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By Matthew J. Edlund M.D. on August 16, 2018 in The Power of Rest
People certainly seem to think so, but the relationship between sleep and illness is not so simple.
By Michael Castleman M.A. on August 16, 2018 in All About Sex
Three recent studies, including the largest ever conducted, agree that for two-thirds of users, cannabis enhances sexual satisfaction.
By Elena Blanco-Suarez Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Brain Chemistry
Many neurological diseases have been wrongly taken as demonic possessions, and exorcisms can often result in emotional, psychological and even physical abuse of the patient.
By Madeleine A Fugère Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Dating and Mating
Across all stages of our relationships, we intuitively respond incorrectly when we try to answer these basic questions.
By Elizabeth Broadbent, Ph.D. on August 17, 2018 in Health, Happiness, and Robots
Preliminary evidence suggests that robots may help us as we age
By Deborah Rivas-Drake, Ph.D. on August 17, 2018 in American Me, American We
When you think of an American, what—or who—comes to mind?
By Cami Rosso on August 16, 2018 in The Future Brain
The World Economic Forum predicts AI will destroy the traditional financial services industry business model.
By Ravi Chandra M.D., D.F.A.P.A. on August 16, 2018 in The Pacific Heart
The hot new breakout movie is fun, and also informative about the Asian American psyche, both within itself and in the controversy it generated.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on August 16, 2018 in Animal Emotions
An interview with the editors of a new and very important book called "Peace Ethology," the systematic and transdisciplinary scientific approach to the study of peace.
By Susan K Perry Ph.D. on August 16, 2018 in Creating in Flow
Neatniks and their more casual mates both suffer from their differences. Here's how to put everyday annoying habits into perspective, before it's too late.
By Robert J. Hedaya MD, DLFAPA, ABPN, CFM on August 16, 2018 in Health Matters
People who are suicidal are drowning in a sea of disturbed biology and disturbed life events.
By Jonathan Foiles LCSW on August 16, 2018 in The Thing With Feathers
We live in increasingly polarized times. The writings of Wendell Berry demonstrate ways to deepen our commitment to our world and to one another.
By Devon Frye on August 16, 2018 in Brainstorm
A crowdfunded initiative aims to shed much-needed light on body-focused repetitive behaviors.
By Arash Emamzadeh on August 16, 2018 in Finding a New Home
In a four-part series on panic attacks, I discuss their common features, the bodily symptoms associated with them, and how to manage the attacks. This is the fourth and final part.
By Katharine Brooks Ed.D. on August 16, 2018 in Career Transitions
They can be a lot of fun—and you just might find a new passion and new career opportunities.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on August 16, 2018 in Stronger at the Broken Places
If we support our partner to evolve into who they can become, and they do that for us, we have the makings for a great relationship.
By Susan Noonan MD on August 16, 2018 in View From the Mist
The results seem to suggest that survey respondents value quality time, good weather, and relaxation over expensive pastimes.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on August 16, 2018 in Lifetime Connections
If you and your partner are more likely to "fight it out" than "hug it out," you are putting your health at risk.
By Imi Lo on August 16, 2018 in Living with Emotional Intensity
Although the push-pull behaviors in our current relationships seem to be triggered by our partner, they are actually a result of old fears we carry from our childhood.
By Jessica Pierce Ph.D. on August 16, 2018 in All Dogs Go to Heaven
The recent story of an orca mother carrying her dead infant for 17 days should confirm that animals' grief is just as real as our own.
By Dusana Dorjee Ph.D. on August 16, 2018 in Your Meditative Mind
Why does neuroscience evidence on meditation attract a lot of attention? What if we do not find brain differences for some meditative states?
By Shoba Sreenivasan, Ph.D., and Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D. on August 16, 2018 in Emotional Nourishment
Ways to encourage older aged people to dispose of their belongings may be different than that used for younger people.
By Kristen Fuller, M.D. on August 16, 2018 in Happiness Is a State of Mind
According to an oncology study, women with early-stage breast cancer were four times more likely to die from cancer if they didn't have very many friends.
By Mary C. Lamia Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings
The behavior of people with a motivational style that differs from your own can be annoying and trigger anger.
By Tiffany Yip, Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Stumbling Towards Diversity
How do Americans feel about diversity? Not surprisingly, reactions reflect the nation’s diversity.
By Diane Roberts Stoler Ed.D. on August 15, 2018 in The Resilient Brain
Some may say I did not write the book, but the book wrote itself: The suspenseful and intriguing events surrounding the writing of "Timeless."
By David P. Barash Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Pura Vida
Albert Schweitzer got it right: Life deserves our utmost respect. But it is natural and perseverative, not miraculous.
By Traci Stein Ph.D., MPH on August 15, 2018 in The Integrationist
Roughly 80% of women have painful periods, and medication provides insufficient relief. In a new study, app-guided acupressure eased pain.
By Daniel R. Stalder Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Bias Fundamentals
A new study suggested trigger warnings might harm students. But several caveats have been missed. The results even reveal that warnings might be helpful.
By Erin Leonard Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Peaceful Parenting
Conflict can drive people apart or bring them together. We can move on if conflict is resolved productively. Yet sometimes this isn't possible. Here's help.
By Ugo Uche on August 15, 2018 in Promoting Empathy With Your Teen
Young adults diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome often struggle with chronic anxiety. As a result, they can exhibit symptoms of habitual procrastination.
By Randi Gunther Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Rediscovering Love
5 common reasons why need-to-win partners behave as they do.
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