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By R. Douglas Fields Ph.D. on June 24, 2021 in The New Brain
Researchers report that mental “instant replay” after each performance is critical to perfecting a new skill.
By Danielle Render Turmaud, M.S., NCC on June 24, 2021 in Lifting the Veil on Trauma
As we navigate life, we develop self-schemas and beliefs about ourselves. However, they may not offer us a full picture of who we are.
By Sarb Johal Ph.D., D.Clin.Psy. on June 24, 2021 in Crisis on Earth
You're not imagining it—you do feel great in summer. Take the opportunity to feel even better by modifying your lifestyle when your motivation is at its peak.
By David B. Feldman Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in Supersurvivors
When a loved one is diagnosed with a life-threatening or terminal illness, it’s hard to know how best to provide emotional support. Here are four tips that may help.
By Deana Shevit Goldin, Ph.D., DNP, APRN on June 23, 2021 in The Brain-Body Connection
It's crucial for psychiatric mental health practitioners and dermatologists to work collaboratively.
By Jutta Joormann Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in Thoughts and Feelings
A new study combining neuroimaging with tracking participants' geographical movements shows that going to new places increases happiness.
By Gary W. Lewandowski Jr. Ph.D. on June 23, 2021 in The Psychology of Relationships
In relationships, partners need to support each other. But not all support is created equal, and invisible support is often more helpful.
By Neighborhood Psychiatry on June 23, 2021 in Psychiatry for the People
Research identifies critical domains to emphasize in pursuing effective psychotherapy.
By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D. on June 22, 2021 in In the Name of Love
Sensitivity is essential in romantic relationships. Nevertheless, too much romantic sensitivity can be harmful and a limited degree of indifference is required.
By Aditi Subramaniam, Ph.D. on June 22, 2021 in Parenting from a Neuroscience Perspective
Are you wondering what the effects of social isolation are on teenagers? Here's what the research says about these effects, and what we can do to mitigate them.
By Scott A. McGreal MSc. on June 22, 2021 in Unique—Like Everybody Else
Despite the freedom to be whoever they want to be, most people’s behavior in a virtual world reflects who they are in real life.
By Shahram Heshmat Ph.D. on June 21, 2021 in Science of Choice
Musical emotions mirror human life, action, and behavior.
By Anthony D. Smith LMHC on June 21, 2021 in Up and Running
Cruel, aggressive, untruthful: Sounds a lot like antisocial personality. Or does it? Sadistic personality disorder may no longer be in the DSM, but it's still a recognized condition.
By Ahona Guha DPsych on June 20, 2021 in Of Prisons and Pathos
Do you struggle to find motivation to do the things you want? Here is a new way of thinking about motivation.
By Tim Leberecht on June 20, 2021 in The Romance of Work
In the business world, the idea of “literacy” is often taken for granted. But to foster empathy, we must read books deeply and not just skim them.
By Scott S. Shapiro M.D. on June 19, 2021 in The Best Strategies For Managing Adult ADHD
How do avoidance and procrastination affect adults with ADHD? Strategies to overcome procrastination are essential to one's professional and personal wellbeing.
By Eileen Bailey on June 19, 2021 in Let's Talk About Mental Health
There are common myths about people diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. What are they and how can misconceptions be curtailed?
By Jonathan Stevens, M.D., M.P.H. on June 19, 2021 in Mind Matters from Menninger
A perspective of fatherhood from the child of single parent transracial adoption.
By Amie M. Gordon, Ph.D. on June 18, 2021 in Between You and Me
Giving and receiving thanks can bring couples closer together. These research-supported strategies can help partners best express their heartfelt gratitude to one another.
By Amanda L. Giordano Ph.D., LPC on June 18, 2021 in Understanding Addiction
Those who are overcoming addiction may have heard that it's important to avoid certain things in early recovery, but why? The answer lies in the brain.