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By Todd B. Kashdan Ph.D. on October 17, 2018 in Curious?
With the rise of positive psychology, there has been a surge of research on strengths and a call for incorporating it into clinical work. We offer some rethinking.
By Mark D. Griffiths Ph.D. on October 17, 2018 in In Excess
Recent media reports and research claim that some individuals are "addicted" to taking selfies. Let's look at the science behind the claims.
By Cami Rosso on October 17, 2018 in The Future Brain
Could a pioneering entrepreneur create an innovative robot psychologist app one day? It’s not a question of “if," but “when.”
By Gil Noam Ed.D., Dr. Habil on October 16, 2018 in The Inner Life of Students
As hurricanes become more destructive and more frequent, we need to build large regional response teams that are prepared to mobilize in times of crisis.
By Tracy Asamoah M.D. on October 17, 2018 in Let's Reconnect
Do you worry that being alone means something is wrong with you? Knowing the difference between loneliness and being alone can lead to greater satisfaction.
By Tarek Azzam Ph.D. on October 17, 2018 in Evaluation for Social Betterment
Intuitive decision-making can lead to misleading conclusions. Understanding the logic of evaluation can make decision-making more explicit and systematic.
By Caroline Beaton on October 17, 2018 in The Gen-Y Guide
A fast-acting and lasting treatment for cynicism, civic constipation and electile dysfunction.
By James Beck Ph.D. on October 17, 2018 in A Scientific Approach to Work
Why do employees take shortcuts around established procedures, even when doing so poses significant risks to the quality of their work and the safety of themselves and others?
By Paul G. Stoltz Ph.D. on October 17, 2018 in Put Your Mindset to Work
Three ways they forge resilient teams and gritty cultures.
These are the key terms that you need to know for understanding artificial intelligence.
By Eugene Rubin M.D., Ph.D. on October 17, 2018 in Demystifying Psychiatry
A specific parent-child therapy substantially decreases depressive symptoms in very young children and offers hope of diminishing longer-term consequences.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on October 17, 2018 in Stronger at the Broken Places
Feeling like a victim frequently follows traumatic experiences. Moving away from that disempowered position requires being proactive.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on October 17, 2018 in Fixing Families
What we most often see as a problem in someone else or ourselves is actually a bad solution to deeper problems. The key is tackling the real problem.
By Mike Brooks Ph.D. on October 17, 2018 in Tech Happy Life
Why do we keep checking our phones? What is this strange power they have over us? Oddly as it sounds, a little fish provides some of the answers.
By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on October 17, 2018 in Evidence-Based Living
The evidence is mounting that vitamin D supplements are not as helpful as we once believed.
By Lauren Mizock Ph.D. on October 17, 2018 in Cultural Competence
Are you afraid to ask when it comes to negotiating with your employer? Gender may be playing a role.
By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. on October 17, 2018 in The Ethical Professor
Reflections of a new department chair taking stock at the start of a new year.
By Jonathan Leo Ph.D. on October 17, 2018 in The Biological Basis of Mental Illness
Is normal development being turned into diagnoses of ADHD?
By Mark B. Borg, Jr, Ph.D., Grant H. Brenner, MD, & Daniel Berry, RN, MHA on October 17, 2018 in Relationship Sanity
A healthy, conscious commitment to building a dynamic of loving and being loved is what we call relationship sanity. We cannot impose it on our partners.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on October 16, 2018 in How To Do Life
Most middle-and-upper-income people work hard to get and keep what they've earned.
By Anthony Tobia, M.D. on October 16, 2018 in Views Through the Psychiatrist’s Lens
Discover the psychology behind urban legends through an analysis of "Candyman."
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on October 16, 2018 in In Practice
How to stop perfectionism from ruining your relationships.
By Deborah Rivas-Drake, Ph.D. on October 16, 2018 in American Me, American We
How do undocumented parents teach their children about race relations in the U.S.?
By Po Chi Wu Ph.D. on October 16, 2018 in Jacob's Staff
Are we victims of a war waged by armies of digital truths and armies of digital lies? How can the power of truth give us hope and a sense of security?
By James Lake, MD on October 16, 2018 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Studies show that regular aerobic exercise and strength training can significantly reduce the severity of anxiety.
By David Evans on October 16, 2018 in Can’t We All Just Get Along?
3 ways to limit domestic abuse encouraged by football.
By Shawn M. Burn Ph.D. on October 16, 2018 in Presence of Mind
Research explains why we knock on wood and wear lucky socks. Not only is superstition natural and normal, but it can also reap psychological benefits.
By David W. Johnson Ed.D. on October 16, 2018 in Constructive Controversy
Is the constant barrage of negative advertising getting you down? Listening to Robert F. Kennedy's speeches may help you regain your balance.
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on October 16, 2018 in Canine Corner
Brain scans suggest that using visual signals may be more effective than spoken words when training dogs.
By Katherine L Fiori Ph.D. on October 16, 2018 in Is Blood Really Thicker Than Water?
Do your spouse's friends annoy you? Turns out they may also be threatening your marriage.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on October 16, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Narcissists as parents create children who themselves can develop their own problems. New research shows how infantilization plays out when those children grow up.
By Gary Klein Ph.D. on October 16, 2018 in Seeing What Others Don't
A football quarterback throws an interception that has zero bearing on the game and gets blamed for making a "costly" mistake—showing the stupidity of our fear of errors.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on October 16, 2018 in Emotional Fitness
If you are a vengeful person, let me assure you that revenge is an emotionally and financially expensive activity.
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