November 2011

Psychology Today Magazine November 2011

Senses: Watch and Burn

By Andrea Bartz
Why 3-D flicks might not be the best pick

PT Puzzle: Mental Blocks

By Andrea Bartz
Challenge your spatial thinking abilities with this brainteaser

News: The Brain, Racism and Religion

By Rose Pastore, Andrea Bartz, Rebecca Searles
Stem cell news; a surprising root of racism; and a link between education and religion

Beauty Treatment: Pretty Young Things

By Jena Pincott, Rebecca Searles
Does cuteness last?

Advice: My Distant Boyfriend

By Hara Estroff Marano
How to revive a long-distance relationship.

Two-Minute Memoir: The Reluctant Recluse

By Anthea Rowan
Cultivating inner strength amid a barren landscape.

Sex: Buddies in the Bedroom

By Sarah Stanley
Mutual friends can put a strain on sex.

Romance: One to Tango

By Michele Lent Hirsch
Some goals are best attempted solo.

Romance: The New Lexicon of Love

By Rose Pastore
The latest romance trends are all about commitment, without the picket fence.

Recipe: New Spin on Spuds

By Hara Estroff Marano
Start thinking of the potato as a health food.

Survival, Summed Up

By Sarah Stanley
Methuselah mathematics pinpoint life's extenders.

Nature's Bounty: A Boom in 'Shrooms

By Rebecca Searles
Mushrooms are moving to the center of the plate.

Mind Your Body: Weighty Personalities

By Rose Pastore
How character shapes your BMI

Keen Cuisine: The Whey to Go

By Rose Pastore
The liquid residue of curdled milk may be the big dietary cheese in curbing obesity.

Final Analysis: Holiday Soundtrack

By Andrea Bartz
A twist on familiar seasonal tunes.

Field Guide To The Overachiever

By Jill Coody Smits
Inside the do-or-die mind of an overachiever

Eccentric's Corner: Horror Meister

By Hara Estroff Marano

David Cronenberg knows the dirty little—and big—secrets of your mind.

Earnings and Yearnings: Infomaniac

By Michele Lent Hirsch
How to transform yourself into a node of knowledge

Diagnosis: Bend Away The Pain

By Rebecca Searles
A mind-body approach to beating fibromyalgia

Bookshelf: Silly Humans

By Sarah Korones, Andrea Bartz
New books unpack our faulty thinking.

Blogs: The Great Stall

By PT Staff
Expert ways to get your rear in gear

Blogger Spotlight: Reality Lite

By Raj Raghunathan Ph.D.
Is life better with blinders?

Advice: One Night, Three Dilemmas

By Hara Estroff Marano
Cheating with the same sex is still cheating.