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 Valerie Fridland Ph.D. on July 12, 2020 in Language in the Wild
The long tradition of treating women’s talk as untrustworthy and trivial—and its consequences for women today.
By Russell Ramsay, Ph.D. on July 12, 2020 in Rethinking Adult ADHD
Do typical coping strategies for ADHD not work for you? Here's how some clients have adapted them more effectively.
By Alexander Danvers Ph.D. on July 12, 2020 in How Do You Know?
Can social psychologists change their own habits to research the questions that matter most?
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on July 11, 2020 in ExperiMentations
Emerging research defines a unique constellation, connecting risks with health and illness, coping, stressors, and key COVID-related factors.
By Neighborhood Psychiatry on July 12, 2020 in Psychiatry for the People
New research helps people with chronic pain, and close others, live better.
By Alissa Jerud Ph.D. on July 12, 2020 in The ART and Science of Emotions
Try breathing in "choose" and out "love."
By Jason N Linder, PsyD on July 12, 2020 in Relationship and Trauma Insights
Your brief guide to understanding the importance of relationship as a secret, yet potent force keeping us physically strong and healthy.
By Ian Hansen Ph.D. on July 12, 2020 in Psychology Without Atrocity
Part 1: How ICE helps us see that forcing colleges back to campus is racist.
By Eric Haseltine Ph.D. on July 12, 2020 in Long Fuse, Big Bang
The baffling fate of key indicators about the original emergence of the virus.
By J. Scott Fraser Ph.D. on July 12, 2020 in Breaking the Cycle
Depression draws us into a downward spiral. Discover the four effective approaches for breaking the cycle.
By Bryan E. Robinson Ph.D. on July 12, 2020 in The Right Mindset
What are the worst offenses that get on our nerves and make steam shoot out of our ears? And how can we keep our cool?
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on July 12, 2020 in Moral Landscapes
We can all become dehumanizers, says David Livingstone Smith in his new book, "On Inhumanity."
By Thomas S Bateman D.B.A. on July 12, 2020 in Getting Proactive
Realizing more of your potential is a worthy aspiration. An updated hierarchy of human motives pays homage to Maslow, offers underused pathways, and gives you added control.
By Gary Bernhard, Ed.D. and Kalman Glantz, Ph.D. on July 12, 2020 in Evolution in Daily Life
A far-reaching change that came with agriculture was the loss of social certainty. This loss made humans more vulnerable to demagogues who project absolute certainty.
By Ahron Friedberg M.D. on July 12, 2020 in Resilience
How can I become more resilient? Having self-confidence and hope helps.
By Alison Escalante M.D. on July 12, 2020 in Shouldstorm
A simple math mistake may contribute to the reluctance of many to wear masks. When researchers helped people understand linear vs. exponential coronavirus spread, they wore masks.
By Steven Stosny, Ph.D. on July 12, 2020 in Anger in the Age of Entitlement
It's almost impossible to see other people's perspectives when we blame how we feel on them.
By Preston Ni M.S.B.A. on July 12, 2020 in Communication Success
Many chronic narcissists communicate in ways to demonstrate their false superiority, conceit, and entitlement, and to manipulate, exploit, and control relationships.
By Wendy L. Patrick, JD, Ph.D. on July 12, 2020 in Why Bad Looks Good
In uncertain times, some things remain certain. Faith in God is one of them.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on July 12, 2020 in Living Single
Some single people are pining to be partnered; others want to be single. Those who choose singlehood are more likely to have satisfying social lives and value their friendships.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on July 12, 2020 in How To Do Life
An augmented synthesis of my previous writings on the subject.
By Gwendolyn Seidman Ph.D. on July 11, 2020 in Close Encounters
New research shows there are three types of relationship history patterns. Which patterns are related to the greatest long-term happiness?
By Lee Jussim Ph.D. on July 11, 2020 in Rabble Rouser
It is hard to imagine how a person who has experienced actual trauma could possibly be making these arguments.
By Edoardo D’Anna Ph.D. on July 11, 2020 in Neurotech Bites
A new technique for producing text from brain implants promises dramatically faster typing speeds.
By Michael R Edelstein Ph.D. on July 11, 2020 in The Three Minute Therapist
To beat deep depression, the first step involves clearly diagnosing the cause.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on July 11, 2020 in Fixing Families
For many of us, work is a means of maintaining our lives, but many of us have more choices. Here are three ways of looking at the role of work.
By Pesach Eisen, MHC on July 11, 2020 in Choice and Rebirth
Those leaving organized religion often have a difficult time putting their deconstructed life back together. A potential factor at play is their internalized stigma of exiting.
By Cami Rosso on July 11, 2020 in The Future Brain
UCLA researchers have developed a deep neural network that can detect harmful bacteria from a water sample up to 12 hours faster than the current gold-standard EPA methods.
By Alexandra Brewis and Amber Wutich Ph.D. on July 11, 2020 in Diagnosis: Human
A new study shows how millions will be affected.
By Marianne Brandon Ph.D. on July 11, 2020 in The Future of Intimacy
Our modern combination of an evolved cerebral cortex coupled with our primitive sexual biology presents interesting and often challenging scenarios for us all.
By Molly Howes Ph.D. on July 11, 2020 in Make It Right
It’s really hard to make a good apology, but you can learn to do it.
By Bryan E. Robinson Ph.D. on July 11, 2020 in The Right Mindset
Although pregnancy discrimination is illegal, it still occurs. A new study has found that it negatively affects the health of both mother and baby.
By Robert Klitzman M.D. on July 11, 2020 in Am I My Genes?
In facing epidemics, how do leaders make stories to excuse their bad behavior and advance their own agendas? How can they instead also help fight the disease?
By Ari Berkowitz Ph.D. on July 11, 2020 in Governing Behavior
Bodybuilding competitions show how the goal of extreme muscularity is associated with hypermasculinity. This may be unhealthy both physically and psychologically.
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