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By Thomas G. Plante Ph.D., ABPP on August 19, 2018 in Do the Right Thing
Clergy abuse in the Catholic Church made headline news yet again—the latest chapter in a long-unfolding story, and a reminder of what is required of our institutions.
By Paul L. Morgan Ph.D. on August 18, 2018 in Children Who Struggle
Practice that is brief, fast-paced, and provides corrective yet supportive feedback should help students have greater procedural fluency and conceptual understanding of math.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on August 18, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
People high in the "Dark Triad" traits are not exactly known for their manners. New research suggests tips for improving their etiquette.
By Sharon Sassler, Ph.D., and Amanda Miller, Ph.D. on August 17, 2018 in Cohabitation Nation
Is finding love in cyberspace impossible? Not if you're willing to take a few extra steps.
By Marwa Azab Ph.D. on August 19, 2018 in Neuroscience in Everyday Life
Every time a bad day does not destroy you, your brain keeps track of it as a small victory.
By Michele Wick Ph.D. on August 19, 2018 in Anthropocene Mind
People who identify as politically conservative have more affection for the past than those who lean liberal. The researchers used this nostalgic frame to change minds.
By Harriet Lerner Ph.D. on August 19, 2018 in The Dance of Connection
No one likes feeling anxious. But here are three reasons to respect and honor your fear and trembling.
By Thomas Henricks Ph.D. on August 19, 2018 in The Pathways of Experience
Leaders come and go. Constant is the duty of ordinary people to select public figures whose character, temperament, social skills, and policies match the challenges of the day.
By Arthur P. Shimamura Ph.D. on August 19, 2018 in In the Brain of the Beholder
Making memories stick: Integrate and elaborate.
By Mark L. Ruffalo L.C.S.W. on August 19, 2018 in From Freud to Fluoxetine
Despite assertions by antipsychiatry critics that mental illness is a myth, psychiatric medicine is on firm philosophical ground.
By Nir Eyal on August 19, 2018 in Automatic You
Instead of repeating the mistakes of previous generations with heavy-handed tactics, let’s understand the psychological source of the problem.
By Azmaira H. Maker Ph.D. on August 19, 2018 in Helping Kids Cope
Are your kids spending excessive time on electronics? Tips and tools for parents.
By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on August 19, 2018 in Evidence-Based Living
You can’t miss news stories about violent interactions between police and civilians, but based on media reports, it can be difficult to understand the dynamics across the nation.
By Jeff Corbin, MD MPH on August 19, 2018 in Rethinking Normal
Mental illness shouldn’t stop you from living a mentally healthy and happy life.
By Steven Stosny, Ph.D. on August 19, 2018 in Anger in the Age of Entitlement
Conviction is the strong belief that your behavior is right, moral, and consistent with your deeper values.
By Kathleen Frazier on August 19, 2018 in From Sleepwalker to Sound Sleeper
Many writers and artists have ruminated about the connections between nightly sleep and our final sleep.
By Berit Brogaard D.M.Sci., Ph.D on August 18, 2018 in The Superhuman Mind
You don't need to be skinny to be healthy. Learn how to turn your white flab into active, youth-promoting beige fat.
By Tim Wendel on August 18, 2018 in Cancer Crossings
The Queen of Soul's example will help others remember and understand.
By Susan Avery Stewart Ph.D. on August 18, 2018 in The Gift of Aging
Later life brings many gifts that enhance our own well-being and enrich the lives of others, like audacious authenticity, creative ingenuity, and a growing capacity to savor life.
By Tina Gilbertson LPC, BC-TMH on August 18, 2018 in Constructive Wallowing
Do you ever wish you could feel closer to your partner, but aren't sure how? Here's one thing you can do to close the distance.
By Gurit E. Birnbaum, Ph.D. on August 18, 2018 in Intimately Connected
Fantasies may affect the relational atmosphere as much as they reflect it.
By Stephen Joseph Ph.D. on August 18, 2018 in What Doesn't Kill Us
Are parents, teachers, and other adults sufficiently aware of just how damaging and widespread the effects of peer victimization are?
By Patrick McNamara Ph.D. on August 18, 2018 in Dream Catcher
Being tired is different from being apathetic, and sleep deprivation can induce both.
By Ravi Chandra M.D., D.F.A.P.A. on August 18, 2018 in The Pacific Heart
The hot new breakout movie is fun, and also informative about the Asian American psyche, both within itself and in the controversy it generated.
By Marcel Danesi Ph.D. on August 18, 2018 in Brain Workout
Riddles are ancient, yet they still intrigue us. Here's why.
By Gregory Scott Brown M.D. on August 18, 2018 in Green Psychiatry
Tired of wellness getting a bad rap? Let's turn to what the evidence might offer.
By Christopher Bergland on August 18, 2018 in The Athlete's Way
For the first time, data from a 50-year study reveals predictable ways we tend to stay the same and evolve from our high school years to our golden years.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on August 18, 2018 in Why Bad Looks Good
Have you ever wondered why you are irresistibly drawn to someone who is not objectively beautiful? Here are a few reasons that might explain your attraction.
By Molly S. Castelloe Ph.D. on August 18, 2018 in The Me in We
What to expect when reunified with your child and how to help.
By Christopher Badcock Ph.D. on August 18, 2018 in The Imprinted Brain
A re-analysis challenges an earlier claim about paranoia and its relation to autism on one hand and psychosis on the other.
By Kristen Lee Ed.D., LICSW on August 17, 2018 in Rethink Your Way to the Good Life
Touched by the life and legacy of Aretha? Here are four powerful lessons to uphold as a tribute to the Queen of Soul.
By John-Manuel Andriote on August 17, 2018 in Stonewall Strong
As women and men speak out, understanding and forgiving their own vulnerability, healing becomes possible.
By Lawrence R. Samuel Ph.D. on August 17, 2018 in Future Trends
Churches all over the world are shutting down as evidence suggests that more people are turning away from organized religion and towards philosophies rooted in humanist values.
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