January 2010

Psychology Today Magazine January 2010

Advice: My Love Life Irks My Mom

Advice: My Love Life Irks My Mom

By Hara Estroff Marano
How to deal with a preachy mother.

Snow White Doesn't Live Here Anymore: Sweet Revenge

Retribution can be pretty delicious when it's crafted to puncture the pride of the perpetrator.

Sex Ed: The Cheat Sheet

By Jay Dixit
There are many paths to unfaithfulness.

Two-Minute Memoir: Alternate Family

By Larry Rubin Ph.D.
A daughter gains security after meeting her biological sister, and two families discover the bonds that link them.

Advice: An Introvert's Dilemma

By Hara Estroff Marano
How to expand your social life.

Advice: How to Handle My Single Sister?

By Hara Estroff Marano
How to comfort a lonely sibling without the pity.

Beauty Treatment: Facial Reinforcements

By Jen Kim
Surgery preserves personality.

PT Blogs: Pop Goes Psychology

By PT Staff
PT debunks conventional wisdom

The PT Bookshelf: Brains, Happiness and Philosophy

By Kaja Perina, ChiChi Madu, Sonya Sobieski
Book reviews on how to stay focused, happy and continue to grow.

Diagnosis: A Gray Area

By Dave Levitan
Finding fibromyalgia in the brain

Interview Corner: Woman on Edge

By Matthew Hutson
A comic preaches the principle of uncertainty.

Field Guide To The Tightwad: Saving Spree

By Gail Eisenberg
Money changes everything, except frugality.

Final Analysis: January 2 - Reality Bites!

By Marian Rosin
Failed New Year's resolutions.

Bias: Funny Because It's True

By Matthew Hutson
Laughter reveals hidden attitudes.

Global Psyche: Mexico - Grave Concern

By David Lida
Do Mexicans treat death differently?

Headcase: Seething Beauty

By Matthew Hutson
Why Ann Coulter is so angry?

Sleep: Sweet Dreams

By Matthew Hutson
Smells evoke emotion at night.

How To: Brainstorm

By ChiChi Madu
Group free-for-alls can stifle creativity.

Keen Cuisine: Ups, Downs,and Ins(ulin)

By Carl Sherman
The hormone that regulates blood sugar now may save your brain.

Mind Your Body: Side Effects

By Sonya Sobieski
Why your left and right sides matter.

The Moment Everything Changed

By PT Staff
Twelve New Yorkers talk about memorable first experiences.

Natural Element: The Air Up There

By Dave Levitan
Debunking the myth of poor airplane air quality.

Nature's Bounty: A Flock of One's Own

By Hara Estroff Marano
Backyard chicken-raising is taking off in America's cities and suburbs.

Insights: News

By Matthew Hutson, ChiChi Madu, Dave Levitan, Jen Kim
The latest tidbits from vaccines to the Oscars

On The Job: Give Gangs This Day Their Daily Bread

By Jen Kim
Getting people from the streets to the bakery.

Recipe: Orange Aid

By Hara Estroff Marano
Blood oranges blend tang with bang.

First Impressions: Truth in Advertising

By Matthew Hutson
Predicting personality from appearance.

Therapy Watch: Conflicting Counsel

By PT Staff
When the inputs don't line up

Earnings And Yearnings: Life Uncharted

By Carlin Flora
A free thinker helps his fellow passengers on the road less traveled.