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By Robert Weiss Ph.D., MSW on March 30, 2020 in Love and Sex in the Digital Age
All of us are fearful about work, health, our families, and our shared future in ways that were unimaginable just a short time ago.
By Samoon Ahmad M.D. on March 30, 2020 in Balanced
Research into psychedelic drugs has shown that they do hold a great deal of promise, as long as they are administered in a controlled and clinical environment.
By Utpal Dholakia Ph.D. on March 30, 2020 in The Science Behind Behavior
Anxiety is associated with impulse buying, a preference for safe choices, and those that provide us a semblance of control, as well as an urge to splurge.
By Mark D. White Ph.D. on March 29, 2020 in Maybe It's Just Me, But...
Lying to your partner about bad behavior, such as an affair, is obviously wrong. But it may seem alright, even kind, to lie to them about things that are bothering us. Is that really true?
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on March 31, 2020 in Animal Emotions
An interview with Elin Kelsey about her outstanding book about how animals care for one another at the end of life that opens up avenues for them to talk about dying and death.
By Deborah L. Davis Ph.D. on March 31, 2020 in Laugh, Cry, Live
Are you resisting the restrictions of social distancing and stay-at-home laws? Let's look at the exponential spread of this coronavirus, and you may find it much easier to comply.
By Kevin Bennett Ph.D. on March 31, 2020 in Modern Minds
3 ways to evaluate the quality of your Facebook groups. Neuroimaging research shows that we use different brain systems when learning about social vs. nonsocial networks.
By Dara Winley Ph.D. on March 31, 2020 in Take Care Black Women
Therapists, what does your self-care routine consist of?
By David DiSalvo on March 30, 2020 in Neuronarrative
If you're sitting at home, as many of us are, thinking through goals you've been wanting to achieve, take note of new research that explains why we often fail to get there.
By Douglas Van Praet on March 30, 2020 in Unconscious Branding
The key to influence behavior change in others is deceptively easy, if you first become the change you seek in them.
By Robyn Koslowitz Ph.D. on March 30, 2020 in Targeted Parenting
Do you want to ensure healthy emotional coping during the teenage years? Decades of research support using emotion socialization techniques. Here's how:
By Elizabeth A. Segal, Ph.D. on March 30, 2020 in Social Empathy
Even during the darkest times, we can connect with others and we can build empathy.
By Berit Brogaard D.M.Sci., Ph.D on March 30, 2020 in The Mysteries of Love
In normal circumstances, extraverts have an edge when it comes to succeeding in school or on the job. But in a time of social isolation, introverts may have the upper hand.
By Loriann Oberlin MS, LCPC on March 30, 2020 in The Full Picture
You truly can work at home while the kids are there too. This blog and books provide a path.
By Bobby Azarian Ph.D. on March 30, 2020 in Mind In The Machine
When people are given a way to see what’s happening inside their head in real-time, they can rapidly learn how to dampen pain, enhance self-control and boost mental ability.
By Mariana Bockarova Ph.D. on March 30, 2020 in Romantically Attached
Can getting to work be as easy as letting in some fresh air?
By Iskra Fileva Ph.D. on March 30, 2020 in The Philosopher's Diaries
Sanity is not a trait we passively possess but an achievement. It takes work to stay sane. That's especially true when times are bad; and there is a hopeful message in this.
By Polly Young-Eisendrath Ph.D. on March 30, 2020 in Living with Love
If the virus allows us to see deeply into the meaning of uncertainty – and our “illusion of control” – it will have opened a door of wisdom in the midst of our suffering.
By Mark Zaslav Ph.D. on March 30, 2020 in Shame, Guilt and Their Defenses
Unconscious guilty beliefs can rob us of the gift of gratitude.
By Glenn Sullivan Ph.D. on March 30, 2020 in Acquainted with the Night
Would alcohol reform be easier to accomplish than gun reform?
By Roxy Zarrabi Psy.D. on March 30, 2020 in Mindful Dating
If you’re single and not sure whether to put dating on hold, consider these potential advantages of dating during this pandemic.
By Tara Brach Ph.D. on March 30, 2020 in Finding True Refuge
This unfolding global crisis is toppling every routine and plan in the books, small and large, so it's been interesting in the last few days to really ask: What really matters?
By Elizabeth Dorrance Hall Ph.D. on March 30, 2020 in Conscious Communication
Family members inevitably hurt one another. Here are research-based tips for repairing relationships and protecting them from eventual harm.
By T. Joel Wade Ph.D. on March 30, 2020 in The Mate Market
Looking to perfect the art of flirtation? Research sheds light on pick-up lines that tend to work for women who are interested in men.
By Raj Persaud, M.D. and Peter Bruggen, M.D. on March 30, 2020 in Slightly Blighty
As you detect physical symptoms attributable to rising panic but mistake them for the flu, you get more panicky and descend into a spiral of ever-increasing mental distress.
By Jeremy Nicholson M.S.W., Ph.D. on March 30, 2020 in The Attraction Doctor
Building a deeper level of companionship and care helps intimate relationships to thrive during difficult times. Read on for six steps to keep your relationship strong right now...
By Susan Blackmore Ph.D. on March 30, 2020 in Ten Zen Questions
The pandemic is changing our lives so fast that we can no longer rely on familiar assumptions. Writing down my predictions is fascinating – and teaching me a lot.
By Peg Streep on March 30, 2020 in Tech Support
With life turned upside down for everyone, staying emotionally centered is pretty much a universal task. But some will find it more difficult than others.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on March 30, 2020 in Social Instincts
A new study finds an interesting duality in the way high-status women are viewed.
By Maureen Seaberg on March 30, 2020 in Sensorium
Synesthete and naturalist Carrie Barcomb inspires us to take a walk and reconsider the Earth in the post-coronavirus age.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on March 30, 2020 in Darwin's Subterranean World
For Boomers and for Generation X, coronavirus is a huge hassle, killing thousands and gutting our pensions. For millennials and Gen Z, it is suspending everything that they know.
By Teyhou Smyth Ph.D., LMFT on March 30, 2020 in Living with Finesse
Those who fall into the trap of people-pleasing tend to dive deeply into the spirit of being in-tune with the needs of others.
By Judith E. Glaser on March 30, 2020 in Conversational Intelligence
They say that absence makes the heart grow fonder. Find out how the brain adapts to distance.
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