It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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By Mariana Bockarova Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Romantically Attached
This common piece of advice isn't for everyone, or every situation.
By Samoon Ahmad M.D. on September 17, 2019 in Balanced
As September is National Suicide Prevention Month, it seems appropriate to discuss how one can help prevent suicide on campus.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on September 17, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
The traits of people with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, according to new research, develop over time. A new study shows how these very common traits emerge.
By Steve Taylor Ph.D. on September 17, 2019 in Out of the Darkness
The mind can have a massive influence over the body, in a way that suggests that it is more than just a byproduct of brain activity.
By Ellyn Kaschak Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in She Comes a Long Way, Baby
From gender and body shaming to the new use of shaming in presidential politics, the issue of shame is psychologically and culturally present. How to understand and change it.
By Guy Winch Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in The Squeaky Wheel
If you and your partner go to bed at different times you should probably discuss the following issues:
By Jane Greer Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Shrink Wrap
It’s easy for co-workers to become attracted to each other. So much time is spent in the office, it's a place where personal bonds can be readily formed.
By Beth Kurland Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in The Well-Being Toolkit
If you are tired of negativity or negative news, here is an uplifting story and some practical tips for cultivating compassion.
By Jane Adams Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Between the Lines
A recent study has implications not just for parents and their kids but the whole concept of the gifted child.
By Imi Lo on September 18, 2019 in Living with Emotional Intensity
If you have Quiet BPD, rather than act out, you act in. You do not show your inner turmoil, but direct the anger, hate, and blame toward yourself.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Emotional Fitness
Being alone in your own head can be a little disquieting.
By Peter Gray Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Freedom to Learn
Here's to all the Ruby Lou's of the world and my fervent wish that we re-create a world where Ruby Lou's can do what they are designed to do--play, explore, be brave, be free.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in How To Do Life
Counseling techniques plus lessons in leadership.
By Eglantine Julle-Daniere on September 18, 2019 in Talking Emotion
Emotions can be communicated with the face, but how does it look like and do we all make the same face?
By Aditi Subramaniam, Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Parenting from a Neuroscience Perspective
My toddler's giggles got me curious about humor and its evolutionary basis.
By Allison Abrams, LCSW-R on September 17, 2019 in Nurturing Self-Compassion
Whether you are struggling with seasonal-related depression or a less severe case of “the blues,” here are some ways to cope.
By Liz Matheis Ph.D. on September 17, 2019 in Special Matters
Are you growing an independent child?
By Ann Gold Buscho Ph.D. on September 17, 2019 in A Better Divorce
When you divorce, it is impossible to imagine the losses that you will experience or how deeply you will feel them. Here are my top 10—and some ideas about how to deal with them.
By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on September 17, 2019 in Evidence-Based Living
A systematic review published this summer found an important health benefit to taking vitamin D supplements.
By Jennifer Guttman Psy.D. on September 17, 2019 in Sustainable Life Satisfaction
Find a few tips that will help you avoid the curse of guessing and making too many assumptions.
By Tina Gilbertson LPC, BC-TMH on September 17, 2019 in Constructive Wallowing
There are many things that could be going on inside the mind of someone who appears to be on a power trip. This article looks at one factor you might have missed.
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on September 17, 2019 in Ambigamy
Thriver's guilt is shame about being lucky. Some deny that it was luck by becoming sado-narcissists, not just elevating themselves but keeping others down.
By Sharon Hewitt Rawlette Ph.D. on September 17, 2019 in Mysteries of Consciousness
A closer look shows the classic version of physicalism is not the most parsimonious theory of reality.
By Arash Emamzadeh on September 17, 2019 in Finding a New Home
A recent study in older children examines the relationship between the ability to read minds in social situations and the experience of social anxiety.
By Charles Johnston MD on September 17, 2019 in Cultural Psychiatry
How changes reshaping love today are more fundamental than we realize—and more fundamental than we could before now have realized.
By Mary Bates Ph.D. on September 17, 2019 in Animal Minds
These ants welcome one snake species into their nest, which may help protect them from another kind of snake.
By Cortney S. Warren Ph.D. on September 17, 2019 in Naked Truth
How honest are people in their online dating profiles? In a recent study by Plenty of Fish, 70% of singles think photo filters are deceptive.
By Jennifer Lock Oman LISW, BCD on September 17, 2019 in Knowing Feeling
Do you carry a lot of shame? You're in the company of others who also care about connection.
By Lydia Denworth on September 17, 2019 in Brain Waves
Extreme social isolation has long-term consequences for the adolescent brain. It might also hint at the effects of more common experiences like bullying and feeling left out.
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on September 17, 2019 in Canine Corner
According to their caretakers, some dogs develop racist prejudices. The reasons may be similar to how children develop such attitudes.
By Kenneth Carter Ph.D. on September 17, 2019 in Buzz
Bad news rarely calls ahead. Keep these 5 things in mind in order to help a friend in need.
By Lawrence R. Samuel Ph.D. on September 17, 2019 in Psychology Yesterday
The story of love in America is a complicated one, filled with contradictions and ambiguity.
By Matthew Legge on September 17, 2019 in Are We Done Fighting?
A brief look at the unlikely roles that feeling good and being grateful play in trying to change the world.
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