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 Guest Blogger on September 23, 2019 in The Guest Room
On film and in person, people are asking about my evil cousin Roy Cohn, whose enduring protégé is Donald Trump.
By Steven C. Hayes Ph.D. on September 23, 2019 in Get Out of Your Mind
The need to belong is one of our most fundamental needs as humans. And yet most of us are horribly bad at it. Here's what you can do about it.
By Chris Palmer M.D. on September 23, 2019 in Advancing Psychiatry
Can nutrition and diet affect your brain? Making sense of the hype, the wild claims, and the misinformation, along with the science.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on September 22, 2019 in ExperiMentations
Perfectionistic people often aren't aware of how they behave and how that impacts others. The rigidity of perfectionism seriously hampers relationships.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on September 22, 2019 in In Practice
Here are alternative ways to form good habits that aren't about how to get yourself to "stick to" challenging or tedious behaviors.
By Jessica Koehler Ph.D. on September 22, 2019 in Beyond School Walls
What should learning look like to prepare our children for the future world? Should creativity be the sole focus?
By Neighborhood Psychiatry on September 21, 2019 in Psychiatry for the People
Action points from research with a large group of older adults across 10 years.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on September 21, 2019 in Living Single
Work provides structure and social contacts—and not just for single people.
By Alexander Danvers Ph.D. on September 21, 2019 in How Do You Know?
The GRE is a flawed way of picking who to admit to graduate school. But does that mean we should drop it?
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on September 20, 2019 in Why Bad Looks Good
We all know that great relationships require time and investment. What about sacrifice? Research reveals how people in happy couples consider their partner's preferences.
By Christopher Bergland on September 20, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
When asked what they value most in an ideal long-term partner, men and women around the globe rank one character trait above all others. Hint: It's not beauty or financial wealth.
By Sebastian Ocklenburg, Ph.D. on September 20, 2019 in The Asymmetric Brain
About 3.3 percent of Americans are twins—and one of the many things that make them special is a higher chance of being left-handed. Here's what you need to know.
By Benjamin Mitchell-Yellin, Ph.D. on September 19, 2019 in Life, Death, and the Self
What do we really mean by the notion of a "true self"? It depends on how we think about authenticity.
By Bill Sullivan Ph.D. on September 19, 2019 in Pleased to Meet Me
Google has scanned 30 million books. What secrets can they reveal about us?
By Todd B. Kashdan Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Curious?
There are problematic sociological trends, including a generational increase in anxiety, conflict, and conflict aversion.
By Guy Winch Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in The Squeaky Wheel
If you and your partner go to bed at different times, you should probably consider these 10 questions.
By Mariana Bockarova Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Romantically Attached
This common piece of advice isn't for everyone, or every situation.
By Samoon Ahmad M.D. on September 17, 2019 in Balanced
As September is National Suicide Prevention Month, it seems appropriate to discuss how one can help prevent suicide on campus.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on September 17, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
The traits of people with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, according to new research, develop over time. A new study shows how these very common traits emerge.
By Steve Taylor Ph.D. on September 17, 2019 in Out of the Darkness
The mind can have a massive influence over the body, in a way that suggests that it is more than just a byproduct of brain activity.