July 2016

Psychology Today Magazine July 2016

Daughters of an American Revolution

Daughters of an American Revolution

By Abby Ellin
Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka Trump have taken unprecedented roles in their parents' campaigns.
From Daring To Dispossessed

Two Minute Memoir: From Daring To Dispossessed

By Shadi Martini, Jennifer Bleyer
A Syrian who fled is homeland to the US is on a mission to help others left behind.
How Your Dreams Really Work

Mind Your Body: Dream Works

By Michelle Carr Ph.D.
New research explores how long-term memories are solidified as we sleep.

Eccentric's Corner: Learned Leader

By Gary Drevitch
Shayne Bushfield's trivia competition attracts the country's most knowledgeable, and presumably most honest, players.
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Supplemental Science: Going With the Gut

By Jess White
Our bodies are built for prebiotics, and our minds reap their benefits.
Letting Go of a Narcissist

Unconventional Wisdom: Letting Go of a Narcissist

By Hara Estroff Marano
Advice on divorce and dating
Why We'll Watch

Why We'll Watch

By Matt Huston
For some sports fans, every game is personal.
Branded for Success

Branded for Success

By Jess White
It's not just superior design that gives performance tools their power.
What Makes a Pro?

What Makes a Pro?

By Emily Silber
It takes more than practice to become the best.
What Drives Us

What Drives Us

By Susan Avery
Top performers share hard-earned wisdom.
When Glory Comes Late

When Glory Comes Late

By Jess White, Colleen Park
A decade after, an American shot putter received his Olympic gold.
Best Foes Forever

Best Foes Forever

By Matt Huston
Rivalry is a special kind of competitive relationship.
Head Games

Head Games

By Matt Huston
To push athletes further, researchers and coaches look to maximize the power of the brain.