July 2011

Psychology Today Magazine July 2011

The I's Have It

The perils of personal pronouns

Sex: Intelligent Intercourse

Why smarties have less sex

Senses: Plugging In

How computer-to-computer trumps face-to-face

Romance: Communication Combat

Romance can skew a memory

Recipe: Basil

The most-used herb in the world can stand on its own stem.

PT Puzzle: Songs and Reverse

A riddle for your inner echo chamber

Outside In: Virtuous Reality

Manipulated senses can influence morality

Insights: News

Decisions, sexual harassment and Alzheimer's.

A Shot to End Addiction

A vaccine for Meth

Nature's Bounty: Yum's the Word

Flavor abounds in this savory food

Mind Your Body: Circumstantial Evidence

How your mood influences your corporeal sensations

Final Analysis: Courtesy of Groupon

Groupon might not be a good deal.

Field Guide to the Social Climber

Why social climbers enjoy crushing toes.

Eccentric's Corner: Immaterial Guy

Tino Sehgal wants to sell you... something, sort of.

Earnings and Yearnings: Mentor Makeover

Dos and don'ts for cultivating the perfect mix of gurus

Diagnosis: Play Games, Treat Anorexia

Mind tricks for eating disorders

Bookshelf: Between the Lines

Book reviews on memes and more.

Neuronarrative: Quack Attack

How to avoid rip-offs and scams.

Advice: An Extra Parent

Believe it's over.

Advice: Sibling Sensitivities

How to handle a sensitive sibling.

Two-Minute Memoir: Minefield Loving

Dangerous allergies threaten young love.