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Top Posts: August 2018

See the best from the month of August. Read about buying experiences, the science of empathy, emotional abuse, wanting what you want, and more.

The Truth About Men and Pornography

By David Ludden Ph.D.

The Polarization of America

By Glenn Geher Ph.D.

Why Do People Believe in God?

By David Ludden Ph.D.

The Dunning-Kruger Effect

By Bobby Azarian Ph.D.

Falling for the Nigerian Prince Scam?

By Frank T. McAndrew Ph.D.

Anxious? Do This for 10 Minutes

By Marlynn Wei M.D., J.D.

Bragging on Social Media

By Utpal Dholakia Ph.D.

Break Through to a Breakthrough

By Hal McDonald Ph.D.

How Doctors Choose Their Patients

By Caroline Elton Ph.D.

Grand Jury Report on Priest Abuse

By Thomas G. Plante Ph.D., ABPP

How Distraction Reduces Temptation

By Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D.

Empathy Is More Than “I Hear You”

By Elizabeth A. Segal, Ph.D.

Becoming a Small Talk Pro

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.

Red Fox Genome Is Sequenced

By Mark Derr

Career Success and Happiness

By Sonja Lyubomirsky Ph.D.

Unethical, Anti-Social People

By Mark Leary Ph.D.

Money, Happiness, and Socioeconomic Status

By Art Markman Ph.D.

Grinning and Bearing It

By Rebecca S. Heiss Ph.D.

What Sisu Can Teach Us About Well-Being

By Marianna Pogosyan Ph.D.

Why Is It More Painful to Be a Woman?

By Wayne Jonas M.D.

Rhythms in the Brain

By Antonio Benítez-Burraco Ph.D.

From Disorder to Discovery

By Abigail Fagan

How Stress Changes Your Brain

By William R. Klemm Ph.D.