January 2018

Psychology Today Magazine January 2018

Shooting Stars

Books: Shooting Stars

By Gary Drevitch
The parents of prodigies revel in their children's remarkable abilities. When their relationships morph or fray, however, those parents may be uniquely unprepared.
Darkness on the Mountain

2-Minute Memoir: Darkness on the Mountain

By Maggie O'Farrell
On a solitary walk as a teenager, Maggie O'Farrell nearly met her end.
A Handle on the Head of State

The Head of State

By Hara Estroff Marano
There is no requirement for assessing a president’s mental fitness to govern. Should that change?
By James Wojcik

Survival (Because) of the Fittest

By Katherine Schreiber
Fitness for duty evaluations are standard for those whose jobs affect public safety.