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By Sheri Levy Ph.D. on September 20, 2020 in Taking Ageism Seriously
Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a champion of justice and equality. She was also a role model who defied ageism and gendered ageism.
By Bryan E. Robinson Ph.D. on September 20, 2020 in The Right Mindset
Having trouble reaching your goals because you keep sabotaging your efforts? These 10 strategies will help you get there.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on September 19, 2020 in Fixing Families
It helps to periodically step back and assess the current state of your relationship. Here's how to get started.
By Kevin Dorst, Ph.D. on September 19, 2020 in Reasonably Polarized
How do individuals and societies come to be so polarized?
By Terri Apter Ph.D. on September 20, 2020 in Domestic Intelligence
While the press reports marital break-ups in lockdown, the deepening romance among couples over the age of 60 has been ignored.
By Susan J. Noonan MD on September 20, 2020 in View From the Mist
Healthcare providers are not exempt from the depths of depression.
By Neel Burton M.D. on September 20, 2020 in Hide and Seek
The psychology and philosophy of laughter.
By Christopher Bergland on September 20, 2020 in The Athlete's Way
New research helps to explain how the brain makes lighting-fast decisions.
By Claire Jack Ph.D. on September 20, 2020 in Women with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Are you always involved in drama? You might not think you're the central player but chances are, if this is a repeat cycle, you're the one stirring the pot.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on September 20, 2020 in Stronger at the Broken Places
Michael and Jane's big challenge was one that many couples in second marriages face: blending two families without diminishing the integrity of the marriage.
By L.S. Dugdale, MD on September 19, 2020 in The Lost Art
The threat of death can help us live more richly, deeply, and productively.
By Stephen Garcia Ph.D. on September 19, 2020 in Keeping up with the Joneses
Should I disclose that I have a job offer to my current employer?
By Shauna Bowes on September 19, 2020 in Don't Believe Everything You Think
Humans are pattern-seeking machines. People strive to make sense of the unimaginable, to regain control over devastating and haphazard situations. COVID-19 is no exception.
By Jessica Koehler Ph.D. on September 19, 2020 in Beyond School Walls
Exploring the physiological, psychological, and cognitive effects of nature.
By Sheila Robinson-Kiss MSW, LCSW on September 19, 2020 in They’re Not Coming
A mentally impaired leader with the ability to reach a lot of people can cause extensive destruction.
By Tonya Lester LCSW on September 19, 2020 in Staying Sane Inside Insanity
Unhappy couples often believe their problems are unique. In fact, most unhappy couples are unhappy in similar ways. Here are six common mistakes you may be making.
By Douglas T. Kenrick Ph.D. on September 19, 2020 in Sex, Murder, and the Meaning of Life
Are men more likely to be focused on solving a problem when they should focus on giving, or receiving, social support? Don’t be so sure you know the answer.
By David Schwartz LMFT on September 19, 2020 in Adolescents, Explained
Are children getting the message that fairness and morality are less important than winning at all costs? Could this lead to a belief that ethics have become an antiquated concept?
By Brendan Kelly, M.D., Ph.D. on September 19, 2020 in Psychiatry and Society
Remedying the stigma, social injustice and structural violence experienced by people with mental illness is a challenging, important, and increasingly urgent task.
By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on September 19, 2020 in Suffer the Children
Milton Erickson not only did exposure therapy in his office. He sometimes arranged for a patient to face his greatest fear in the outside world where the fear occurred.
By Tina Gilbertson LPC on September 19, 2020 in Constructive Wallowing
When it seems like your partner might leave you any day, it’s natural to feel insecure. But those feelings aren’t always based in reality.
By Louis Putterman Ph.D. on September 19, 2020 in The Good, The Bad, The Economy
There is a human need to mark the passage of time. On the eve of the Jewish New Year, an inspiring example of what a human life can be came to an end.
By Arthur Dobrin D.S.W. on September 19, 2020 in Am I Right?
Why does every generation have to demand police reform?
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on September 19, 2020 in Hope + Resilience
Understanding resilience through the lens of Malaysia's COVID-19 response.
By Eric R. Maisel Ph.D. on September 19, 2020 in Rethinking Mental Health
Whatever you want to get accomplished, whether it's writing a stage play, learning Chinese, or healing from an injury, nothing helps more than mastering daily practice.
By Gregg Henriques Ph.D. on September 19, 2020 in Theory of Knowledge
Part 2: This essay series introduces some key concepts and philosophy and summarizes the different frames for how we know what we know. This part focuses on how we know.
By Danielle Render Turmaud, M.S., NCC on September 19, 2020 in Lifting the Veil on Trauma
Have you had negative experiences in therapy? If so, you are seen and your recovery journey isn't over.
By Steven Stosny, Ph.D. on September 19, 2020 in Anger in the Age of Entitlement
We can wipe away the footprints of injury by identifying with our innate resilience and ability to heal.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on September 19, 2020 in Fulfillment at Any Age
It can be difficult for you to forgive a partner who let you down or betrayed you. New research on decision-making shows how, literally, you can “forgive and forget."
By Srini Pillay M.D. on September 19, 2020 in Debunking Myths of the Mind
Are you being censored? Take action to protect your body.
By Dale Hartley MBA, Ph.D. on September 18, 2020 in Machiavellians: Gulling the Rubes
She set her stories in "the Christ-haunted South." Her characters are from a place and an era of segregationist Baptists, tent revival Pentecostals, and itinerant Bible salesmen.
By John Edward Terrell Ph.D. on September 18, 2020 in The Human Animal
COVID-19 may be helping us see perhaps more clearly than before why we need our social networks, and why our networks are more than merely social.
By Deborah L. Davis Ph.D. on September 18, 2020 in Laugh, Cry, Live
Having an affair with a married man? Does he swear true love, but won't leave his wife? Spot the red flags, save yourself, and move on.
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