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By Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S on January 16, 2019 in Love and Sex in the Digital Age
What is sexual offending? How do we define it? Where does R. Kelly fit into the offending spectrum?
By Neighborhood Psychiatry on January 16, 2019 in Psychiatry for the People
Research shows normalization of a key neurotransmitter in anxiety and depression, connecting yoga and breath practice with clinical improvements.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on January 15, 2019 in Darwin's Subterranean World
The tendency to coordinate with others, form groups, and work to exert power is hardly novel. Unionizing is a deep part of the human experience.
By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on January 15, 2019 in Suffer the Children
Compassionate listening is a critical skill that shows your partner you value them.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Darwin's Subterranean World
The topic of narcissism is super-popular in the scholarly and popular psychology literature these days. Here is how we actually measure this trait and interpret actual scores.
By Isadora Alman MFT, CST on January 16, 2019 in Sex & Sociability
Do you know at first meeting or are you often disappointed that what you thought was the beginning of a relationship just wasn't?
By Ilene Berns-Zare PsyD on January 16, 2019 in Flourish and Thrive
Which of life’s lessons can kindergartners teach us?
By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in The Human Beast
Centenarians may have genetic advantages but there are several behavioral and psychological traits that most share.
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on January 16, 2019 in Ambigamy
How to explain the emergence of will, motivation, agency and effort from aimless chemistry? We think evolution causes them, but it's the other way around.
By Elizabeth Jeglic Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse
Understanding the stages of sexual grooming can help protect a child from sexual abuse.
By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
Become a master of nonverbal communication.
By Christopher Bergland on January 16, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
After analyzing millions of candid photos, research found 35 facial expressions that convey emotions across cultures. Surprisingly, 17 convey happiness.
By Jeff DeGraff Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Innovation You
Innovation requires harnessing the positive tension of constructive conflict. These examples show how unlikely pairs challenge each other to create something new.
By Tara Thiagarajan Ph.D., and Jennifer J. Newson Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in 7 Billion Brains
Each brain evolves over a lifetime in a unique way, leading to wide variation among us. This means there is perhaps no such thing as an average brain.
By Kathryn Haydon MSc on January 16, 2019 in Adventures in Divergent Thinking
What if the best “networking” is actually an enriching expression of creativity?
By Ryan M. Niemiec Psy.D. on January 16, 2019 in What Matters Most?
New research unlocks four important pathways for keeping up with a mindfulness practice.
By Ramani Durvasula, Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in A Guide to Better Relationships
"Dirty John" is a brilliant cautionary tale turned cultural phenomenon. We are fascinated, but are we implementing its message?
By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in The Antidepressant Diet
Restaurant portions are so large that weight gain seems inevitable.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in To Heal and Carry On
Survivor's guilt often takes people by surprise. This interview explores why it happens and how to cope with it or to walk alongside someone struggling.
By Anderson Spickard Jr., M.D. on January 16, 2019 in The Craving Brain
Addicted individuals can find in surrender and acceptance the inner strength to fight for their lives.
By Maureen Seaberg on January 16, 2019 in Sensorium
Dr. Neil Theise's Zen Buddhism practice helps him see with fresh eyes when doing research.
By Cecilia Dintino PsyD on January 16, 2019 in Midlife Matters
Everywhere you look, women, in particular older women, are starting to assert themselves. What about you?
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on January 16, 2019 in Fixing Families
It's easy to stay in a bad relationships for a lot of bad reasons. Four common emotional obstacles and how to override them
By Eva M. Krockow Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Stretching Theory
Stuck with that same old cold for several weeks? Doubting your doctor's advice? This is what you need to know about trusting your healthcare system.
By Jeffrey S. Nevid Ph.D., ABPP on January 16, 2019 in The Minute Therapist
Talk is cheap, but negative self-talk can be costly to your emotional health.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in How To Do Life
How to create a smart business idea and plan, step by step.
By Shoba Sreenivasan, Ph.D., and Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Emotional Nourishment
We can reduce discontentment and enhance deeper living through appreciating the beauty and poetry of ordinary activities.
By Allison Abrams, LCSW-R on January 15, 2019 in Nurturing Self-Compassion
Have we become a nation of loners, and if so, what can we do about it?
By Diane Dreher Ph.D. on January 15, 2019 in Your Personal Renaissance
Feeling stuck in conflict? A few strategic steps can begin building bridges instead of walls.
By Alex Pattakos Ph.D. on January 15, 2019 in The Meaningful Life
Be realistic, expect miracles.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on January 15, 2019 in How To Do Life
Six ways to flex for effective communication.
By Phil Zuckerman Ph.D. on January 15, 2019 in The Secular Life
Jews defy simple categorization in that they are both a religious group and an ethnic group. Here's why.
By Arash Emamzadeh on January 15, 2019 in Finding a New Home
A new study examines a model of how anger is perpetuated in a romantic relationship. It also suggests ways to break the cycle.
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