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By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on November 28, 2020 in Fulfillment at Any Age
COVID-19 is placing stress on couples dealing with economic hardship. New research takes a broad look at how to turn money arguments into constructive ways to talk to your partner.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on November 27, 2020 in Social Instincts
New research examines geographical effects on people's happiness.
By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W. on November 27, 2020 in Off the Couch
With the pandemic spiking and couples together 24/7, tensions are rising and relationships are shaky.
By Sandra Matz Ph.D. on November 26, 2020 in Beyond Big Data
Our motivation to create shared reality rips us apart but could also reunite us.
By Tina Gilbertson LPC on November 28, 2020 in Constructive Wallowing
If you’re someone who feels like you lose yourself whenever you’re in a relationship, here are some tips to stay grounded.
By Fran Simone Ph.D. on November 28, 2020 in A Family Affair
Are you losing the battle against a loved one's substance abuse? Don't admit defeat. Rather consider ways to help yourself and win.
By Ilisa Kaufman Psy.D. on November 28, 2020 in The Beginning of the End
Learn how to quickly stop a panic attack
By John Nosta on November 28, 2020 in The Digital Self
It's not just about IQ and EQ anymore.
By Neel Burton M.D. on November 28, 2020 in Hide and Seek
Anger arises from poor perspective, and makes it poorer still.
By Rachel Zoffness Ph.D. on November 28, 2020 in Pain, Explained
Is there a magic cure for pain? For many pain-sufferers, CBT comes close.
By Gregg McBride on November 28, 2020 in The Weight-ing Game
While some pass TV's plethora of holiday offerings off as "fluff," there's a reason so many of these television movies resonate with their viewers and are watched again and again.
By Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. on November 28, 2020 in Why Bad Looks Good
We all know people who are standoffish. Yet there are ways to build rapport while respecting boundaries
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on November 28, 2020 in Fixing Families
Our lives naturally move us towards empowerment and healing if we are able to learn the lessons that our problems are teaching us, if we are willing to change our perspective.
By Michael Friedman Ph.D. on November 28, 2020 in Brick by Brick
Many people need to explore the darkness in order to find a pathway into the light.
By Marty Klein Ph.D. on November 28, 2020 in Sexual Intelligence
If your beliefs make sex complicated, don't blame sex.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on November 28, 2020 in In Practice
Improve your gratitude skills with these practical, creative tips.
By Neighborhood Psychiatry on November 28, 2020 in Psychiatry for the People
A study of over 67,000 depressed patients tracks new psoriasis diagnosis to determine whether antidepressants protect against this common autoimmune disease.
By Arash Emamzadeh on November 28, 2020 in Finding a New Home
Despite facing criticisms for mishandling the COVID-19 pandemic, heads of governments, new research finds, enjoyed increased approval ratings in the initial phase of the pandemic.
By Lee Jussim Ph.D. on November 27, 2020 in Rabble Rouser
Knowledge is power. To successfully defend against a cancellation attack, first you need to be able to recognize one.
By John Edward Terrell Ph.D. on November 27, 2020 in The Human Animal
The world beyond our skulls is not an illusion. What we think is out there, however, is a fabrication by the mind, and we are easily convince we know more about it all than we do.
By Christina Curtis on November 27, 2020 in Stop Dreaming, Start Doing
Where the virtual world has compartmentalized us, these approaches will pull us together.
By Ski Chilton Ph.D. on November 27, 2020 in Change From the Inside
History teaches us that as strongmen become weaker and more disempowered, the more sacrifice and death they will ask of us all, but particularly their followers.
By Bryan E. Robinson Ph.D. on November 27, 2020 in The Right Mindset
Studies find a strong correlation between happiness and sex. But new findings reveal surprising differences between men and women.
By Roberta Satow Ph.D. on November 27, 2020 in Life After 50
The intergenerational transmission of narcissism is widespread in this country. Do you want to stop it?
By Pirkko Markula Ph.D. on November 27, 2020 in Fit Femininity
Does living a Yoga lifestyle mean being always disciplined, calm, and effortlessly flexible? Dedicated women Yoga practitioners can understand their daily Yoga in multiple ways.
By Mark L. Ruffalo D.Psa., L.C.S.W. on November 27, 2020 in From Freud to Fluoxetine
A new report by the British Psychological Society argues that depression is not a disease, but we've heard this claim before.
By Jeffrey Pickens Ph.D. on November 27, 2020 in Psychology Through Technology
Are we mindful of the technology we use and the information "bubbles" we create? How will humanity preserve human connection beneath all the circuitry?
By Albert Rothenberg, M.D. on November 27, 2020 in Creative Explorations
The theory of natural selection was proposed by Wallace and Darwin, influenced by divergent social attitudes. A new theory is based on the genome.
By David M. Allen M.D. on November 27, 2020 in A Matter of Personality
Parental guilt has ballooned in recent decades. Talking about it without inducing yet more guilt and making things worse is a minefield.
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on November 27, 2020 in Canine Corner
Fears from the past? New data suggests that certain very specific canine fears, such as those provoked by the scent of predators, may be encoded in a dog's DNA.
By Elliot Dinetz M.D. on November 27, 2020 in Live Better Longer
Low testosterone affects not only men but women as it is a crucial element of health and cognition.
By Chris Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D. on November 27, 2020 in Heal the Mind to Heal the Body
New research studies the relationship between intense physical activity and mortality over 10 years.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on November 27, 2020 in Animal Emotions
Harms and crimes against environments, humanity, and other animals that seem unrelated are entwined. Green criminology, One Health, and compassionate conservation share common goals.
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