Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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By Cory Clark Ph.D. on February 28, 2021 in The AntiSocial Psychologist
Liberals might prioritize equality of outcomes, whereas conservatives might prioritize equality of treatment
By Steve Taylor Ph.D. on February 28, 2021 in Out of the Darkness
Why do we like safety and yet feel drawn to challenge and danger? Because we have an impulse to grow and challenges help us to grow. This is 'voluntary post-traumatic growth.'
By Roos Vonk Ph.D. on February 28, 2021 in The Ego and Other Inconveniences
Truly authentic leaders will be highly successful, and that's where the catch lies: Success awakens their ego at some point. At that point, authenticity goes out the door.
By Ahron Friedberg M.D. on February 28, 2021 in Resilience
Smart choices have their costs, but the benefits count too.
By Timothy A Carey Ph.D. on March 01, 2021 in In Control
Whenever you are noticing being in the moment in the moment, you are not doing the activity in the moment in which you were previously engaged.
By Ben Bernstein Ph.D. on March 01, 2021 in Be Your Best
“Shelter in place” has turned into a time of facing inner truths.
By Deborah J. Cohan, Ph.D. on March 01, 2021 in Social Lights
A professor's perspective.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on March 01, 2021 in How To Do Life
An under-considered way to free up hours each week.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on February 28, 2021 in Stronger at the Broken Places
The women I work with live in the question “How can I be a better wife?” Those who are not legally married, yet are in a committed partnership, are also guided by this question...
By Andrea F. Polard Psy.D. on February 28, 2021 in A Unified Theory of Happiness
"Are we there yet?" seems to cause great anguish. The future is always uncertain, but now things seem entirely out-of-control. Here's one thing that helps YOU, others, & your teen.
By Resmaa Menakem MSW, LICSW on February 28, 2021 in Somatic Abolitionism
The impact of the plantation ethos on the black body
By Adrian R. Camilleri Ph.D. on February 28, 2021 in Life’s Biggest Decisions
The path to happiness is paved by big decisions. Be sure to make the right ones.
By Mike Bayer on February 28, 2021 in Purposeful Evolution
Have you ever participated in group therapy?
By Harriet Lerner Ph.D. on February 28, 2021 in The Dance of Connection
Families are not fair, but distance and blame don't work. Here's what you need to know.
By Erin Leonard Ph.D. on February 28, 2021 in Peaceful Parenting
Swaying from the hero who is going to save the day to the most broken individual on the planet allows a person to evade accountability and fuel his or her own ego.
By Racheed M Mani on February 28, 2021 in Brain Bulletin
How infections in utero can impair neuronal development in the baby
By Clifford N. Lazarus Ph.D. on February 28, 2021 in Think Well
The devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has been hard to fathom. But get ready for its aftershocks. The good news is that there are behavioral health tools that can help.
By Marcia Morris M.D. on February 28, 2021 in College Wellness
Now is the time to encourage your college student to seek an array of social connections
By Wendy Boring-Bray, DBH, LPCC on February 28, 2021 in A New Beginning
Working with narcissistic personalities can be a real challenge, so how can we deal with narcissism in the workplace?
By Stephen J. Betchen D.S.W. on February 28, 2021 in Magnetic Partners
Are you still having trouble ending an affair even after your partner finds out?
By Michael Castleman M.A. on February 28, 2021 in All About Sex
Want better sex? Get more sleep. Chronic sleep deprivation is common, and hurts libido and sexual function
By Monnica T Williams Ph.D. on February 28, 2021 in Culturally Speaking
We brought White students into the lab to see how many would be racial justice allies when confronted with racism. What we learned truly surprised us.
By Lindsay Weisner Psy.D. on February 28, 2021 in The Venn Diagram Life
Were You A Victim of Sexual Trauma?: The Devastating Reason Women Don't Know The Answer
By Dianne Grande Ph.D. on February 28, 2021 in In It Together
Are you aware of the red flags of a toxic relationship? These 4 types of behavior should not be ignored.
By Megan Crawford Ph.D. on February 28, 2021 in Tick, Tock—It’s Sleep O’Clock
Every parent has received comments about their child's sleep. And comments from those close are the most hurtful. But there is good science to support our little sleepers.
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on February 28, 2021 in Canine Corner
A large new study looks at the psychological benefits of dog or cat ownership for socially isolated older adults.
By Arash Emamzadeh on February 28, 2021 in Finding a New Home
I report the results of a systematic review and meta-analysis comparing the efficacy of ketamine and esketamine for the treatment of depression.
By Patrick Gallagher, Ph.D., and Ashleigh Gallagher, Ph.D. on February 28, 2021 in The Portable Ph.D.
Why psychology Ph.D. talent can enhance business agility
By Stanton Peele Ph.D. on February 28, 2021 in Addiction in Society
In two great recent films, Nomadland and Where’d Ya Go, Bernadette*, traumas and diagnoses are foregone.
By Robert C. Ciampi LCSW on February 28, 2021 in When to Call a Therapist
When will we get back to "normal?'
By Katherine King Psy.D. on February 28, 2021 in Lifespan Perspectives
Visualization has remained frustratingly out of reach for many people who struggle to “see” anything in their mind’s eye when they try. It doesn't have to be this way.
By Ari Tuckman PsyD, CST on February 28, 2021 in Sex Matters
It's not what happens during the infidelity that matters most.
By Dave Sobel Ph.D. on February 28, 2021 in My Child the Scientist
I got a participation certificate yesterday. But that's a good thing. Not because I participated, but because others are acknowledged.
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