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By Emily Deans M.D. on March 21, 2019 in Evolutionary Psychiatry
It's not necessarily in the microbes themselves, but in what they make.
By Anthony C. Lopez Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Evolutionary Politics
Neuroscientists are moving closer to an understanding of how aggression works. Can they turn it off for us? Should they try?
By Nancy Freeborne DrPH on March 20, 2019 in The Power of Community
Our research shows that older women who claim they have supportive friends and family are likely to live longer.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in Why Bad Looks Good
Research reveals the type of commitment that paves a path to permanence.
By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in The Human Beast
Much of the research ignores the possibility that alcohol has health benefits. Such benefits appear to be enjoyed mainly by the affluent.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on March 21, 2019 in Stronger at the Broken Places
e are attracted to another who is quite different from us. Some deep, wise natural knowing draws us to someone who is strong and developed in ways we are not...
By Michael W. Austin Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Ethics for Everyone
True healing begins when physicians allow patients to move them emotionally.
By Christopher Bergland on March 21, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
Self-produced cannabis (also known as "endocannabinoids") facilitates runner's high and drives intrinsic motivation to exercise regularly, according to a growing body of research.
By Paula J. Schwanenflugel, Ph.D., and Nancy Flanagan Knapp, Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Reading Minds
How can someone with a curious mind and a singular mission can make a unique and personal difference for children’s literacy in her own community?
By Elise M. Howard M.A. on March 21, 2019 in A Parent’s Guide to Children’s Therapy
You've heard of resident doctors, but an intern counselor? Here are some things to consider if your child's therapist is a student, too.
By Robert T Muller Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Talking About Trauma
The Cycle of Breathlessness and Mental Health Difficulties
By Tara Thiagarajan Ph.D., and Jennifer J. Newson Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in 7 Billion Brains
Eating for Smarts: Key diet changes could improve cognition, especially in children.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Hope + Resilience
In this interview, Dr. Anita Chandra and Dr. Joie Acosta of the RAND Corporation share how their research and project experience can help build more resilient communities.
By Ramani Durvasula, Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in A Guide to Better Relationships
The college admissions scandal, though it names only 50 defendants, is a trope for what our world has become – education as a brand, and success at any cost.
By Mary Bates Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Animal Minds
Whip spiders are arachnids that walk on six legs—the other two are sensory structures that they use to smell their way back home.
By American Psychoanalytic Association on March 21, 2019 in Psychoanalysis Unplugged
More and more people are defining their gender in terms other than “man” or “woman”. Here's what that means and how to be supportive.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Lifetime Connections
When a partner accuses you of acting like a spoiled child or being immature, don’t dismiss the feedback out-of-hand. Perhaps your partner caught a glimpse of your teen-aged self?
By John D. Rich, Jr., Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Parenting With Purpose
The dad joke inspires groans and eyerolls. Yet, the persist. Looking into how dad jokes can create closeness and warmth.
By Scott A. McGreal MSc. on March 21, 2019 in Unique—Like Everybody Else
Being a psychopath may facilitate success in crime. High impulsivity may be an impairment in normal society but may contribute to criminal success through risk-taking.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Animal Emotions
Dogs rescued from abusive situations need a lot of support and love to be successfully rehomed. It must be more than a "feel good" move by researchers who decide to do so.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on March 20, 2019 in Stronger at the Broken Places
The cost of a lie is far greater than any advantage you gain from speaking it...
By Ann Gold Buscho Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in A Better Divorce
Is nesting during divorce right for you? Nesting offers respite from marital conflict, a stable home for the kids, and time for decision-making while the marital status is in flux.
By Lee Jussim Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in Rabble Rouser
A researcher published an article finding that parents claimed their teenage kids expressed transgender identification of the blue. All Hell broke loose. Science improved. Maybe.
By Melissa Glaser MS, LPC on March 20, 2019 in Moving on with Strength and Purpose
Any unexpected traumatic event can influence the very social, emotional, and physical systems of a community.
By Deborah R. Glasofer Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in Managing Your Mindset
Failure is one of the few certainties in life. But as we learn in Netflix's new documentary series, what it means to be a loser is up to us.
By Zoe Weil M.A., M.T.S on March 20, 2019 in Becoming a Solutionary
Many young people are feeling hopeless about the future. You can help them.
By Rebecca S. Heiss Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in Psych-illogical
What happens when the sexual strategies of men and women begin to change? Threats to status, and new forms of competition.
By Shireen Jeejeebhoy on March 20, 2019 in Concussion Is Brain Injury
Are the cognitive problems caused by brain injury solely learning issues and not specifically related to reading?
By Thomas Henricks Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in The Pathways of Experience
Part 1: Many of our deeper forms of sadness are crises of understanding, monumental shifts in the terms of existence.
By Abigail Fagan on March 20, 2019 in Brainstorm
The new treatment could alleviate symptoms of depression in under three days.
By Roy Eidelson Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in Dangerous Ideas
History shows that fear mongering has long been used to rally public support and acquiescence for military interventions both unwarranted and unwise.
By Susan Pease Gadoua L.C.S.W. on March 20, 2019 in Contemplating Divorce
Finding the right divorce process is crucial in having a better experience. Here's an option you may not have heard of before.
By Susan Biali Haas M.D. on March 20, 2019 in Prescriptions for Life
Have you been more irritable lately? Have people noticed that you've become cynical? Are you detached and disengaged at work? You could be burning out.
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