September 2011

Psychology Today Magazine September 2011

Romance: The Love Code

By Andrea Bartz
Three little words reveal more than you think.

PT Puzzle: Tricky Fingers

By Andrea Bartz
Touch and go!

The Glee Market

By Rose Pastore
Optimism can stimulate a bleak economy.

News: Politics, Autism and Culture

By Casey Gueren, Rose Pastore, Sujata Gupta
The latest from political party picks to social pressure.

Mind Your Body: Dancing with The Avatars

By Sarah Stanley
How digital doubles inspire would-be gymgoers.

Memory: From Sandbox to Soapbox

By Casey Gueren
Your inner kid can kill public speaking jitters.

Eccentric's Corner: Sincere Scribbler

By Carlin Flora
Leah Dieterich just might be pathologically polite.

Earnings and Yearnings: Gender Contender

By Michele Lent Hirsch
The ups and downs of flouting gender norms at work

Bookshelf: Required Reading

By Rose Pastore, Andrea Bartz, Rebecca Searles, Sarah Stanley, Casey Gueren
Book reviews on evolution, genius, and human behavior.

Blogger Spotlight: Step Away From the Slur

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton
Healing from prejudice is difficult.

Beauty Treatment: The Look of Love

By Rose Pastore, Sarah Stanley
Which expressions do the sexes find sexy?

Advice: A 46-Year-Old Bachelor

By Hara Estroff Marano
When it's time to talk things out in a relationship

Addiction: The Long Slide

By Adi Jaffe Ph.D.

"I did all the things I wasn't supposed to do."

Extreme Modesty: The Case of the Disappearing Self

By Hara Estroff Marano

There is a point at which ingratiation is corrosive, and women too often find it.

Procrastination: Oops, Where Did the Day Go?

By Timothy Pychyl

We fool ourselves in the minute-by-minute choices we make.

Dodging Emotions: The Help That Harms

By Edward A. Selby
We often get into trouble trying to escape intense negative feelings.

Sex: Sexual Distraction

By Casey Gueren
The thoughts we have during sex

Senses: Sensitive Soul

By Rebecca Searles, Michele Lent Hirsch
How your nerves shape your character

Recipe: Getting Ahead

By Hara Estroff Marano
Cabbage has some classy new clout.

Nature's Bounty: Remedial Eating

By Sarah Stanley
Schools are finally getting smart about cafeteria food.

Keen Cuisine: The Real Tea Party

By Rebecca Searles
Green tea is something to celebrate.

Field Guide to the Maximizer

By Marina Krakovsky
Maximizers want only the best

Diagnosis: A Delicate Balance

By Rebecca Searles
Bipolar patients' beliefs help keep their mood swings in check.

Blogs: Power Tips

By PT Staff
Expert advice for top bananas

Advice: When Warning Signs Fail

By Hara Estroff Marano
Advice on recovering from a volatile relationship.

Advice: He Keeps Helping His Ex

By Hara Estroff Marano
The delicate subject of the ex