What to know about what you don’t know you know. #1: Intuition is very efficient—if you don't overthink it.
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By Nick Morgan Ph.D. on January 17, 2020 in Communications That Matter
Imposter syndrome can make your life miserable, especially if it comes up while you're speaking in public. Here's how to fight it.
By Vyv Evans Ph.D. on January 17, 2020 in Language in the Mind
Part 1: Communication is much more than just language. Non-verbal cues are essential to communicating empathy.
By Juliana Breines Ph.D. on January 16, 2020 in In Love and War
Research suggests that the way we evaluate others provides insight into our own desires, fears, and personalities.
By Guest Blogger on January 16, 2020 in The Guest Room
While cause-and-effect remains unclear, scientists are exploring an association between oral contraceptive use and later depression prevalence.
By Tim Elmore on January 17, 2020 in Artificial Maturity
There are five questions every one of us should be able to answer for the students under our leadership at school, in our homes, on a team, at work — you name it.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on January 17, 2020 in Lifetime Connections
Sexual attraction is a basic and normal physiological response to an attractive stimulus, but sometimes that stimulus is out-of-bounds.
By Sonia Voynow LCSW on January 17, 2020 in Empowered Parenting
Emotions are really your GPS, showing us where you are at any moment, and what support you might need. Experiencing your feelings without judgment is just good self-care.
By Lawrence R. Samuel Ph.D. on January 17, 2020 in Psychology Yesterday
Many writers recognize that their unconscious plays a big part in whatever they ultimately put down on paper.
By Roy Parvin on January 17, 2020 in Psychological Shrapnel
Do celebrity overdoses have insomnia in common?
By David Hanscom, MD on January 17, 2020 in Anxiety: Another Name for Pain
We are programmed from an early age to nurture self-esteem. It may cause us to be more judgmental, both of ourselves and others–including the medical culture.
By Tom Bissonette MSW, LMSW, Ret. on January 17, 2020 in Youth in a Disordered World
Without stressful situations and family conflicts to resolve, we cannot learn how to deal with and appreciate differences.
By Jeremy Howick Ph.D. on January 17, 2020 in Doctor You
Is January getting you down? Here's an easy cure for you and the world.
By Peg Streep on January 17, 2020 in Tech Support
We are always focused on the work of unlearning from pain and neglect, but what if we tended our inner gardens instead? A look into the possibilities.
By Nathan H. Lents, Ph.D. on January 17, 2020 in Beastly Behavior
Underneath the great complexity of life lies some elegantly simple mathematics. Perhaps we are not "the most unlikely of species" after all.
By Heather Widdows Ph.D. on January 17, 2020 in Perfect Me
When it becomes unacceptable to make negative comments on people’s appearance, including their make-up, then the pressure will decrease.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on January 17, 2020 in How To Do Life
10 eminent philosophers’ quotes... and counterpoints.
By Joye Swan Ph.D. on January 16, 2020 in Up Close and Personal
Who's lying? Warren vs. Sanders
By Jennifer Guttman Psy.D. on January 16, 2020 in Sustainable Life Satisfaction
Americans are among the most stressed in the world, and more than 4 million have anger control problems.
By Thomas Rutledge Ph.D. on January 16, 2020 in The Healthy Journey
Your views about politics may be harming your physical and mental health.
By Briana Mezuk Ph.D. on January 16, 2020 in Ask an Epidemiologist
Beauty isn’t the only thing that lies in the eye of the beholder. How emphasis and interpretation of data on declines in life expectancy are distracting us from bigger issues.
By James Lake, MD on January 16, 2020 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Are you struggling with obsessive-compulsive disorder and looking for information on non-drug alternatives? Emerging research findings suggest some supplements may be helpful.
By Greg O'Brien on January 16, 2020 in On Pluto
I pledge to find the beauty in each day—a shaft of sunlight through a tree’s black limbs, a marsh at high tide, an explosion of red leaves still clinging to a branch.
By Ian Hansen Ph.D. on January 16, 2020 in Psychology Without Atrocity
Is the scope of the term "conspiracy theory" an unhealthy mix of broad, content-based, and pejorative?
By Melissa Shepard MD on January 16, 2020 in Erasing Stigma
Scientists know more than ever about how the structure of the brain affects our behavior. Here some of the classic cases that built the foundation for modern neuropsychiatry.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on January 16, 2020 in In Practice
Small doses of support can have a much bigger impact than you expect.
By Dan Bates, LMHC, MAML on January 16, 2020 in Mental Health Nerd
Learn the 5 As of effective repairs and experience greater connection with those in your life.
By Ryan Daley, Jaclyn Ford, Ph.D., and Elizabeth Kensinger, Ph.D. on January 16, 2020 in Achievements of the Aging Mind
As we age, forgetting specific details can be frustrating, but extracting the gist of a situation can be extremely useful.
By Pamela S. Willsey LICSW, BCD, PCC on January 16, 2020 in Packing for Success
"Self-care" is tossed around so much now, but what does that mean for teens? Help your stressed-out teen learn tools to manage their stress on their own.
By Nancy Freeborne DrPH on January 16, 2020 in The Power of Community
Many African American families suffer pregnancy outcomes such as low-birth-weight babies or maternal death. Providing large doses of social support may prevent this.
By Tom Bunn L.C.S.W. on January 16, 2020 in Conquer Fear Of Flying
"I hated the idea that I was a 50-year-old adult who had not developed a secure emotional orientation! It was embarrassing, offensive, and... it was true."
By Ainsley Hawthorn Ph.D. on January 16, 2020 in The Sensory Revolution
Many deaf people already enjoy music. A new technology may allow them to be fully immersed in it.
By APA Division 15 on January 16, 2020 in PsychEd
When students succeed, who do they give credit to? When they fail, who do they blame? Attributions of this sort have a substantial impact in the lives of learners.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on January 16, 2020 in Stronger at the Broken Places
The topic at the top of the list of things that most couples fight about is money.
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