Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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By Theresa E. DiDonato Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in Meet, Catch, and Keep
Cohabitation is normative now. Is it still associated with divorce?
By Stephen Garcia Ph.D. on January 26, 2021 in Keeping up with the Joneses
Understanding the "MAGA fist pump" and how body language plays into identity.
By Jan-Emmanuel De Neve Ph.D. on January 26, 2021 in The Economics of Well-Being
Well-being science offers insights into how we can improve workplace policies.
By Christopher Dwyer Ph.D. on January 26, 2021 in Thoughts on Thinking
Experience doesn’t necessarily make you smarter or wiser.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in Animal Emotions
A comprehensive scholarly review of available data shows there is, to date, no concrete evidence that DAT is an effective form of therapy for any disorder.
By Suzie Pileggi Pawelski, MAPP and James Pawelski, Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in Happy Together
What Larry King taught us about mastering the art of positive conversation.
By Michael W. Austin Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in Ethics for Everyone
In 2020, there were 43,487 deaths due to gun violence in the United States. It doesn't have to be this way.
By Karen Stollznow Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in Speaking in Tongues
Non-citizen, Not Alien. Replacing 'alien' with a more humanizing word in US immigration law.
By Alex Dimitriu M.D. on January 27, 2021 in Psychiatry and Sleep
What If Down Feelings Come and Don’t Go?
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in Evolution of the Self
President Joe Biden: “Failure at some point in your life is inevitable, but giving up is unforgivable.” That's an ambitiously inspiring quote, but it's also quite controversial.
By Christine B. L. Adams M.D. on January 27, 2021 in Living on Automatic
Ever wonder how overbearing and constrained personalities form and how they interact with one another? Discover answers and ideas how these personalities can make corrections.
By Molly S. Castelloe Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in The Me in We
How did Germans learned to remember the crimes of the Nazis?
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on January 27, 2021 in Canine Corner
Can dogs recognize the scent of fear in humans? And if so, can dogs be trained to be lie detectors?
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in Sleep Newzzz
Aging does not have to deprive any of us of consistently restful, refreshing sleep, but for some women does.
By Marlynn Wei M.D., J.D. on January 27, 2021 in Urban Survival
Find out how to set yourself up for success if you're a giver.
By Denise Winn on January 27, 2021 in Helping Humanity Thrive
Why understanding it is key to recovery.
By Tyler J. VanderWeele Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in Human Flourishing
How to prevent distraction and enhance work engagement.
By Gary Klein Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in Seeing What Others Don't
Many of us think that mental models describe how something works, but good mental models also describe how it fails, how to workaround the failures, & how to anticipate confusions.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in Hope + Resilience
Here's a few tips on how to cultivate resiliency and excitement in your career.
By Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in Why Bad Looks Good
How do you remember someone? Apparently, it can depend not only on their looks but on their reputation
By Stanton Peele Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in Addiction in Society
We, and our children, face a challenging world. Here is one map for proceeding through it.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in Social Instincts
Juliette Swann discusses her company's unique approach to online dating.
By Sarah Epstein MFT on January 27, 2021 in Between the Generations
We just want our loved ones to look on the bright side. Unfortunately, that doesn't help.
By Rosemary K.M. Sword and Philip Zimbardo Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in The Time Cure
We know that happiness is fleeting. So what can we do to keep that feeling around longer, especially during Covid-19?
By Michael Friedman Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in Brick by Brick
One of the main issues that Jake discusses is that struggling with a mental health issue such as depression can spark a spiritual crisis.
By Kristian Steensen Nielsen on January 27, 2021 in Greener Lives
Do you struggle with self-control? Adopting social strategies may help you.
By Susan Heitler Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in Resolution, Not Conflict
What is it about narcissistic habits that may put individuals with these habits at increased risk for COVID?
By Nelisha Wickremasinghe, DProf. on January 27, 2021 in Spellbound
Being kind to ourselves is not self-indulgent. It's the way to break a habit.
By Hans Rutger Bosker Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in Chitchat About Chatter
Want to get your message across? Use your hands. New research shows that even the simplest flicks of the hands help you speak.
By Anna Katharina Schaffner, Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in The Art of Self-Improvement
A simple ACT technique may be a highly effective means of freeing us from narrative warfare and enabling us to engage in shared value-led action
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on January 27, 2021 in How To Do Life
Encouraging and developing good ones.
By Jim Taylor Ph.D. on January 26, 2021 in The Power of Prime
Has there been an increase in sports injuries since the Covid-19 epidemic struck a year ago?
By Phil Reed D.Phil. on January 26, 2021 in Digital World, Real World
Research suggests that the impact of social media on lockdown loneliness is complex, and there are times when social media use will, and will not, help ease this problem.
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