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By David Hanscom, MD on January 21, 2020 in Anxiety: Another Name for Pain
Shift your focus off of the problem and onto the solution. Your brain will respond with neuroplastic changes and allow you to thrive.
By Justin J Lehmiller Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in The Myths of Sex
At what age should parents have "the talk" with their kids? And what do parents need to know to successfully navigate this discussion? Here's a brief guide to get you started.
By Noam Shpancer Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in Insight Therapy
Forgetting and remembering function, to an extent, as parts of one integrated, adaptive system, like wakefulness and sleep.
By Jean Kim M.D. on January 20, 2020 in Culture Shrink
Has the Internet's easy spread of information and social networking become catnip for con artists who seek fame, attention, and opportunity?
By Robert D. Mather Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in The Conservative Social Psychologist
Conflict of interest? Correcting your biases is difficult. Even impeachment trials are not immune.
By Laura Choate Ed.D., LPC on January 21, 2020 in Girls, Women, and Wellness
What are waist trainers? Do they deliver on their promise for an hourglass figure? And why are they so harmful to today's girls?
By Tanya Cotler Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in Motherhood Made Real
An exploration of how imperfect parenting builds trust and resilience - and why we should abandon the unrealistic ideal of constant connection.
By Karin Sternberg, Ph.D., and Robert J. Sternberg, Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in Successful Intelligence
There are several different kinds of infidelity, and the kind of infidelity may determine how you decide what to do about a situation in which you never hoped to find yourself.
By Kristen Fuller, M.D. on January 21, 2020 in Happiness Is a State of Mind
Substance abuse should be viewed as a disorder rather than a criminal sentence.
By Art Markman Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in Ulterior Motives
In order to determine whether something is good or bad, you need to compare it to something else. Comparisons also play a big role in your satisfaction with what you have.
By Lisa Zeiderman Esq., CFL on January 21, 2020 in Legal Matters
Getting through a divorce is hard enough for children. Enlisting the help of a therapist can go a long way toward making it easier for some kids.
By Gleb Tsipursky Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in Intentional Insights
Is there an effective way to deal with colleagues in denial? These five steps will help you have a productive dialogue while avoiding confrontation.
By Maryann Karinch on January 21, 2020 in Healthy Connections
Does the relationship you cherish suffer when you become physically intimate? Protect the connection you have with your partner by addressing the issue of painful sex.
By Judy Scheel Ph.D., L.C.S.W., CEDS on January 21, 2020 in Sex Is a Language
A relational look at BDSM.
By Charlotte Markey Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in Smart People Don’t Diet
Wishing you had stuck to your New Year's resolution to lose weight? Here's why weight loss is so hard.
By Shawn M. Burn Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in Presence of Mind
Generation gaps are normal but we have to push back so they don’t promote ageism or harm cross-generational relationships and cooperation.
By Christine L. Carter Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in Advice for Your Best Life
How to respond when a friend has a potentially terminal illness.
By Ann Gold Buscho Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in A Better Divorce
Thinking about sex with your ex? It's not a moral issue or a black and white issue. It isn’t right or wrong, but is it right or wrong for you? Here are 4 factors to consider.
By Karen E. Dill-Shackleford Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in How Fantasy Becomes Reality
Has anyone ever compared you with a TV character? Have you seen yourself in a TV character? There can be pros and cons of making those connections.
By Gregory L. Jantz Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in Hope for Relationships
Dependent people often take the blame when they are unable to meet the expectations of others, no matter how high the expectations.
By Gillian McCann, Ph.D., and Gitte Bechsgaard, RP on January 21, 2020 in Return to Stillness
Do religious people have greater resilience?
By Christopher J. Ferguson Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in Checkpoints
Some historians have criticized the New York Times 1619 Project, a narrative on slavery in the US, as factually challenged. Why is it so hard to get the facts of history straight?
By Matthew Legge on January 21, 2020 in Are We Done Fighting?
Low quality conversations on tough topics aren’t inevitable. Try this instead.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in Fulfillment at Any Age
People often have conflicting memories of the same event. Rather than call someone else a liar, new research on correcting false memories suggests how to get your point across.
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in Moral Landscapes
Morality is often considered a matter of individual conscience. Neuroscience and sociology suggest otherwise. Community structures shape the development of morality.
By Susan Newman Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in Singletons
What parents need to know about children’s make-believe pals and the many roles they play.
By Richard Gunderman MD, Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in Fully Human
When it comes to summoning compassion, images can offer a lot.
By Ariane de Bonvoisin MBA on January 21, 2020 in Tools for Life
Do you wonder how to prepare your child for the crazy world they will grow up in? Here are some simple ways to build their spiritual strength.
By Valentina Stoycheva Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in The Everyday Unconscious
Rather than a secret container of impure, sexualized, and irrational thoughts, the unconscious is highly organized, uncritical, and even empirical in how it learns about the world.
By Assael Romanelli Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in The Other Side of Relationships
Do you find yourself creating similar dynamics in all of your intimate relationships? If so, that could be due to a limited “relational business card.” These 6 steps can help.
By Teyhou Smyth Ph.D., LMFT on January 21, 2020 in Living with Finesse
Do you work at a law firm and suffer from burnout? Here's how to recognize and prevent lawyer burnout.
By Bridget Dibb, Ph.D. on January 21, 2020 in Coping with Chronic Illness
Do you have uncertainties about your health and illness? Hearing about others with the same illness can affect how we view our own health.
By David P. Barash Ph.D. on January 20, 2020 in Peace and War
A naive view of evolution suggests that parents and children should nearly always be on the same wavelength. But the truth is more complex.
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