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By Camille S. Johnson Ph.D. on December 03, 2021 in It's All Relative
Why giving teens more autonomy might prepare them better for life, even if, or particularly if, they sometimes struggle.
By Christopher Bergland on December 03, 2021 in The Athlete's Way
Traditional views on the origins of stuttering are being upended by groundbreaking research methods that focus on speech initiation issues rooted in the basal ganglia.
By Tyler Jamison Ph.D. on December 02, 2021 in Assembly Required
No romantic partner is perfect. Try searching for someone who has faults you can live with.
By Gary Wenk Ph.D. on December 02, 2021 in Your Brain on Food
A pair of new studies have discovered a brain region that allows us to believe a myth or something that is untrue.
By Laura Betzig Ph.D. on December 03, 2021 in The Political Animal
Evidence that we pillaged and raped in the past is all over history, archaeology, demography—and in our DNA.
By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on December 03, 2021 in The Human Beast
High rates of alcohol consumption produce many severe social consequences. If Prohibition had worked out, would we be better off right now?
By Matt Johnson Ph.D. on December 03, 2021 in Mind, Brain, and Value
Loneliness is on the rise, representing a worrying mental health trend. But from a business standpoint, the loneliness epidemic represents something else entirely: opportunity.
By Bernardo Tirado, PMP on December 03, 2021 in Digital Leaders
A retrospective on Clubhouse: How it helped bring people together who otherwise would not have met.
By Lantie Elisabeth Jorandby M.D. on December 03, 2021 in Use Your Brain
The on-the-ground reality is not good, but we are making progress in certain key areas. Lives are being saved because of it.
By Nir Eyal on December 03, 2021 in Automatic You
The process of unwinding bad habits takes years, but progressive extremism is an effective way to stop behaviors that aren't serving you.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on December 03, 2021 in Lifetime Connections
Bipolar disorder can be difficult to accurately diagnose and still more challenging to manage once an accurate diagnosis is made. These suggestions can help.
By Ilene Gordon and Bram Bluestein on December 03, 2021 in Work. Live. Love.
The pandemic has put many dual-career families through a particularly rigorous stress test.
By Preston Ni M.S.B.A. on December 03, 2021 in Communication Success
Understanding why someone may be acting with hostility but pretending not to.
By Jennifer Reid M.D. on December 03, 2021 in Think Like a Shrink
With depression rates rising, could this simple, indirect approach to depression prevention be life-saving for our vulnerable elderly?
By Sara Gorman, Ph.D., MPH, and Jack M. Gorman, MD on December 03, 2021 in Denying to the Grave
Do Americans trust their doctors? Why trust in the healthcare system is more complex than you might think.
By David Ludden Ph.D. on December 03, 2021 in Talking Apes
Charismatic people make great leaders, but new research shows they make great lovers as well. And the good news is that charismatic behaviors can be learned.
By Anthony D. Fredericks Ed.D. on December 03, 2021 in Creative Insights
Creativity involves habits of mind, more so than innate intelligence. In short, IQ is not the most important determinant of a creative life.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on December 03, 2021 in How To Do Life
Do you struggle to meet all your obligations? These suggestions can help improve your time management skills.
By Erik Raschke on December 03, 2021 in What Will You Do When I’m Gone?
Worried that residential homes are the end of the road for people with disabilities? One mother has made her residential community a launching pad instead.
By Fred Robert Moss M.D. on December 03, 2021 in Restorative/Transformational Psychiatry
What do you think the biggest threat is? In fact, the real problem is so pervasive and present, that all of human society must now take a look at how to leave things better off.
By Joseph Mazur on December 03, 2021 in The Speed of Life
What constitutes proof and evidence of truth, and the experiential sensations of a belief that comes from familiarity?
By Nancy Ancowitz on December 02, 2021 in Self-Promotion for Introverts
Plant-based chef/entertainer Daniella Malfitano shares her recipe for success, and being in the public eye, as an introvert.
By Jennifer J. Brout Psy.D on December 02, 2021 in Noises Off
Wondering why you stare at misophonia trigger sounds and visuals? Understanding how to combat pre-attention is a great coping skill.
By John Amodeo Ph.D., MFT on December 02, 2021 in Intimacy, A Path Toward Spirituality
Exploring the research-based focusing approach of Dr. Eugene Gendlin. Accessing the intelligence of our body can accelerate our growth.
By Vernita Perkins, PhD and Leonard A. Jason, PhD on December 02, 2021 in The Mental Health Revolution
Experiencing challenges finding romance? Consider these five questions.
By Lisa Firestone Ph.D. on December 02, 2021 in Compassion Matters
By being less judgmental, we can find new ways to nurture a friendship and thrive in a relationship, both as an individual and as a pair.
By David Fessell M.D. on December 02, 2021 in Unlocking Your Potential
Need a boost to your well-being? Try cultivating experiences of awe. Increasingly, robust evidence supports this energizing strategy.
By Levi Riven Ph.D. on December 02, 2021 in Demystifying OCD
Have you ever been disturbed by a genital sensation or movement at the wrong time or place? Find out why this happens, and why there's no need to worry.
By Robert N. Kraft Ph.D. on December 02, 2021 in Defining Memories
A Personal Perspective: Teaching benefits both students and the teacher; at any level, with any subject, in a variety of settings.
By Deana Shevit Goldin, Ph.D., DNP, APRN on December 02, 2021 in The Brain-Body Connection
Be in the know by having a better understanding of how food and common medications mix.
By Jennifer Powell-Lunder Psy.D. on December 02, 2021 in Let's Talk Tween
Socially mature tweens usually present as wise beyond their years. These are the kids who always seem to be in the know.
By Loren A. Olson M.D. on December 02, 2021 in Finally Out
A Personal Perspective: The future is not binary.
By Liz Matheis Ph.D. on December 02, 2021 in Special Matters
Children’s social skills and friendships have suffered due to limited interaction through COVID. Here are tips to help them rebuild their social skills.
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