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By Gary W. Lewandowski Jr. Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in The Psychology of Relationships
When celebrities cheat, it's hardly surprising. But learning what leads them to be unfaithful can help you avoid problems in your own relationship.
By Amy S.F. Lutz on December 07, 2021 in Inspectrum
The proposal for a more precise classification for those most disabled by autism reflects a growing realization that this population has been sidelined.
By Alison Escalante M.D. on December 07, 2021 in Shouldstorm
A new book by Brian McLaren shows why religious doubt is necessary to help people grow into authentic spirituality beyond particular beliefs.
By Patricia Lockwood, Ph.D., and Jo Cutler, Ph.D. on December 06, 2021 in The Helpful Brain
Using psychology to understand how and why we act to help others, and how to encourage behavior change, is essential if we want to end the pandemic.
By Rachel Samson M.Psych on December 07, 2021 in The Highly Sensitive Child
People often think autism and high sensitivity are the same. The similarities and differences are two distinct phenomena.
By James F. Zender Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in The New Normal
To help long COVID sufferers, we must no longer ignore the connection between our minds and our bodies.
By Azadeh Aalai Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in The First Impression
Despite the spread of misinformation on social media platforms, trust in science is rising globally.
By Martha Kauppi, LMFT, CST-S on December 07, 2021 in Relational Intimacy
For many people, the magic of new relationship energy makes polyamory worthwhile. How can you get the magic without all the troublesome pitfalls?
By Tom Parsons, MSW, LICSW on December 07, 2021 in The Optimist
LGBTQ+ individuals are losing community spaces and may be facing increased mental and physical health problems as a result.
By Robin D. Stone, LMHC on December 07, 2021 in The Color of Wellness
It helps to know that there is common ground.
By Jeremy E. Sherman Ph.D., MPP on December 07, 2021 in Jerkology
Moralizing bullies love it when you get defensive in response to their shaming. Here's how to avoid enabling them.
By Matt Johnson Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in Mind, Brain, and Value
Donald Kaufman stated, "You are what you love, not what loves you." When we're lonely, this holds a deep truth for our relationships.
By Richard E. Cytowic M.D. on December 07, 2021 in The Fallible Mind
Some manifestations of long COVID are permanent, and women fare worse than men.
By Wayne Jonas M.D. on December 07, 2021 in How Healing Works
It seems like the cancer team addressed everything. Cancer stage, treatment options, side effects, what to eat and where to find a support group. Or did they?
By Jenalee Doom Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in Origins of Health
Have you ever wondered how the brain changes when you become a parent? New research sheds light on fascinating changes in the parental brain.
By David Schwartz LMFT on December 07, 2021 in Adolescents, Explained
When we become frustrated with a child's behavior, it's important to moderate how we respond. Angry outbursts can be damaging.
By Angela Duckworth Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in Actionable Advice to Help Kids Thrive
A new study of teenagers found that gratitude and relying on social media for meaningful conversations with friends went hand in hand.
By Robert A. Lavine Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in Neuro Behavioral Betterment
The fast-growing sport of pickleball offers physical, mental, and social benefits on a compact court for all age groups. Biological science suggests how this happens.
By Christopher Dwyer Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in Thoughts on Thinking
If you want to support a loved one living with depression, understanding is key. Don’t try to actively solve their problems; listen and encourage additional, appropriate support.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in Fulfillment at Any Age
The “use it or lose it” theory of active aging has widespread support already, but a new study shows exactly how much you can benefit from exercise no matter what your age.
By Kathleen R. Bogart Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in Disability Is Diversity
This beautiful new memoir about growing up with Crouzon syndrome explores beauty, disfigurement, identity, and trauma.
By Esther Cole, CPsychol on December 07, 2021 in Lifespan Psychology
You've contacted therapists, waited months to be seen privately, and fear up to a two-year wait on the NHS. What if there was an easier option?
By Sabrina Romanoff Psy.D. on December 07, 2021 in Life in Transition
Part 1: Do you have to choose between a partner who is safe or one who is adventurous? Is it possible to have both excitement and security in your relationship?
By David M. Allen M.D. on December 07, 2021 in A Matter of Personality
The need for time-saving clinical shortcuts, combined with pressure on academics to publish, has led to an explosion of easy-to-do studies that do not help and may harm patients.
By Sandro Galea M.D. on December 07, 2021 in Talking About Health
Creating a healthy society means bridging the divides that keep us sick.
By Rick Hanson Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in Your Wise Brain
As you cling less, it becomes natural for one to lighten up, stay out of quarrels, have more compassion, and forgive. You'll feel more nourished by the richness inherent in the present.
By Christopher Bergland on December 07, 2021 in The Athlete's Way
New research sheds light on how neural circuits in the midbrain's basal ganglia facilitate "superfluid" coordination (or lack thereof) in sports and day-to-day life.
By Ann Gold Buscho Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in A Better Divorce
The holidays can be painful for your and your children when you are separated or divorced. A few tips can help you give your kids the joy of the season, despite the divorce.
By Jennifer L. Murphy, Ph.D., and Samantha Rafie, Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in Ease Pain
These five practices can help you connect with feelings of gratitude to reduce pain and improve well-being
By Anu Realo Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in The Quiet Joy of Being
Considering a move or happy to stay put? Discover how your living environment affects your well-being.
By Cara Goodwin, Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in Parenting Translator
How can parents help to make their children resilient to stressful events (such as the COVID-19 pandemic)?
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in How To Do Life
Yes-ands and yes-buts in response to today’s most popular writer on motivation and habits.
By Anthony J. Nedelman Ph.D. on December 07, 2021 in Sharpening Some Iron
Mental health changes can easily leave new fathers feeling depressed, anxious, and alone. It's time to start addressing dads' mental health.
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