A loving relationship can be an oasis in uncertain times, but nurturing it requires attention, honesty, openness, vulnerability, and gratitude.
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By Matt Johnson Ph.D. on October 20, 2020 in Mind, Brain, and Value
The more endangered a site becomes, the more we want to visit it. And the more we visit, the more it's damaged. How can we overcome the paradox of doom tourism?
By Shauna H Springer Ph.D. on October 20, 2020 in Free-Range Psychology
PTSD comes with a set of stigmas that can themselves be dangerous, as they cause sufferers to keep quiet and avoid getting help.
By Clay Drinko, Ph.D. on October 20, 2020 in Play Your Way Sane
Stressed out and overwhelmed? Humor and laughter may be the best medicine. Here are four strategies to harness the power of humor to curb stress.
By Gwendolyn Seidman Ph.D. on October 19, 2020 in Close Encounters
The second in a series of two posts explores how dating has changed in the age of COVID-19. From virtual dates to health and safety concerns.
By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on October 21, 2020 in Evidence-Based Living
A sizeable body of evidence on voter fraud over the past two decades shows that it is too rare to influence national elections.
By Bryan E. Robinson Ph.D. on October 21, 2020 in The Right Mindset
New experiments reveal what leads to "the uncanny valley phenomenon" and what makes us feel creepier the more Androids, robots, and human replicas start to resemble us humans.
By Peg Streep on October 21, 2020 in Tech Support
What we learn about love in childhood affects the trajectory of our adult relationships. For those whose emotional needs weren't met, the road to love can be difficult.
By Christopher Bergland on October 21, 2020 in The Athlete's Way
Endocannabinoids elicit a state that makes humans and mice more likely to go running. New research suggests that seeking a runner's high may enhance how the "little brain" learns.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on October 21, 2020 in How To Do Life
The opposite of today’s hard-sell, dissemble-where-expedient approach.
By Benjamin D. Rosenberg, Ph.D., and Bret Levine, Ph.D. on October 21, 2020 in Head Games
So-called experts say team chemistry matters but can't be measured. Science disagrees – team chemistry is measurable and it contributes considerably to team success.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on October 21, 2020 in Emotional Fitness
In 2020 we are all asking the same question: How Will You Do Halloween This Year? We're already spooked, so let's play it safe this October 31st.
By George S. Everly, Jr. PhD, ABPP, FACLP on October 20, 2020 in When Disaster Strikes: Inside Disaster Psychology
Want to be more resilient in times of crisis and adversity? Learn to help others.
By Dawn C. Reid Ph.D., ACC on October 20, 2020 in Coaching Corner
While the coaching industry supports diversity, inclusion and equality, there is still work to do. There is a need to be better in diversity and inclusiveness.
By Elaine Birchall, MSW, RSW, and Suzanne Cronkwright on October 20, 2020 in Conquer the Clutter
Solutions start with taking that first step out of OVERWHELMED
By Sharon Martin, LCSW on October 20, 2020 in Conquering Codependency
If you struggle with codependency, wonder if you’re codependent, or just have questions about it, read on to learn what codependency is, where it comes from, and how to recover.
By Noam Shpancer Ph.D. on October 20, 2020 in Insight Therapy
Trump’s reign worked by activating pre-existing, toxic cultural sentiments: Racism, xenophobia, anti-intellectualism, and cruelty. These sentiments, not Trump, are the story.
By Joel Brockner Ph.D. on October 20, 2020 in The Process Matters
As RBG said, we can disagree without being disagreeable.
By Emily Anhalt Psy.D. on October 20, 2020 in The Emotional Fit Leader
Leaders have unique strengths, but without thoughtful cultivation and support, these strengths can become one's greatest weaknesses when it comes to mental health and company culture.
By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D. on October 20, 2020 in Your Neurochemical Self
Does your brain turn on the threat alarm when you think about speaking up? Past threats wire you to expect new threats, but you can wire in positive expectations too. Here's how.
By Izzy Kalman on October 20, 2020 in Resilience to Bullying
Part 2: Bullying researcher Dan Olweus passed away on Sept. 20, 2020. We can work to fulfill Olweus's dream, though it may require a change of perspective.
By Steven Ing on October 20, 2020 in Sexual Futurist
In the last 30 years of my practice, those who have committed sex crimes have a 100% likelihood of three failures in their personal lives: career, friendship, and love.
By Kathleen Smith Ph.D. on October 20, 2020 in Everything Isn't Terrible
Paying attention to your political behavior can help you grow up and calm down.
By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D. on October 20, 2020 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
How to score the presidential debates for character. Which candidate is most "presidential"?
By Shimon Edelman Ph.D. on October 20, 2020 in The Happiness of Pursuit
The Earth is dying. We know what is killing it. It may be within our power to save it.
By Elyakim Kislev Ph.D. on October 20, 2020 in Happy Singlehood
Unmarried people in religious communities often face feelings of isolation and loneliness. How can religious communities make space for them?
By Vikki Stark M.S.W., M.F.T. on October 20, 2020 in Schlepping Through Heartbreak
Does your partner say something that hurts and then walks it back, unsaying it?
By Joe Pierre M.D. on October 20, 2020 in Psych Unseen
The claims of "targeted individuals" defy credulity.
By Bruce Tulgan, JD on October 20, 2020 in Navigating the New Workplace
The collaboration revolution means we must all learn to manage workplace relationships better. Accepting these eight hard truths is the first step.
By Claire Jack Ph.D. on October 20, 2020 in Women with Autism Spectrum Disorder
There appears to be a link between autism and fluid concepts of gender, ranging from the rejection of stereotypical gender roles to gender dysphoria itself. Why exactly is this?
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on October 20, 2020 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Difficulties in regulating emotions are seen as core to borderline personality disorder. The newest approach tracks how these difficulties may emerge in everyday life.
By Tyler J. VanderWeele Ph.D. on October 20, 2020 in Human Flourishing
Well-being has declined, but it has done so unevenly across domains.
By Dinesh Sharma Ph.D. on October 20, 2020 in Leaders in the Making
How the pandemic has upended the race.
By Ann Gold Buscho Ph.D. on October 20, 2020 in A Better Divorce
DIvorce usually gets a bad rap. Yes, it is hard, and a crisis. But many who have divorced will tell you about the good things too.
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