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By Steve Taylor Ph.D. on September 20, 2018 in Out of the Darkness
Would you donate your kidney to a stranger? Some people do, and their motivations present a puzzle.
By Robert D. Martin Ph.D. on September 20, 2018 in How We Do It
Attempts to develop a reliable method for pre-selecting a baby’s sex finally succeeded. Sperms with X- or Y-chromosomes can be effectively separated using a cell flow device.
By Scott A. McGreal MSc. on September 20, 2018 in Unique—Like Everybody Else
A recent study claims that psychopaths are unfairly stigmatized by society. Although misconceptions are common, psychopaths' negative qualities should not be understated.
By Bandy X. Lee M.D., M.Div. on September 20, 2018 in Psychiatry in Society
To better understand violence and other societal ills, we must look at inequality as a disorder in itself.
By Brad Waters on September 20, 2018 in Design Your Path
Afraid of flying? How I learned to ease my fears by dancing with turbulence
By Loren Soeiro, Ph.D. ABPP on September 20, 2018 in I Hear You
When you and your partner have different levels of interest in sex, your relationship can suffer. Here's how to think about, talk about, and initiate sex in new ways.
By Arash Emamzadeh on September 20, 2018 in Finding a New Home
Who can you trust: People who are honest, kind, generous, agreeable...? New research suggests that another personality trait is even a better predictor of trustworthiness.
By Ilene Berns-Zare PsyD on September 20, 2018 in Flourish and Thrive: Navigating transitions with mindfulness and resilience
Looking for ways to positively impact children you live or work with? Recognizing strengths can make a big difference.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on September 20, 2018 in Lifetime Connections
No matter how far technology takes us, there is still no way to escape the need to avoid isolation and to connect with others.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on September 20, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
I want to jump in and address a topic that seems to be causing some confusion: if you use the supplement CBD, you are not consuming “pot.” Read on to learn why!
By Noam Shpancer Ph.D. on September 20, 2018 in Insight Therapy
The prevailing sentiment which sees stereotypical thinking as faulty cognition and stereotypes themselves as patently inaccurate is wrong on both counts.
By Michael R Edelstein on September 20, 2018 in The Three Minute Therapist
High or low self-esteem is caused by inner emotions rather than external causes.
By Kyle D Killian Ph.D., LMFT on September 20, 2018 in Intersections
Think you know what your partner is all about? Believe you are in touch with his or her inner world? Take this quiz and find out.
By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D. on September 20, 2018 in The Antidepressant Diet
Seasonal affective disorder often sneaks up on us. Then it sinks in: You are not alone in this.
By Barbara Markway Ph.D. on September 20, 2018 in Shyness Is Nice
The more confident you become, the more you’ll be able to calm the voice inside you that says, “I can’t do it.”
By Judy Willis M.D., M.Ed. on September 20, 2018 in Radical Teaching
When children are taught that their minds literally change to become better at what they persistently work at, they are motivated knowing that their effort truly does pay dividends
By Richard Stephens Ph.D. on September 20, 2018 in Artists vs. Psychologists
How do Morrissey's and The Smiths' lyrics on shyness stack up against psychological research?
By Paul Thagard Ph.D. on September 20, 2018 in Hot Thought
Explanatory coherence analyzes the logic of the question of whether Kavanagh assaulted Blasey Ford, and emotional coherence explains why people deviate from such logic.
By Clifford N Lazarus Ph.D. on September 20, 2018 in Think Well
CBT emphasizing ERP (exposure and response or ritual prevention) is the most effective and scientifically validated treatment for OCD. But not everyone benefits from it.
By Michael F. Kay on September 20, 2018 in Financial Life Focus
When you engage fully, beginning with what you really care about, and put it in the context of your financial life, you begin to see spending differently.
By Tim Elmore on September 20, 2018 in Artificial Maturity
There are two kinds of confidence in students. Are you building the right one?
By Edie Jarolim Ph.D. on September 20, 2018 in Freud’s World
What's to be learned about Freud from his butcher, Siegmund Kornmehl?
By Nancy Colier LCSW, Rev. on September 20, 2018 in Inviting a Monkey to Tea
Once we've said something, we can never take it back. Learning to use our words mindfully can go a long way.
By Glenn C. Altschuler Ph.D. on September 20, 2018 in This Is America
Coined about 100 years ago, empathy is fascinating, elusive, and difficult to measure. That said, the concept can help us "move beyond the habitual borders of ourselves."
By Janet Hicks Ph.D. on September 20, 2018 in Raising Parents
How can I discipline my child without suffering anxiety?
By Gregg Levoy on September 19, 2018 in Passion!
Art-making — whether writing, drawing, singing or dancing — is a powerful way to help bring us in line with our callings
By Erin Leonard Ph.D. on September 19, 2018 in Peaceful Parenting
Hate is like a fire, given the right conditions, the fire rages and spreads uncontrollably. Yet, understanding the psychology behind hate is the most effective way to stop it.
By Susan Biali M.D. on September 19, 2018 in Prescriptions for Life
Are you pushing hard at work, and pushing self-care aside? Don't. According to leadership expert Michael Hyatt, self-neglect will only sabotage your long term career success.
By John-Manuel Andriote on September 19, 2018 in Stonewall Strong
Summer's ripening into autumn provides a perfect metaphor for healthy aging. Celebrating fall's colors and coolness brings renewed energy.
By Lisa Firestone Ph.D. on September 19, 2018 in Compassion Matters
Why we fall into an unnecessary pattern of frequent fighting with our partners—and five important ways we can break this cycle.
By Travis Langley Ph.D. on September 19, 2018 in Beyond Heroes and Villains
Are some people evil beyond all help or hope?
By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D. on September 19, 2018 in The Teen Doctor
How to help your child with a social media-fueled obsession.
By Mylea Charvat, Ph.D. on September 19, 2018 in The Fifth Vital Sign
What exactly is the difference between psychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, neuroscientists, and neuropsychologists?
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