January 2012

Psychology Today Magazine January 2012

PT Puzzle: Card Logic

By PT Staff
How does your brain solve a puzzle?

News: Health, The Body and Mind

By Sarah Korones, Aaron Slater, Rose Pastore
Why we avoid people who look sick, and more.

Nature's Bounty: A Palate for Pleasure

By Aaron Slater

It's time to put enjoyment back on the plate—without guilt.

Eccentric's Corner: A Voice of Her Own

By Katherine Schreiber
Sophie Auster breaks out from a famous family.

Earnings and Yearnings: Get Smart

By Art Markman phd
How to bulk up your creativity muscles.

Diagnosis: My Genes Hurt

By Katherine Schreiber
Are chromosomes to blame for chronic pain?

Bookshelf: Life Hacks

By Sarah Korones, Molly Forman, Aaron Slater
Getting more from your body, mind, and environment

Beauty Treatment: How Old Do I Look?

By Molly Forman

The PT guide to getting an answer you'll like

Advice: He Said the "L" Word

By Hara Estroff Marano
How do you know if you love someone?

Two-Minute Memoir: One-Way Ticket to Love

By Davy Rothbart
Fighting the impulse to fall for your own fantasy

Sex: Our Sexuality, Our Selves

By Molly Forman
Who you are and what turns you on.

Senses: Sing Your Heart Out

By Aaron Slater
Why are some people always off-key?

Romance: The Cost of Blame

By Molly Forman
Money trouble? It's not your fault.

Recipe: A Rose By Another Name

By Hara Estroff Marano
Pears make a sweet contribution to longevity.

The Power of One

By Tarah Knaresboro
Small IQ difference—big payoff.

Outside In: Dim Wits

By Alice Oglethorpe
Turn up the lights.

Mind Your Body: Blue Light and Sleepless Nights

By Sarah Korones
Insomnia is no match for the sun.

Keen Cuisine: Time to Go Nuts

By Julie Bodenmann
Nuts may extend brain and body power.

Final Analysis: 2012

By Brian Frazer
How to spend the holidays* this year.

Field Guide To The Yenta

By Michele Lent Hirsch
She knows better than you...

Emotion: The Emotion Wars

By Hara Estroff Marano
Feelings mean nothing without context.

Carnal Clues: The Physiology Of Flow

By Katherine Schreiber
An insider's guide to getting in the zone.

Blogs: The Long Road

By PT Staff
Even experts have to start somewhere.

Blogger Spotlight: Are You Single at Heart?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Flying (happily) through life solo.

Advice: Confused by Family

By Hara Estroff Marano
A college student is fearful of her family's future.

Advice: A Desperate Woman

By Hara Estroff Marano
A woman fears her husband has lost interest in her.

Eclipsed by Expectations

By Rebecca Webber
Are you asking for too much?

The Way Things Are

By Rebecca Webber
What to do when infatuation fades.

A Critical Difference

By Rebecca Webber

The Signal to Grow

By Rebecca Webber