It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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By Michele Ybarra MPH, Ph.D. on September 13, 2019 in Connected
Teens often credit social media as adding positivity to their lives – including feeling more connected with friends, exposing them to diversity, and receiving social support.
By Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH on September 13, 2019 in Being Unlonely
What if we could use the power of art to help treat loneliness among the elderly?
By Erin Walsh, M.A. and David Walsh, Ph.D. on September 13, 2019 in Smart Parenting, Smarter Kids
Parenting teenagers isn't always easy, but how do we make sure that our parenting strategies don't rob teenagers of the practice their brains so desperately need?
Tips for children in grief and other insights from a 5-year-old and an 8-year-old on how to process sadness and grief.
By Zoe Weil M.A., M.T.S on September 13, 2019 in Becoming a Solutionary
How can you trust what you read, hear, and watch? Make sure you can ascertain the truth and avoid spreading misinformation.
By Christopher Bergland on September 13, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
A previously overlooked and under-researched region of the midbrain may be key to helping us pay attention.
By Caroline Kamau, Ph.D. and Asta Medisauskaite, Ph.D. on September 13, 2019 in Doctor, Nurse, Patient
New research shows that work-related distress can multiply the risk of frequent headaches, gastrointestinal symptoms, insomnia, binge-eating and reliance on alcohol or drugs.
By Marcia Reynolds Psy.D. on September 13, 2019 in Wander Woman
These seven communication skills are critical for your future success, whether you are virtually or physically connected.
By Michael W. Austin Ph.D. on September 13, 2019 in Ethics for Everyone
According to Bertrand Russell, the key to happiness is to turn one's focus outward, eschewing self-absorption and engaging both others and the world around us.
By Pirkko Markula Ph.D. on September 13, 2019 in Fit Femininity
Are looking for a good workout or a spiritual transformation in your yoga class? It may possible to have both.
By Lara Honos-Webb Ph.D. on September 13, 2019 in The Gift of ADHD
Determination is forged in the depths of being tested.
By Ty S. Schepis Ph.D. on September 13, 2019 in Adolescents, Young Adults and Substance Use
Part 2 on opioids in the US: What are opioids and how did we get to this point?
By Phil Reed D.Phil. on September 13, 2019 in Digital World, Real World
Does social media increase levels of narcissism? The answer from research conducted in many laboratories is almost certainly yes—but with lots of caveats.
By Denise Winn on September 13, 2019 in Helping Humanity Thrive
Surely "evidence-based therapy" for depression has good evidence to back it up? Think again.
By Jack Pemment MA, MS on September 13, 2019 in Blame the Amygdala
One finicky allele makes all the difference.
By Stanton E. Samenow Ph.D. on September 13, 2019 in Inside the Criminal Mind
Defense of the abuser by those who should know better
By Randi Gunther Ph.D. on September 13, 2019 in Rediscovering Love
These are the differences between superficial communication and imagery-rich communication.
By Christopher Dwyer Ph.D. on September 13, 2019 in Thoughts on Thinking
The Slippery Slope Argument is perceived as fallacious primarily for reasons of relevance and certainty, but the propositions involved can be relevant and likely.
By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on September 13, 2019 in Evidence-Based Living
What are the consequences of putting a kid on a diet? A new review article takes a careful look.
By Larry Culliford on September 13, 2019 in Spiritual Wisdom for Secular Times
What appears to be utter folly turns out to be something quite wonderful as a British father leads his son on a demanding pilgrimage in Spain.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 12, 2019 in How To Do Life
Keys to the life well-lived.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on September 12, 2019 in Stronger at the Broken Places
Self-trust is not trusting yourself to know all the answers; nor is it believing that you will always do the right thing.
By Sonia Voynow LCSW on September 12, 2019 in Empowered Parenting
My son with autism teaches me that when you don't know the rules, you might as well smile.
By James Lake, MD on September 12, 2019 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Are you disappointed with the current model of mental health care? Collaborative care models will improve the standards of both medical and mental health care.
By David M. Allen M.D. on September 12, 2019 in A Matter of Personality
Family-of-origin issues of both individuals in a disturbed marital relationship are usually part and parcel of their relationship problems. Spouses can be allies in solving them.
By Diana Kirschner Ph.D. on September 12, 2019 in Finding True Love
One estimate is that only 10% of marriages in the US are highly healthy and happy. What can we learn from them?
By Jason Whiting Ph.D. on September 12, 2019 in Love, Lies and Conflict
Abusers use defense mechanisms like denial and minimization to excuse their actions. They not only blame their victims, but also claim they themselves are the ones mistreated.
By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D. on September 12, 2019 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
How can you become a more effective listener?
By Josué Cardona M.S. on September 12, 2019 in Geek Therapy
Try using games as a means to discuss the value of trying something again after a failed attempt or as an opportunity to do better.
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