The COVID crisis throws into relief what happens when grief has—quite literally—nowhere to go. The evidence suggests that most people summon strengths that surpass their own expectations.
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By Scott C. Anderson on August 05, 2020 in Mood by Microbe
The baby-boom generation has lower cognitive scores than their parents. What’s the cause? Can it be fixed?
By Scott T Allison Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Why We Need Heroes
It takes time for society to catch up to a hero's new way of thinking.
By Matt Johnson Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Mind, Brain, and Value
What's the difference between a promotional post and a coincidence? The line has become increasingly blurred.
By Kathleen Smith Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Everything Isn't Terrible
Are you tired of talking about the same superficial topics with friends? Being more honest about your life can strengthen your connections.
By Dorothy Suskind Ph.D. on August 05, 2020 in Bully-Wise
What do you do when you have a crisis of consciousness at work? How to make the world a little better by speaking out for justice (Part I).
By Nancy Darling Ph.D. on August 05, 2020 in Thinking About Kids
At any dog park, you'll see dogs watch their owners fetch. Owner throws ball. Dog chases, sits, and chews. Owner sighs, plays tag and tug, & throws. Good things happening for dogs!
By Diana S. Fleischman Ph.D. on August 05, 2020 in How to Train Your Boyfriend
What did your millions of female ancestors have in common? They all knew how to get people to do what they wanted.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on August 05, 2020 in Hope + Resilience
Portugal has experienced COVID-19 in the form of one large lockdown early on. Now that things are reopening amid coronavirus, here are some tips on building resilience.
By Wendy L. Patrick, JD, Ph.D. on August 05, 2020 in Why Bad Looks Good
When counseling suicidal individuals, research reveals several persuasive reasons for living
By Gena Gorlin, Ph.D. on August 05, 2020 in The Art and Science of Self-Creation
Self-deception has received theoretical and empirical attention ut the field does not have so much as a term to describe the opposite practice.
By Eugene Rubin M.D., Ph.D. on August 05, 2020 in Demystifying Psychiatry
COVID-19 can cause brain-related complications, including new-onset psychosis and strokes.
By Marcia Reynolds Psy.D. on August 05, 2020 in Wander Woman
Has your life drastically changed, leaving you emotionally out of control? These tips can help you rediscover your best self.
By Courtney Beard Ph.D. on August 05, 2020 in From Lab to Real World
Do you download apps only to stop using them after a week? You are not alone! Mental health app developers face an uphill battle to engage users long-term.
By Lisa Zeiderman Esq., CFL on August 05, 2020 in Legal Matters
There is no doubt that gaslighting exists in some long-term relationships. Breaking free requires strength, organization, and ideally, a strong support network.
By Jennifer Haupt on August 05, 2020 in One True Thing
"We can treat our pain and create change when we turn our anger into action, when we connect with others, and we do our best to help those in need."
By Lea Lis MD on August 05, 2020 in The Shameless Psychiatrist
Explore the different mask options and add them to your back-to-school shopping list.
By Richard Gunderman MD, Ph.D. on August 05, 2020 in Fully Human
What wellsprings of inspiration should today's opponents of racism be drawing on? The best-selling novel of the 19th century offers an answer.
By Michael Friedman Ph.D. on August 05, 2020 in Brick by Brick
"You have this super shot of purpose and adrenaline and you feel great on one hour of sleep … you kind of don't feel pain in the same way."
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on August 05, 2020 in Emotional Fitness
Right now, I don’t think there’s any way to manufacture happiness when there is so much going wrong in our world.
By Maria Gartstein Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Becoming You
What comprehensive treatment of expectant mothers and postpartum women should take into consideration. We have a long way to go.
By Kelly Bulkeley Ph.D, on August 04, 2020 in Dreaming in the Digital Age
How does dreaming relate to the life experiences and developmental challenges of adolescents and young adults? A new study offers some answers.
By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
Seduction and sex appeal is about more than just physical attractiveness.
By Saul Levine M.D. on August 04, 2020 in Our Emotional Footprint
When the pandemic is over, will we return to the past? Will we be unprepared for other disasters, revert to human selfishness and aggression, or will we strive to live in harmony?
By Atlanta Behavioral Health Advocates on August 04, 2020 in Outside the Box
If I don’t like wearing a mask, then why do I do it? It might mean something different than you think if you choose not to.
By Shawn M. Burn Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Presence of Mind
Regret is painful and common, and sometimes debilitating. Fortunately, psychology offers some healthy ways to better manage your regrets.
By Sharmin Tunguz Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Emotional Labor in the Workplace
Fulfilling the stereotype? Do female faculty labor more to show tough love to entitled students?
By Bob Edelstein L.M.F.T., M.F.T on August 04, 2020 in Authentic Engagement
The pandemic is shining a light on a fundamental existential paradox of being human. How do we integrate this paradox in relationship to Covid-19?
By Steven Ing on August 04, 2020 in Sexual Futurist
Most of us have experienced regret about getting into a committed relationship with someone who turned out, in hindsight, to have been so very wrong for us.
By Richard Maxwell, Ph.D. and Toby Miller, Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Greening the Media
Television culture presents a world of pre-pandemic happiness that encourages the fantasy that everything is alright. At the heart of this hallucination is commercial advertising.
By Sam Osherson Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Listen Up!
Between #MeToo and BLM, being a white man has gotten more complicated these days. Thank goodness.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Hope + Resilience
Being able to identify narcissism can potentially help us disengage from narcissistic people we encounter in our daily lives. This can help lower our stress during COVID-19.
By Christine L. Carter Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Advice for Your Best Life
Living with so much uncertainty is hard. What should we do when everything feels out of control?
By Caroline Leavitt on August 04, 2020 in Runs in the Family
My identity growing up was forged with my being sickly with asthma. Except I was misdiagnosed. How could I figure out who I was if I suddenly was healthy?
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