How to activate your brain's superpowers.
By David B. Feldman Ph.D. on December 16, 2018 in Supersurvivors
One of the secrets to a good life may be to live like we’re dying. Here are five important lessons to help us do just that.
By Kenneth E. Miller Ph.D. on December 16, 2018 in The Refugee Experience
Ever wonder what it's like to work in war zones and refugee camps? Amidst the pain, there is also resilience, and courage, and persistent hope.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on December 15, 2018 in ExperiMentations
When we use labels in difficult interpersonal situations, and moreover with ourselves, we seriously misunderstand what is happening, and do great harm. Here's how to stop.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on December 15, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Insecurity in your close relationships can lead to surprising effects on materialistic. New research on attachment anxiety shows how you seek security in money and possessions.
By Phil Reed D.Phil. on December 14, 2018 in Digital World, Real World
Can psychology apps help the health system? The harms may outweigh the benefits.
By Katie Willard Virant MSW, JD, LMSW on December 14, 2018 in Chronically Me
In the quest for healthier living, playtime is serious business—for children and adults alike.
By Rob Henderson on December 14, 2018 in After Service
A surprising new scientific theory attempts to explain why morality can lead to violence.
By Steve Stewart-Williams Ph.D. on December 14, 2018 in The Nature-Nurture-Nietzsche Blog
Humans are chimpanzees reciting Shakespeare—dunces with the technology of geniuses.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on December 13, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
When it comes to your sleep, whatever makes you feel calmed, soothed, relaxed, and puts your body and mind in a restful mode is the right choice for you.
By Abigail Fagan on December 13, 2018 in Brainstorm
New analyses also find that nearly a third of children with autism may lack treatment.
By John Elder Robison on December 12, 2018 in My Life With Asperger's
What happens when emotions explode at school or in residential care? Is restraint essential or unthinkable? Is it a path to safety or a road to abuse?
By Mesmin Destin Ph.D. on December 12, 2018 in Finding Their Way
It might feel challenging to connect with adolescents, but a little bit of effort from an adult can make a big difference for a teen.
By Seth Meyers Psy.D. on December 12, 2018 in Insight Is 20/20
I am often asked, "What's the difference between a psychopath and a sociopath?" There's no good answer because it's a bad question that must be reframed.
By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on December 12, 2018 in Evidence-Based Living
There is clear evidence that the foundations for sex education comes from parents and guardians at home.
By Tara Well Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in The Clarity
These books have helped advance how we think about psychology. How many have you read?
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in Living Single
New research shows that people who enjoy time alone have a different profile of psychological health than people who spend time alone to avoid others.
By Elizabeth J. Meyer Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in Gender and Schooling
Rolling back funding for sexuality education harms adolescents across America.
By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in In the Name of Love
When you marry your first and only lover, do you regret not having had more lovers? Does the quality of love overcome the pain of regret?
By John F. Kelly Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in Addiction & Recovery 101
As a tidal wave of worry about opioid overdose engulfs the nation, what even larger tragedies have been swept out to sea?
By Cody Kommers on December 10, 2018 in A Friendly Interest
It's better. But only in certain cases.