July 2012

Psychology Today Magazine July 2012

Keen Cuisine: Champions of Breakfast

By Hara Estroff Marano
Skipping breakfast is bad for overall health.

What It’s Like...: To Spend Months In Solitude

By Brooke Lea Foster
Meet Samsara Chapman

Q&A: Right-Hand Man

By Katherine Schreiber
Daniel Casasanto on the flexibility of the human mind

Final Analysis: Notes on My Dream Home

By Teddy Wayne
I’m excited to discuss the final blueprints of my future house.

Eccentric's Corner: Defying the Laws

By Nando Pelusi Ph. D.
Magician Alex Stone reveals his tricks of the trade.

Earnings And Yearnings: Friends with Benefits

By Ashley Phillips
When a close confidant becomes your colleague.

Bookshelf: The End of the Road

By Lauren F. Friedman, Merel van Beeren, Alan Yu, Alison DeNisco
To grasp optimism, risk, and innovation, we must first understand death.

Unconventional Wisdom: Marital Problems

By Hara Estroff Marano
A husband ruminates over his wife's sexual past.

A Loss Like No Other

By Mary R. Morgan

From the book, Beginning with the End: A Memoir of Twin Loss and Healing.

Is Adultery Ever Justified?

By Mark D. White Ph.D.
You be the judge!

News: Just Give In

By Kelly McGonigal

News: That Bites

By Rose Pastore

Sex: Flex Appeal

By Katherine Schreiber
What turns a woman on? Much more than you—or she—might think.

Outside In: Dress to Impress Yourself

By Merel van Beeren
Want to run the world? Start by tucking in your shirt.

Pick One Already!

By Lauren F. Friedman
Make decisions with more confidence—and speed.

Nature's Bounty: Food Without Fear

By Alan Yu
Pesticide traces render many foods unwise to eat.

Mind Your Body: Kill the Messenger

By Lauren F. Friedman
To stop pain, kill the messenger.

Field Test: Young at Heart

By Mary Diduch
The secret to aging well may be pretending that you’re not aging at all.

Families: Advance Warning

By Mary Diduch
When even seemingly satisfying marriages come undone

Diagnosis: PANS

By Alison DeNisco
Unraveling the mystery of sudden-onset OCD.

Blogs: Accidental Happiness

By PT Staff
When setbacks and tough choices are turning points.

Blogger Spotlight: The Cooties They Carry

By Rachel Herz Ph.D.
Fine-tuned disgust can protect you in the long run.