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By Robert D. Martin Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in How We Do It
The myth that humans are biologically adapted for promiscuous mating with sperm competition is widely accepted but directly conflicts with data on testis size and sperm dimensions.
By Steven Stosny, Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in Anger in the Age of Entitlement
Binocular vision gives an accurate picture of an interaction and the relationship as a whole. No matter how accurate one partner’s perspective, it's incomplete without the other's.
By Paul Thagard Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in Hot Thought
Moods are brain states that result from the same mechanisms that produce emotions: brain representations of physiological changes and appraisals of goal satisfaction.
By R. Douglas Fields Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in The New Brain
Is blaming fentanyl and the drug industry an effective way to address the root cause of the nation's opoid epidemic, or a desperate effort to find a quick fix?
By Zeev N. Kain, MD, MBA, MA (Hon), FAAP on May 23, 2018 in The Anxiety of Medicine
How can fix the opioid epiedmic?
By Elena Blanco-Suarez Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in Brain Chemistry
A tiny parasite can manipulate the behavior of rats, but can it also alter personality when it infect humans?
By Jerry Toomer Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in Lead From Wherever You Are
Feel like you can't make an impact in your work or life? A few changes to your behavior may make all the difference. Lead from wherever you are!
By Wilma Koutstaal Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in Our Innovating Minds
Are we hard-wired to be curious?
By Marcel Danesi Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in Brain Workout
Lewis Carroll was, arguably, the greatest puzzle-maker of all time. Five of his most ingenious puzzles are provided for you to solve.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on May 23, 2018 in Fixing Families
Apathy is living in a world of grayness where nothing really matters, nothing is important. Four common sources and ways to break out and step up.
By Christopher Bergland on May 23, 2018 in The Athlete's Way
State-of-the-art research using eye-tracking technology and fMRI brain imaging provides fresh evidence that compassion is like a muscle that gets stronger with regular use.
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in Evolution of the Self
If you felt insecure as a child—and who hasn’t?—you would have tried in various ways to compensate for these perceived deficits. Some of them probably ended up being narcissistic.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in Emotional Fitness
Ending a long-term friendship is usually sad for the people involved, but when the friendship ends over a betrayal, the initial trigger may also be anger.
By Shainna Ali Ph.D., LMHC on May 23, 2018 in A Modern Mentality
Michael Phelps, DeMar DeRozan and Kevin Love are shattering the misconception that their battles to success were merely physical feats.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in In Practice
Coloring isn't the only idiosyncratic strategy that helps with anxiety.
By Vivian Wagner Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in The Creative Life
Looking to relax and improve your cognitive function? Try playing a game.
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on May 23, 2018 in Canine Corner
It's not astrology, but a dog's birth month may be associated with his susceptibility to heart problems.
By William R. Kelly Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in Crime and Punishment
Policy makers have considered crime mainly a matter of making bad decisions. The evidence tells a much more complex story.
By Eliezer Sobel on May 23, 2018 in The 99th Monkey
It dawned on me how easily I could form a cult in which my words and teachings would be held sacrosanct...as L. Ron Hubbard said, "Religion is where the money is."
By Hans Rutger Bosker Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in Chitchat About Chatter
Ever found yourself struggling to have a conversation in a busy bar with many competing talkers? A new study shows that talking with a more regular rhythm helps!
By Nancy Colier LCSW, Rev. on May 23, 2018 in Inviting a Monkey to Tea
Do you long for a deeper connection with your partner?
By William R. Klemm Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in Memory Medic
Young people with healthy lifestyles have better brain function and better working memory. Those lifestyles will help both body and brain to age well.
By Rick Hanson Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in Your Wise Brain
It shows you're paying attention, it gets things out in the open and it slows emotional conversations.
By Hal McDonald Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in Time Travelling with Apollo
New research shows that a positive outlook on the future creates positive memories to look back on when the future becomes the past.
By Iben Sandahl on May 23, 2018 in The Danish Way
Playing outside, digging for worms, planting vegetables, and essentially coming into contact with plenty of dirt and livestock are actually good things. Not just good – essential.
By Holly Parker, Ph.D. on May 23, 2018 in Your Future Self
Believe it or not, no matter how long two people have been together, there’s always room for a deeper connection, for more exploration, learning, and growth they can share.
By Megan Dalla-Camina on May 22, 2018 in Real Women
Are you tired of working so hard but no even sure why you're bothering? Do you feel like nothing you do ever adds up to anything meaningful? Refresh your success definition.
By Hank Davis on May 22, 2018 in Caveman Logic
You want female empowerment? An edgy new song by Jane Getz has put a brand new spin on "cheating songs." It will probably change some lives.
By David P. Barash Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Pura Vida
No one knows if extraterrestrial life exists, nor does anyone know how our planet's religions might respond; but we can guess.
By Rita Watson MPH on May 22, 2018 in With Love and Gratitude
Despite the pain of recent school shootings, students are turning to activism as an act of love for young people, for the nation.
By David Miller on May 22, 2018 in The Human Side of Finance
Being overly generous can cause issues in more areas than one, including your finances. These are problems faced by the Giver, one of seven Avatars!
By Mike Brooks Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Tech Happy Life
Our screens provide us with many benefits. One would think they would increase our happiness, too, but that doesn't seem to be the case. What's going on?
By Laura Markham Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids
The path to happiness requires you to accept and love yourself just the way you are, messy imperfections and all.
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