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By Steve Taylor Ph.D. on July 20, 2018 in Out of the Darkness
Evidence suggests that altruism and egalitarianism are more natural to human beings than selfishness and cruelty.
By Erin Leonard Ph.D. on July 20, 2018 in Peaceful Parenting
Has your child suddenly lost confidence? Are statements like "I'm a terrible person" and "I can't do anything right" cropping up? If so, they may be in an unhealthy friendship.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on July 20, 2018 in Why Bad Looks Good
Engaged? Congratulations! Now comes the challenging part: planning the wedding. In addition to the rings, guest list, and location, choose your date carefully.
By Madeleine A Fugère Ph.D. on July 19, 2018 in Dating and Mating
Have you ever wondered why sex makes you feel so close to your partner? Here are four scientific explanations for the increased intimacy post-sex.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on July 21, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Being able to tell who’s lying from nonverbal cues remains the holy grail of research on detecting deception. New research will help improve your own ability to spot a liar.
By Neel Burton M.D. on July 21, 2018 in Hide and Seek
The psychology of snobbery and why snobbery is rampant.
By Mirta Galesic Ph.D. on July 21, 2018 in Our Networks, Our Selves
Watching the game evokes powerful feelings of group unity. Those same feelings lead to great accomplishments and can also leave us vulnerable to manipulation.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on July 21, 2018 in How To Do Life
Procrastination is merely the symptom. The cure must address its cause.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on July 20, 2018 in Animal Emotions
An interview with Garet Lahvis about how to make research on other animals more reliable. One of his arguments is that uncaged animals produce better scientific results.
By Bandy X. Lee M.D., M.Div. on July 20, 2018 in Psychiatry in Society
It is a moment when defending democracy, the rule of law, and human rights also means responding appropriately to a mental health problem.
By Wayne Jonas M.D. on July 20, 2018 in How Healing Works
My wife, Susan, has experienced five types of cancer in her life — breast, melanoma, basal cell, and squamous cell and we have always been very different in our responses to it.
By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D. on July 20, 2018 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
Here are four steps for managing anxiety
By Amy Morin on July 20, 2018 in What Mentally Strong People Don't Do
Get rid of some clutter, clear some mental space, carve an hour into your calendar—make some room somewhere so you can feel lighter and freer.
By Theo Tsaousides Ph.D. on July 20, 2018 in Smashing the Brainblocks
Our careers shape we who are and give our lives purpose. What if we picked the wrong one?
If you are waiting around for your life’s passion to suddenly emerge, you are going to wait a long time.
By Shireen Jeejeebhoy on July 20, 2018 in Concussion Is Brain Injury
Audiovisual entrainment enables a person to achieve relaxed, focused attention, a cognitive skill that brain injury takes away and is necessary to restore other cognitions.
By Ari Tuckman PsyD, CST on July 20, 2018 in Sex Matters
Unhappy in your relationship? Get out of your partner's way.
By Mike Brooks Ph.D. on July 20, 2018 in Tech Happy Life
Being a parent is so rewarding, but we all know it can be very challenging as well. What's the foundation for effective parenting?
By Jennifer Rollin MSW, LCSW-C on July 20, 2018 in Mindful Musings
Freedom from an eating disorder is possible.
By Justin J Lehmiller Ph.D. on July 20, 2018 in The Myths of Sex
Our sexual fantasies are a complex product of biological, psychological, and social/environmental factors.
By Mica B. Estrada, Ph.D. on July 19, 2018 in Lead with Kindness
Four ways to be kind with ourselves when reflecting on our past life decisions and pathways taken.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on July 19, 2018 in Animal Emotions
There's no simple or general answer to this common question about crating dogs. Some people emphatically say "no", others say "maybe," and a few say "yes" if it's done right.
By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. on July 19, 2018 in Media Spotlight
Does nicotine use play a role in how people function in social situations—and can this explain why smokers have so much difficulty quitting?
By Arash Emamzadeh on July 19, 2018 in Finding a New Home
New research shows that both desire for control and perception of control over one's life are influenced by culture. Though no general patterns emerged, one country stood out.
By Chantal Sicile-Kira on July 19, 2018 in The Autism Advocate
As we considered how to best prepare Jeremy for the adult life he envisioned while he was still in high school, I wondered what we could have have done differently.
By Robert N. Kraft Ph.D. on July 19, 2018 in Defining Memories
Even with social media, most of our lives are undocumented – except by memory. When remembering ourselves and our developmental timeline, how do we put our memories in order?
By Kirk J. Schneider Ph.D. on July 19, 2018 in Awakening to Awe
There is a reason why many of the most twisted and destructive people on this planet are not seen as mental patients. They are ordinary, even celebrated—with "normal" brains.
By Marty Klein Ph.D. on July 19, 2018 in Sexual Intelligence
By insisting on special rules, trans activists are discouraging Hollywood from making films about trans stories.
By Morton H Shaevitz Ph.D., ABPP on July 19, 2018 in Refire! Don’t Retire
Here are some tips on how we can learn from the younger generation.
By John Nosta on July 19, 2018 in The Digital Self
Our human capacity for information is vast, yet meager compared with the emergence of technology and artificial intelligence. So, where does that leave us poor mortals?
By John Kim, LMFT on July 19, 2018 in The Angry Therapist
The difference between survival mode and creation mode—why you are stuck.
By Georgia Witkin Ph.D. on July 19, 2018 in The Chronicles of Infertility
How to recover from loss.
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