A loving relationship can be an oasis in uncertain times, but nurturing it requires attention, honesty, openness, vulnerability, and gratitude.
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By Lily Bailey on September 17, 2020 in Because We Are Bad
How "secret" compulsions can fly under the diagnostic radar.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in Hope + Resilience
People are surprisingly good at recovering from difficult experiences. Stressors like COVID-19 will still affect us, but there are ways to successfully cultivate resilience.
By Michael Friedman Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in Brick by Brick
Remember, whether we like it or not, mental health issues are one of the factors that unite us.
By Aditi Subramaniam, Ph.D. on September 16, 2020 in Parenting from a Neuroscience Perspective
The expansion of the role of disgust from a mechanism to protect from pathogens to one that governs morality.
By Michelle McQuaid on September 18, 2020 in From Functioning to Flourishing
In this article we explore the simple steps you can take to help make your workplace more people-focused.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in How To Do Life
By Erin Leyba LCSW, Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in Joyful Parenting
Parental burnout may be widespread during the pandemic, but it has the potential to seriously harm kids' development. Here's what helps.
By Cami Rosso on September 17, 2020 in The Future Brain
New study reveals the brain's response to anthropomorphic robots. How the uncanny valley theory, a concept that emerged half a century ago, may impact the future of automation.
By Joan Cusack Handler Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in Of Art and Science
Writer’s Block is terrifying. I learned of M, a major American poet who mentored writers. You could grow as a writer without being destroyed emotionally.
By Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu Ed.D. on September 17, 2020 in Finding Meaning in Life’s Struggles
“Blasians” like Kamala Harris and Naomi Osaka are showing how identity consciousness is overcome by a sense of identity won in action.
By Cynthia Baum-Baicker Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in Clinical Wisdom for a New World
The paradox of beauty is that in ugly times, beauty abounds. We have the power to find peace at this most unpeaceful time in our lives.
By Ellen Kirschman Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in Cop Doc
These are troubling times to be a cop or to be married to one. It's important to stay connected to family. Here's what to stop and what to start.
By Nootralize - Cognitive Enhancement on September 17, 2020 in Experience Engineering
A total of 16 nootropics were assessed for safety and efficacy. Based on this evidence these are the 5 best nootropics for learning.
By Aditi Subramaniam, Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in Parenting from a Neuroscience Perspective
Several factors influence our disgust responses, from culture to genetics to familiarity.
By Dena Kouremetis on September 17, 2020 in (R)aging with Grace
Some love the hunt for previously owned items. Others are more about purging their stuff.
By Roni Beth Tower Ph.D., ABPP on September 17, 2020 in Life, Refracted
The pandemic has brought new meaning to "long distance relationships." Explore some benefits and challenges when a close relationship takes place more on-line than in person.
By Carolyn Broudy M.D., M.S. on September 17, 2020 in How Come No One Told Me?
Children understand themselves through their parents' eyes, so how you see them has a lasting impact on who they become.
By Jean Kim M.D. on September 17, 2020 in Culture Shrink
How do written and visual forms of artistic expression vary and intersect? How can they inform one another to produce interesting art?
By Sebastian Ocklenburg, Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in The Asymmetric Brain
Crying is a common emotional reaction. A new paper highlights what we know and do not know about it.
By Monk Prayogshala Research Institution on September 17, 2020 in Non-WEIRD Science
Indians often care very little about economic ideology. This might be because of post-Independence economic history of India, indicating that context is important for psychology.
By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in The Human Beast
The appropriation of social media by political extremists today is analogous to earlier assaults on freedom.
By Robert T Muller Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in Talking About Trauma
The pros and cons of sugar relationships as experienced by college students
By John Read Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in Psychiatry Through the Looking Glass
Is the wave of antidepressant prescribing justified by research evidence?
By Eric R. Maisel Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in Rethinking Mental Health
Whatever you want to get accomplished, whether it's improving your mental health or your physical health, nothing helps more than mastering daily practice.
By Christopher Bergland on September 17, 2020 in The Athlete's Way
Scientists have pinpointed how psychedelic compounds bind with brain receptors in a way that gives drugs like LSD and "magic mushrooms" hallucinogenic effects.
By Margaret Klein Salamon Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in The Climate Psychologist
Dear Climate Psychologist: My partner and I are beginning to have conversations about having kids, but I'm quite pessimistic and extremely worried about our future.
By Mario Livio Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in Why?
Dictatorial regimes and narrow-minded ideologies attempt to forcibly suppress curiosity.
By Peg Streep on September 17, 2020 in Tech Support
Female friendships can be a source of support in times of stress, but those women coming out of difficult or toxic families of origin often find themselves unable to make them work.
By Dn. Joseph Ferrari, Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in Still Procrastinating?
How do folks become procrastinators? What is the role of parenting? Isn't it all in the genes? Well, read and learn...
By Jonathan Stevens, M.D., M.P.H. on September 17, 2020 in Mind Matters from Menninger
What is the role of the AAPI community in combatting anti-Black racism?
By Kristy Lee Hochenberger on September 17, 2020 in Love in the Age of Narcissism
The dating game can get more complicated when narcissists join the fray. What is love bombing, and can it be avoided?
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on September 17, 2020 in Social Instincts
A new study finds that, in romantic relationships, commitment comes first.
By Nancy Colier LCSW, Rev. on September 17, 2020 in Inviting a Monkey to Tea
We all want to be known, without judgment. Why is it so hard?
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