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By Greg Matos PsyD on August 09, 2022 in The State of Our Unions
For men, the dating world is drastically changing.
By Corey Wilks Psy.D. on August 09, 2022 in Human Flourishing 101
What if, instead of avoiding our fears, we faced them head-on? Here's an exercise to try if worst-case-scenario thinking has you paralyzed in place.
By Asia A. Eaton Ph.D. on August 08, 2022 in Power, Women, Relationships
How to address the gender gap in STEM while improving education for all.
By Justin Garson Ph.D. on August 08, 2022 in The Biology of Human Nature
A growing body of evidence suggests that depression isn’t a disease, but nature’s way of showing us that something in our lives needs to change.
By Ed Ergenzinger J.D., Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in Night Sweats and Delusions of Grandeur
Overcome anxiety by using neuroscience to hit "ctrl-alt-delete" on a locked-up fight, flight, or freeze response.
By Arash Emamzadeh on August 09, 2022 in Finding a New Home
A recent paper reports the first ever systematic review of the link between everyday sadism and aggression, including anger, sexual violence, and trolling.
By Dona Matthews Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in Going Beyond Intelligence
Enlightened childcare policies support parents through the dilemmas and challenges of parenting, enhancing lives and creating a safer, more sustainable world.
By Dorothy Suskind Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in Bully-Wise
Research shows that most leaders are getting their apologies wrong; there are seven steps for getting them right.
By Seth J. Gillihan PhD on August 09, 2022 in Think, Act, Be
As therapists, we do everything we can to protect those in our care — and the techniques we have now are much better than they were a couple of decades ago.
By Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in Liking the Child You Love
Much relationship advice empahsizes verbal communciation. But that neglects a crucially important way of connecting with your partner.
By Michael Friedman Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in Brick by Brick
“Without this music, I don't exist.”
By Steven Ing MFT on August 09, 2022 in Sexual Futurist
One of the biggest mistakes we can make is in the arena of mate selection, the most disastrous of which is marrying the wrong person.
By Jeremy E. Sherman Ph.D., MPP on August 09, 2022 in Ambigamy
If you think someone argues like a toddler, here's a model for assessing their argument-style maturity.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Is the plagiarist someone who just has poor memory or are they really trying to take credit for your work? New research on plagiarism suggests six steps to outwit the idea thief.
By Kristen A. Carter M.S. on August 09, 2022 in Health and Human Nature
We often say we don’t have time to eat right and get enough exercise. But time management is just part of the equation.
By Adrian A. Fletcher Psy.D., M.A. on August 09, 2022 in Keeping It Real and Resilient
10 tips for coping with grief and loss.
By Darren J. Edwards Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in Psychology in Society
How we can build psychological resilience.
By Judith S. Beck Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in Think Your Way to Health
Have you experienced or witnessed an upsetting or traumatic event? These strategies borrowed from CBT can help you cope with the aftermath.
By Kenneth J. Doka Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in Good Mourning
After a death, learning negative information about the deceased can complicate our grief.
By Alex Pattakos Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in The Meaningful Life
How are you practicing kindness, compassion and friendship?
By David Weitzner Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in Managing with Meaning
Do you want more from life? Rock icon Perry Farrell is on a mission to educate us on making space for more spirituality, creativity, and joy in the day-to-day.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in Animal Emotions
In If Nietzsche Were a Narwhal, Justin Gregg argues that human exceptionalism is a double-edged sword and our unique cognitive prowess has backfired with severe consequences.
By Aleksandra Eriksen Isham Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in Days Gone By
Thinking about positive memories may boost mood for some, but not for all. New research shows how depression can influence the way we feel when we think about positive memories.
By Mary Bates Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in Animal Minds
Birds do it. Bees do it. A new study shows that even city rats do it. We're talking about pollination. City rats eat the feijoa’s flowers and may end up pollinating the plant, too.
By Cornelius Holmes LPC on August 09, 2022 in Access for All
Familial, cultural, or societal perceptions about therapy contribute to the myths and stigmas that keep us from seeking help to address our mental health needs.
By Michelle P. Maidenberg Ph.D., MPH, LCSW-R, CGP on August 09, 2022 in Being Your Best Self
Do you find that your mind spins out of control when you're triggered in your relationships? It happens to all of us! Learn 10 relational reminders to nurture your relationships.
By Jonice Webb Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in Childhood Emotional Neglect
Do you struggle to speak up in conflictual or difficult situations? Maybe you're doubting the validity and importance of your own thoughts, feelings, and needs.
By Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in Why Bad Looks Good
Will escalating friendship make or break a relationship? Research has some answers.
By Steven Reidbord M.D. on August 09, 2022 in Sacramento Street Psychiatry
Tom Insel, former head of NIMH, has authored a useful roadmap for mental health care. Unfortunately, his new book also denigrates deep, meaningful psychotherapy.
By Kat McGrady Ed.D, LCPC, NCC on August 09, 2022 in Cultivating Curiosity
Is negative feedback negatively impacting you? Consider shifting your mindset or changing the feedback approach.
By David T. Culkin Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in OCD and Marriage
Avoiding touchy-feely emotions in your OCD-affected marriage? Think again.
By Kristy Lee Hochenberger Ph.D. on August 09, 2022 in Love in the Age of Narcissism
Moving on from emotional abuse is painful and stress-inducing. Identifying personal growth affirmations could aid healing.
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