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By Sarah Hunter Murray Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Myths of Desire
Charismatic people tend to report higher desire and sexual satisfaction in their romantic relationships; a new study suggests there may be a key reason why.
By Dara Greenwood Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Mirror, Mirror
Why does it hurt when a celebrity or other well-known figure dies—and why does it hurt some of us more than others?
By Cheryl Harasymchuk Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in The Positive Side of Relationships
Worn out relationship? Pay attention to the early signs of expectation gaps to combat relational boredom in your relationship.
By Gwendolyn Seidman Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Close Encounters
Thanks to our smartphones, we're constantly connected to each other. But this may create pressure to engage in a new, subtle, type of dishonesty: The Butler Lie.
By John Charles Simon on September 27, 2021 in Laughter and Humor 101
Negative emotions are as adaptive as positive ones, but when they're misapplied or too strong, others may see them as vulnerabilities.
By Eileen Bailey on September 27, 2021 in Let's Talk About Mental Health
Therapy is most successful when you feel comfortable with your therapist. Don't be afraid to interview several before you decide.
By Alex Dimitriu M.D. on September 27, 2021 in Psychiatry and Sleep
For people who have tried everything else for years, it might be time to look at the benefits of adding medication.
By Jennifer V. Fayard Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in People Are Strange
Just how sweet is revenge? A recent study shows that retaliating isn't as pleasant as we imagine, and not seeking revenge at all feels best.
By Loren Soeiro, Ph.D. ABPP on September 27, 2021 in I Hear You
Are you chronically afraid of being rejected or rebuffed by the people you care for? Here's what you can do about it.
By Lou Cozolino, Ph.D., Chloe Drulis, and Carly Samuelson on September 27, 2021 in Executive Functioning
The news sells fear, but you don’t have to buy it. Here are three ways to combat over-exposure to the media.
By Gary Wenk Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Your Brain on Food
A new study explains why people tend to lose less weight than would be expected for any given amount of exercising.
By Jeremy E. Sherman Ph.D., MPP on September 27, 2021 in Jerkology
Tyrants will be the death of us. To survive, we must learn to recognize their easy and alluring bag of tricks.
By Cami Rosso on September 27, 2021 in The Future Brain
New AI can identify breast cancer with radiologist-level accuracy from ultrasounds, reduce requested biopsies by 27.8%, and significantly decrease false positives by 37%.
By Karen L. Blair Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Inclusive Insight
Does gender expression matter in a same-sex relationship? New research explores how perceiving one's partner as feminine is associated with varying levels of vigilance in public.
By Ilan Kelman Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Disaster By Choice
Asking for $100 billion per year to tackle climate change misses the excessive amounts being spent to create climate change and other problems.
By Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN on September 27, 2021 in Cravings
Worried about losing your cognitive ability as you age? Eat this way to maintain brain health.
By Peg Streep on September 27, 2021 in Tech Support
Even when it's clear that an intimate relationship isn't working or is downright awful, our tendency is often to stay. Here's a look at the habits of mind that keep us stuck and unhappy.
By Tyler Jamison Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Assembly Required
Can you actually learn anything from TV couples? Characters Keely and Roy, from the popular show "Ted Lasso," suggest the answer is yes.
By Liz Matheis Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Special Matters
"Why would I let my kids fail?" Because it sets them up for later success.
By Anthony Silard Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in The Art of Living Free
It's time to step away from a fully digital existence. Here's how.
By Zoe Weil M.A., M.T.S on September 27, 2021 in Becoming a Solutionary
Since we tend to find what we're looking for, we need to look for the right things. Our mental health and the lives of others depend upon our paying careful attention.
By Rob Whitley, Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Talking About Men
People with mental illness face specific challenges and difficulties in small lower-income island nations like Jamaica. What can be done to help?
By Stephen Greenspan Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Incompetence
The anti-vax movement, as it relates to resistance to the Covid-19 vaccine, can be understood as a form of "foolish action." Four factors explain the problem and how to overcome it.
By Jamie Cannon MS, LPC on September 27, 2021 in Stress Fracture
Feel like you're being manipulated? Pay attention to the early warning signs to avoid being used.
By Richard Brouillette, LCSW on September 27, 2021 in Flipping Out
Do you ever feel like therapy just isn’t connecting and wonder why? Does self-help culture make you feel bad about yourself?
By Tchiki Davis, Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Click Here for Happiness
Learn about the science of journaling and how to use it to improve your life.
By Denise Winn on September 27, 2021 in Helping Humanity Thrive
Understanding the possible side effects of antidepressants—including some they may not expect—can help people make more informed choices about whether or not to take these medications.
By Dan Neuharth Ph.D., MFT on September 27, 2021 in Narcissism Demystified
Narcissists have a potent arsenal of tactics to make you feel small and unworthy. Here's how to recognize eight of their most manipulative tactics so that you can protect yourself.
By Robin D. Stone, LMHC on September 27, 2021 in The Color of Wellness
The phrase “in your feelings” is often reserved for describing something negative. But what are we really trying to say—and why is it so important to be clear?
By Gleb Tsipursky Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Intentional Insights
Have you wondered why companies are forcing employees back to the office in spite of the Delta surge? Mental blind spots are causing leaders' wishful thinking and poor decisions.
By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in Growing Friendships
When bad things happen to our kids, we can help them create a narrative that genuinely acknowledges their feelings and also offers hope.
By Rubin Khoddam Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in The Addiction Connection
Are you starting to notice the impact of your trauma? Consider these questions to see if you're minimizing the impact and if it is time to begin trauma therapy.
By Gary D. Foster Ph.D. on September 27, 2021 in What Are You Weighting For?
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