The COVID crisis throws into relief what happens when grief has—quite literally—nowhere to go. The evidence suggests that most people summon strengths that surpass their own expectations.
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By Scott T Allison Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Why We Need Heroes
It takes time for society to catch up to a hero's new way of thinking.
By Matt Johnson Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Mind, Brain, and Value
What's the difference between a promotional post and a coincidence? The line has become increasingly blurred.
By Kathleen Smith Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Everything Isn't Terrible
Are you tired of talking about the same superficial topics with friends? Being more honest about your life can strengthen your connections.
By Kevin Cokley Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Black Psychology Matters
Are you concerned about "Black on Black violence?" Don't allow politicized rhetoric to distract from the tragic loss of life.
By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
Seduction and sex appeal is about more than just physical attractiveness.
By Saul Levine M.D. on August 04, 2020 in Our Emotional Footprint
When the pandemic is over, will we return to the past? Will we be unprepared for other disasters, revert to human selfishness and aggression, or will we strive to live in harmony?
By Atlanta Behavioral Health Advocates on August 04, 2020 in Outside the Box
If I don’t like wearing a mask, then why do I do it? It might mean something different than you think if you choose not to.
By Shawn M. Burn Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Presence of Mind
Regret is painful and common, and sometimes debilitating. Fortunately, psychology offers some healthy ways to better manage your regrets.
By Sharmin Tunguz Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Emotional Labor in the Workplace
Fulfilling the stereotype? Do female faculty labor more to show tough love to entitled students?
By Bob Edelstein L.M.F.T., M.F.T on August 04, 2020 in Authentic Engagement
The pandemic is shining a light on a fundamental existential paradox of being human. How do we integrate this paradox in relationship to Covid-19?
By Steven Ing on August 04, 2020 in Sexual Futurist
Most of us have experienced regret about getting into a committed relationship with someone who turned out, in hindsight, to have been so very wrong for us.
By Richard Maxwell, Ph.D. and Toby Miller, Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Greening the Media
Television culture presents a world of pre-pandemic happiness that encourages the fantasy that everything is alright. At the heart of this hallucination is commercial advertising.
By Sam Osherson Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Listen Up!
Between #MeToo and BLM, being a white man has gotten more complicated these days. Thank goodness.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Hope + Resilience
Being able to identify narcissism can potentially help us disengage from narcissistic people we encounter in our daily lives. This can help lower our stress during COVID-19.
By Christine L. Carter Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Advice for Your Best Life
Living with so much uncertainty is hard. What should we do when everything feels out of control?
By Caroline Leavitt on August 04, 2020 in Runs in the Family
My identity growing up was forged with my being sickly with asthma. Except I was misdiagnosed. How could I figure out who I was if I suddenly was healthy?
By Kathryn Haydon MSc on August 04, 2020 in Adventures in Divergent Thinking
A recent report predicted that by 2030, one-third of Americans will need to find a new line of work.
By Nootralize - Cognitive Enhancement on August 04, 2020 in Experience Engineering
Is it safe and effective to use several cognitive enhancers at the same time?
By Pamela B. Rutledge Ph.D., M.B.A. on August 04, 2020 in Positively Media
Are our attention spans totally spent and watching a whole hour of TV is impossible? Or are half-hour shows just more binge-worthy?
By Christopher Bergland on August 04, 2020 in The Athlete's Way
New research suggests that taking vitamin D supplements does not reduce depression risk or boost mood.
By Joel Nigg Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Helping Kids through ADHD
Managing anger is a central problem for people with ADHD. Fortunately, effective solutions are available.
By Wayne Jonas M.D. on August 04, 2020 in How Healing Works
When most of us are struggling to remain as social as we once were, often fighting to stave off loneliness, we need to make an effort to reconnect.
By Sherry Benton Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Reaching Across the Divide
Tele-mental health services are effective and more accessible than ever before.
By Caitlin Cantor LCSW, CST, CGT on August 04, 2020 in Modern Sex
Can you imagine sitting with your partner, having a hard conversation, and feeling seen, heard, valued and connected? It’s possible when you practice these communication skills.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Fulfillment at Any Age
COVID-19 is forcing everyone into a flexible work schedule. A new study suggests 4 ways to cope with the many demands on your time.
By Jeffrey Davis M.A. on August 04, 2020 in Tracking Wonder
Do you find yourself more anxious lately? Creativity may be the key to overcoming uncertainty and thriving in crisis.
By Bryan E. Robinson Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in The Right Mindset
For some people, "Capitalizing" yourself means booking a vacation to the Caribbean or a full day of pampering at the spa. But the key to happiness and success is something else.
By Gary W. Lewandowski Jr. Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in The Psychology of Relationships
There are lots of reasons why people cheat on their relationship partner. But it may all start with biology. Could our testosterone or estrogen levels actually impact infidelity?
By Stephen Gray Wallace on August 04, 2020 in Decisions Teens Make
Can modified programming, in-person or online, drive the same organized camp outcomes that are the hallmark of experiential education?
By Patrick Heck Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Getting Along and Getting Ahead
Why are people so skeptical of experiments? New research finds that people often object to experiments even when they approve of the policies or treatments to be compared.
By Michael Reilly, MD, and Keon Parsa, MD on August 04, 2020 in Dissecting Plastic Surgery
New research finds certain phone apps make you more likely to consider cosmetic surgery.
By John Martin-Joy M.D. on August 04, 2020 in Politics, Psychiatry, and Psychoanalysis
Think Vladimir Putin was the first Russian leader to be profiled by the CIA? Think again.
By Ahron Friedberg M.D. on August 04, 2020 in Resilience
Who you are is more than what you’ve done.
By Imi Lo on August 04, 2020 in Living with Emotional Intensity
To touch into unconscious feelings, buried desires, suppressed anger, unprocessed trauma, we need to start listening to our dreams.
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