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By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in Don't Delay
Our recent study revealed lower procrastination with to-do list use, but it depends on list type and personality.
By Melissa Shepard MD on February 26, 2020 in Erasing Stigma
Have you ever had the unexpected urge to jump from a bridge or other high place? If so, you are far from alone.
By Rob Henderson on February 26, 2020 in After Service
Do people care more about themselves or others? New research on self-fulfillment reveals a surprising answer.
By Tyler J. VanderWeele Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in Human Flourishing
Why we need to study health and not just disease and risk.
By Alison Escalante M.D. on February 26, 2020 in Shouldstorm
Today at the MolsonCoors headquarters and brewery in Milwaukee, a shooter killed at least five people. The rest of us have to decide what to do with our fear.
By Karin Sternberg, Ph.D., and Robert J. Sternberg, Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in Successful Intelligence
For your whole life, people will tell you what you can’t do. If you believe them, they will be right because you won’t even try. To be creative, listen to yourself, not to them!
By Key Sun Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in The Justice and Responsibility League
Unreasonable fear results from attributing the experience of frustration or invalidation in human interaction to the self’s deviance from value-based standards.
By Kristy Lee Hochenberger on February 26, 2020 in Love in the Age of Narcissism
Narcissists are renowned for being unable to truly love any individual besides themselves. However, are their own children the exception to the rule or do they suffer, too?
By Pamela B. Rutledge Ph.D., M.B.A. on February 26, 2020 in Positively Media
Unboxing videos are big business, especially with kids. They are popular because they trigger our interest and emotions by telling simple stories.
By Laura Markham Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids
Roughhousing is essential for kids.
By William Irwin Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in Plato on Pop
With his latest album, Ordinary Man, Ozzy Osbourne reflects on the darkest topic of all: death.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on February 26, 2020 in Fixing Families
It's common to find that your parents seem to be treating you like they did when you were a teen. How to avoid the frustration and ungrade the relationship to what you need now.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on February 26, 2020 in ExperiMentations
Emerging research makes plain the third dimension of emotion, an inherently social experience we may not fully appreciate until it is clearly identified.
By Carolyn C. Ross M.D., M.P.H. on February 26, 2020 in Real Healing
Binging, obsessing about food, or body dissatisfaction can all be ways in which we try to deal with shame. Self-compassion is the only antidote.
By Abigail Brenner M.D. on February 26, 2020 in In Flux
It is our obligation and duty to not only raise our children but to give them every opportunity to experience life and expand their world.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in Darwin's Subterranean World
Sure, social media has an upside. It allows us to connect and communicate with one another in ways that have never before been possible. But there is a very dark side as well.
By Gina Barreca Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in Snow White Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Ever found yourself feeling as if too much is not enough?
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in In Practice
Paying attention to ordinary positive emotions can increase your resilience to stress and your happiness. It's also a lot easier than actively adding self-care activities!
By Diana Deutsch Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in Illusions and Curiosities
Is she talking or singing? Repeating a spoken phrase several times can cause it to be heard as song, showing that speech and music are intertwined.
By Noam Shpancer Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in Insight Therapy
Youth, it is said, is wasted on the young. Likewise, I argue, life in academe is wasted on academics.
By Morgan Marietta Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in Inconvenient Facts
Perceptions of economic facts in the Democratic debate
By Wallace B. Mendelson M.D. on February 26, 2020 in Psychiatry, a History
The discovery of lithium: How the wrong reasoning can sometimes lead to the right drug.
By Rob Danzman on February 26, 2020 in Campus Crunch
Understanding where loneliness comes from and strategies to deal with it is a good start.
By Rachel Zoffness Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in Pain, Explained
Expert tips and tools for navigating one of life's most difficult experiences.
By Cathy Malchiodi PhD, LPCC, LPAT, ATR-BC, REAT on February 26, 2020 in Arts and Health
Recent research explains how the arts support social engagement and significantly reduce loneliness, especially in older adults.
By David J Bredehoft Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in The Age of Overindulgence
Part 2: Can you love your children too much? Can you give them too much? What do permissive, authoritarian, and authoritative parents have in common?
By Ilene Strauss Cohen Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in Your Emotional Meter
As my anger rose, all my training, meditation practice, and efforts to be rational disappeared; my centered self was nowhere to be found.
By Joe Kort, Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in Understanding the Erotic Code
What is really responsible for the growing number of millennials with erectile disorder?
By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in Suffer the Children
Because children’s brains are plastic or malleable, even 10 minutes a day of mindfulness can calm their Monkey Minds by activating higher brain functions.
By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in The Antidepressant Diet
Weight gain as a side effect is common but often overruled by physicians seeking re-stabilization.
By Ryan Smerek, Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in Learning at Work
How can following your curiosity lead to creative insights?
By Michael Ungar Ph.D. on February 26, 2020 in Nurturing Resilience
As sexual activity declines and loneliness increases, young people are more likely to experience mental health problems.
By Catherine Aponte Psy.D. on February 26, 2020 in A Marriage of Equals
Creating family and work balance is a big deal.
By American Psychoanalytic Association on February 26, 2020 in Psychoanalysis Unplugged
Is Jennifer Lopez changing the way we view older women's bodies and sexuality for the better or for the worse?
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