotions
"They're not unconditional love muffins who accept anything that happens and go on as if nothing had happened." We may learn a lot watching them play.
By Walter Veit on April 17, 2019 in Science and Philosophy
Cailin O'Connor explains reasons for the shift in American politics.
By J. Stuart Ablon Ph.D. on April 16, 2019 in Changeable
Bullying a bully doesn't work. Here's what does.
By Robert Enright Ph.D. on April 16, 2019 in The Forgiving Life
Thousands of researchers and therapists now address the crucial issue of forgiving others. What were the developments in this field and where is it headed next?
By Robert Burriss Ph.D. on April 16, 2019 in Attraction, Evolved
Psychologists think they know why some people cheat—but why do most remain faithful?
By Kathryn Gordon Ph.D. on April 16, 2019 in Out of the Ivory Tower
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's interview sparked discussion about eating disorders.
By Alexander Danvers Ph.D. on April 15, 2019 in How Do You Know?
After eight years in research, the most important question turned out different from what I thought it would be.
By Cody Kommers on April 15, 2019 in A Friendly Interest
What do we know about the limits of our own motivation?
By Terri Apter Ph.D. on April 15, 2019 in Domestic Intelligence
It is time to retire Attachment Theory from its privileged place in psychology.
By Mitch Prinstein Ph.D. on April 14, 2019 in The Modern Teen
How well would "The Catcher in the Rye" hold up today?
By Andrew E. Budson M.D. on April 14, 2019 in Managing Your Memory
Previously we had to wait until autopsy to diagnose Alzheimer’s. Now it can be made with 85-95% certainty by a lumbar puncture or amyloid PET scan.
By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Ph.D. on April 13, 2019 in Mr. Personality
Imagine a world in which we need to put in place quotas to help men become leaders. According to science, this would make a great deal of sense.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on April 13, 2019 in Animal Emotions
Dogs differentiate happy from angry human faces, oxytocin increases attention to happy faces, and their brains have a dedicated region for processing facial expressions.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on April 13, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
New research shows that parents who take over the college admissions process deprive children of crucial developmental support.
By Scott C. Anderson on April 12, 2019 in Mood by Microbe
Early microbial disruptions can alter brain development, setting the stage for later mental illnesses. What happens in the first thousand days could change your mood for life.
By David Fryburg M.D. on April 12, 2019 in The Science of Kindness
Looking for your next serious relationship? For men and women alike, simply being nice can markedly increase the appeal of a potential romantic partner.
By Black Mental Health Graduate Academy on April 12, 2019 in Achieving Excellence Through Diversity in Psychology and Counseling
How health psychologists of color can shape the future of health care.
By Eva M. Krockow Ph.D. on April 12, 2019 in Stretching Theory
Is decision inertia slowing you down and choice overload giving you a headache? Tap into the power of default options to ease the process of decision-making.
By Psychology Today Editorial Staff on April 11, 2019 in Brainstorm
A recent study examined the awareness—or lack thereof—people have about in-the-moment personality impressions.