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 L.S. Dugdale, MD on August 12, 2020 in The Lost Art
Meditation on a 16th-century masterpiece was once prescribed to the sick. Maybe it’s time to bring this practice into the present.
By Susan Newman Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Singletons
A new study suggests ways to keep virus from spreading on campus.
By H. Colleen Sinclair Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Unpacking Social Relations
How the COVID-19 pandemic fed the (mis)infodemic.
By Carolyn Purnell Ph.D. on August 11, 2020 in Making Sense
We think of memory, imagination, and judgment as “mental faculties,” but in the past, they were classified as “senses.” Why? And should we consider doing the same?
By Leslie E. Korn Ph.D., MPH, LMHC, ACS, NTP on August 13, 2020 in Rhythms of Recovery
To enhance immunity during Covid-19, here's what you should know.
By Wendy L. Patrick, JD, Ph.D. on August 13, 2020 in Why Bad Looks Good
A life of isolation and social restrictions will never be normal. Optimistically anticipating a return to living in community makes it easier to weather the storm.
By Robyn Fivush Ph.D. on August 13, 2020 in The Stories of Our Lives
Telling your story is an important skill; listening to others’ stories is a lifelong process of understanding yourself and others.
By Talya Miron-Shatz Ph.D. on August 13, 2020 in Baffled by Numbers
Politicians making medical decisions, hear this: We want to stay healthy, regardless of who we voted for
By Ilene Berns-Zare PsyD on August 13, 2020 in Flourish and Thrive
A recent poll of U.S. adults finds that worry and stress about Coronavirus is negatively impacting their mental health. Here are a few tactics to help you cope.
By Alicia del Prado Ph.D. on August 13, 2020 in Speaking from the Heart
Have your emotions been all over the place since the pandemic began? You are not alone, and your feelings are valid.
By R. Douglas Fields Ph.D. on August 13, 2020 in The New Brain
If your belly is suddenly growing soft and fatty and you are gaining weight, chronic stress may be responsible, but it depends on your sex.
By Scott C. Anderson on August 13, 2020 in Mood by Microbe
COVID-19 is making some people drink more, but our gut microbiota may be able to moderate it. Here are some tips for a healthier and happier gut.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on August 13, 2020 in Social Instincts
New research examines the link between wanted and unwanted personality traits.
By Matt Grawitch Ph.D. on August 13, 2020 in A Hovercraft Full of Eels
The challenge of adapting in uncertain times
By Michael Friedman Ph.D. on August 13, 2020 in Brick by Brick
“We just have to trust our inner voice. Follow it. That's all we have to do,”
By Jonathan Stevens, M.D., M.P.H. on August 13, 2020 in Mind Matters from Menninger
An unstructured and unscheduled day may cause COVID-related insomnia at night. The next step for returning to "normal" is waking up early again, and how to do it with ease.
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on August 13, 2020 in Shadow Boxing
Some serial killers have a favorite place for dumping or burying their victims, so they can return and relive their sense of power.
By Ahron Friedberg M.D. on August 13, 2020 in Resilience
Art frees us.
By Michael J. Spivey Ph.D. on August 13, 2020 in Who You Are
In California, counties that lean Republican may be experiencing wider spread of COVID-19 than is predicted by their population.
By Christopher Bergland on August 13, 2020 in The Athlete's Way
New research helps to explain why children thrive on systematic exploration of the unknown.
By Nootralize - Cognitive Enhancement on August 13, 2020 in Experience Engineering
A total of 5318 participants had their energy levels tested, and 19 nootropics were assessed for their effects on energy. These are the 5 best nootropics for increased energy.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on August 13, 2020 in Stronger at the Broken Places
People with complementary personalities can provide a missing link for each other.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on August 13, 2020 in How To Do Life
Tips for remaining authentic in a difficult time.
By Derek Lusk Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Unnatural Selection
Kodak was a victim of its own psychology, teaching us four lessons about executive leadership.
By Zorana Ivcevic Pringle Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Creativity: The Art and Science
How do we nurture creativity? New research shows that emotional climate is key.
By Stanton Peele Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Addiction in Society
Popular novels depict relationship issues that we otherwise are not free to contemplate.
By Laura Choate Ed.D., LPC on August 12, 2020 in Girls, Women, and Wellness
Why do many girls and young women believe that all eating leads to appearing "fat" and that feeling "full" always results in weight gain?
By Benjamin Cheyette M.D. on August 12, 2020 in Healthy Prescriptions
Who was mentally prepared for Covid to go on so long? Here are some tips for maintaining sanity and improving mood as we go through this together.
By Caitlin Cantor LCSW, CST, CGT on August 12, 2020 in Modern Sex
Do you feel like you’re living with a roommate instead of a romantic partner? You may need to shift your priorities.
By Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in Liking the Child You Love
These two quick and easy activities can go a long way toward helping you have a more positive body image.
By Sherry Gaba LCSW on August 12, 2020 in Addiction and Recovery
Love addicts may stay in destructive, damaging, and abusive relationships rather than leave.
By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in The Antidepressant Diet
Depression has several treatment avenues, but Vitamin D may no longer be a component of that therapeutic set.
By Nicole Mead Ph.D. on August 12, 2020 in The Happy Consumer
Your household objects can help you combat Zoom fatigue.
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