Life provides turning points of many kinds, but the most powerful of all may be character-revealing moments.
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By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on July 17, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
The Type A behavior pattern is the aptly named desire to be the “best,” based on a competitive, hard-driving style. New research shows the equally important role of being Type D.
By Eugene Rubin M.D., Ph.D. on July 17, 2018 in Demystifying Psychiatry
Psychedelics may have therapeutic value for people with certain psychiatric disorders. But are the individual and societal risks worth it?
By Gwendolyn Seidman Ph.D. on July 17, 2018 in Close Encounters
There is no shortage of relationship advice from books, blogs, and magazines doling our relationship advice. But some common advice is misguided.
By Shoba Sreenivasan, Ph.D., and Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D. on July 17, 2018 in Emotional Nourishment
Parental favoritism can result in lasting positive effects for the favored, but also long-term deleterious effects for all the children.
By Tchiki Davis, Ph.D. on July 18, 2018 in Click Here for Happiness
Learn when and how to use technology to build your gratitude practice.
By Tracy P Alloway Ph.D. on July 18, 2018 in Keep It in Mind
Do women really remember more than men?
By Larry Culliford on July 18, 2018 in Spiritual Wisdom for Secular Times
Wisdom without compassion is false. Compassion without wisdom is foolish. Getting the balance is key.
By Israel W Charny Ph.D. on July 18, 2018 in Warrior for Life
How not to be bored loving and making love to the same partner over and over again.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on July 18, 2018 in How To Do Life
Tactics to enhance your career and your relationships.
By Po Chi Wu Ph.D. on July 17, 2018 in Jacob's Staff
As the founders' DNA is diluted in each successive generation, how can a clan maintain the bonds of mutual respect and unconditional love?
By Sarah-Nicole Bostan, M.A. on July 17, 2018 in Greater than the Sum of its Parts
Why getting stuck in your thoughts isn't helpful, and a couple ways to get unstuck.
By Elena Blanco-Suarez Ph.D. on July 17, 2018 in Brain Chemistry
Though scratching an itch can be very satisfying, it can also drive one crazy. What is behind that vicious cycle?
By Adi Jaffe Ph.D. on July 17, 2018 in All About Addiction
In the fight for causal domination, biology surely boasts one of the largest armies... But is addiction really a purely biological disease? And if not, then what is instead?
By Dawn Delgado LMFT, CEDS-S on July 17, 2018 in Eating Disorders
Are you counseling an eating disorder client and fear you've hit a plateau?
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on July 17, 2018 in Why Bad Looks Good
Love your job? If not (or even if you do), research identifies how altering your work schedule can enhance your well-being and improve your relationships—on and off the job.
By Katherine S. van Wormer M.S.S.W., Ph.D. on July 17, 2018 in Crimes of Violence
How likely is it that the boys, trapped in a cave in Thailand, will develop PTSD? How about their coach?
The risks may be greater for the coach than for the boys.
By Yael Schonbrun Ph.D. on July 17, 2018 in Moderating
Do you struggle to understand political viewpoints different from your own? Deciphering the psychology of the political mind may be a good place to start.
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on July 17, 2018 in Canine Corner
Data show that in dogs, exercising self-control takes energy resources. These can be quickly restocked, however, to improve future performance.
By Lee Jussim Ph.D. on July 17, 2018 in Rabble Rouser
A social psychologist explains how the field's scientific and political malfunctions drove her out.
By Thomas Lickona, Ph.D. on July 17, 2018 in Raising Kind Kids
Try these 20 conversation starters with your family.
By Michael Aaron, Ph.D. on July 17, 2018 in Standard Deviations
A sex worker takes a stand against new legislation aimed at human trafficking, but which only ends up harming sex workers.
By Kevin Bennett on July 17, 2018 in Modern Minds
Can you spot active shooters before they become violent? Based on recent shootings, a new FBI report identifies pre-attack behavioral signals to watch out for.
By Robert J Landy Ph.D. on July 17, 2018 in Couch and Stage
Many tell stories of out of body experiences and meetings with aliens. Some even tell of having sex with aliens. Are such stories real, delusional or unconscious fantasies?
By American Psychoanalytic Association on July 17, 2018 in Psychoanalysis Unplugged
Looking to get to know yourself better? Start by analyzing your dreams.
By Lydia Denworth on July 17, 2018 in Brain Waves
Does your mind feel clearer and your memory sharper after a workout? A new study explains how exercise changes the brain to improve your ability to remember new skills.
By Carrie Barron M.D. on July 17, 2018 in The Creativity Cure
Why does someone take their own life? Exploring the reasons for suicide and what might be done to prevent it.
By Christopher Bergland on July 17, 2018 in The Athlete's Way
New research suggests that one 15-minute aerobic workout can improve brain connectivity and efficiency.
By Danny Penman Ph.D. on July 17, 2018 in Mindfulness in a Frantic World
One in seven people will suffer from tinnitus at some point in their lives and yet its causes are unknown and treatments are only partially effective. Mindfulness offers new hope.
By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on July 17, 2018 in Evidence-Based Living
As violent video games continue to grow in popularity, do they lead to real-life violence?
By Susan Noonan MD on July 17, 2018 in View From the Mist
Unless you’re prepared, it can sneak up on you and ruin your moment!
By Elena Bezzubova on July 17, 2018 in The Search for Self
A teen smokes weed and ends up with a strange shift of existence, not just another turn of an altered consciousness; It is the disorder of depersonalization and derealization.
By Maureen Seaberg on July 16, 2018 in Sensorium
Fifteen years after the mugging that caused his brain injury, Jason Padgett's attacker reaches out.
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