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By Cody Kommers on March 18, 2019 in A Friendly Interest
Some notes on engaging with the present.
By Christopher Bergland on March 18, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
Even minuscule experiences with nature—such as seeing some trees and sky from a classroom window—can help students perform better academically, according to a new critical review.
By Zoe Weil M.A., M.T.S on March 14, 2019 in Becoming a Solutionary
What's a solutionary, and why should I become one?
By Cami Rosso on March 09, 2019 in The Future Brain
Neuroscience and artificial intelligence are two very different scientific disciplines that share a significant problem, and future opportunities.
By Robert T Muller Ph.D. on March 09, 2019 in Talking About Trauma
Rehabilitation should not include isolation.
By Steven C. Hayes Ph.D. on February 18, 2019 in Get Out of Your Mind
Humans can do something no other animal can do. And it's this quality that allows humans to consciously shape their own evolution.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on February 14, 2019 in ExperiMentations
Making sure projects are wrapped up before heading home is a great quality in a worker, but research suggests it may get in the way of performance and job satisfaction.
By Douglas Vakoch Ph.D. on February 10, 2019 in At Home in the Cosmos
Astronauts can face critical threats to their health and well-being as they attempt to survive and thrive on space missions.
By Lawrence T. White Ph.D. on February 06, 2019 in Culture Conscious
By forgoing traditional markers of adulthood, like driving, having a job, and getting married, young people can put off "adulting" for a few more years.
By Douglas Vakoch Ph.D. on February 04, 2019 in At Home in the Cosmos
As astronauts adapt to space, their brains change in a process that mimics aging but happens much faster, new research shows. Findings may lead to new interventions on Earth.
By Naveed Saleh M.D., M.S. on January 15, 2019 in The Red-Light District
Pew research shows that more people are distancing themselves from the social media platform.
By Sara Gorman, Ph.D., MPH, and Jack M. Gorman, MD on January 12, 2019 in Denying to the Grave
Why do so many people persist in resisting the reality of climate change? The psychology of denial offers some clues.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Darwin's Subterranean World
Under ancestral human conditions, anonymous communication was virtually non-existent. These days, it's a part of everyday life. Here's why that's a problem.
By Ira Hyman Ph.D. on December 28, 2018 in Mental Mishaps
So many choices. Good choices. Irrational ones. Do you drive to work? Is that rational? Probably. And that’s the problem. Being rational ruins the environment. You need a nudge.
By Jeffrey Davis M.A. on December 28, 2018 in Tracking Wonder
If sitting at your desk is your go-to posture for work, this one simple shift could make a huge difference in your creative thinking.
By Marianna Pogosyan Ph.D. on December 27, 2018 in Between Cultures
Research on how people make and break rules can help us understand each other better – across nations, organizations and families.
By Jenn Granneman on December 21, 2018 in The Secret Lives of Introverts
Your child would rather stand back and watch than play with other kids, and she spends a lot of time alone. Congratulations: You've got an introvert.
By Bruce Poulsen Ph.D. on December 16, 2018 in Reality Play
A 15 year-old Swedish activist reminds us that climate change is a psychological crisis, whatever else it is.
By Liraz Margalit Ph.D. on December 15, 2018 in Behind Online Behavior
Human evolutionary developments didn't prepare us to cope with a digital environment that constantly challenges our natural tendencies.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on December 05, 2018 in Darwin's Subterranean World
You know that sinking feeling you get when someone closes the office door before a meeting? Here's why you feel that way.
By Gregg Henriques Ph.D. on December 05, 2018 in Theory of Knowledge
Consciousness is a complicated construct, and these major problems must be considered when tackling the concept.
By Russ Federman Ph.D., A.B.P.P. on December 05, 2018 in Bipolar You
Distinguishing the roles of mood, environment, and personality in the lives of those living with bipolarity.
By Gary Bernhard, Ed.D. and Kalman Glantz, Ph.D. on November 28, 2018 in Evolution in Daily Life
In the face of overwhelming evidence that climate change is threatening the planet, many, including the President of the United States, deny it. Why?
By Thomas S Bateman D.B.A. on November 19, 2018 in Getting Proactive
Climate change wins due to a serious supply-and-demand imbalance: We don’t have enough leaders taking enough action to meet the challenge.
By Robert Berezin M.D. on November 09, 2018 in The Theater of the Brain
Understanding the role that genetic temperament plays in how specific psychiatric symptoms are created.