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If researcher ideology predicts their acceptance of scientific findings, something may be wrong somewhere.
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By Lawrence R. Samuel Ph.D. on March 04, 2019 in Psychology Yesterday
While in space in February 1971, astronaut Edgar Mitchell had what he called a “peak experience,” a sudden feeling of euphoria mixed with immense fatigue.
By Steve Taylor Ph.D. on March 01, 2019 in Out of the Darkness
Spiritual or mystical experiences have the same essential qualities, across and outside spiritual traditions. It may be time to revisit the idea of "perennial philosophy."
By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D. on March 01, 2019 in Feeling It
The human brain responding to spiritual experiences looks strangely similar regardless of who's having the experience—or what religion they adhere to.
By Rob Pascale and Lou Primavera Ph.D. on February 28, 2019 in So Happy Together
If you want to fix your marital problems, start by fixing your thinking.
By Nancy Colier LCSW, Rev. on February 27, 2019 in Inviting a Monkey to Tea
How to practice acceptance when we positively don't want to practice acceptance.
By Joe Pierre M.D. on February 26, 2019 in Psych Unseen
A new documentary offers a compassionate and objective glimpse of flat earthers.
By Elyakim Kislev Ph.D. on February 26, 2019 in Happy Singlehood
Defining what happiness means is the first step to being happy.
By Douglas LaBier Ph.D. on February 23, 2019 in The New Resilience
We often think it's good to feel grateful about what we have. But true gratitude is different, and experiencing it is linked with health and psychological well-being.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on February 21, 2019 in Think, Act, Be
Have you struggled to recover from a psychological condition? Maybe it's time for a better story about health and healing.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on February 19, 2019 in Hope + Resilience
Research shows that spiritual struggles can lead to personal as well as spiritual growth. This interview with Dr. Elizabeth Krumrei Mancuso explores resilience & spiritual coping.
By Phil Zuckerman Ph.D. on February 19, 2019 in The Secular Life
Eternity would actually be a meaningless nightmare.
By John Amodeo Ph.D., MFT on February 18, 2019 in Intimacy, A Path Toward Spirituality
We may think that compromise is the key to successful relationships. But what it really takes is communication and dialogue, which is based on genuine mutual caring.
By Andy Tix Ph.D. on February 18, 2019 in The Pursuit of Peace
Same-sex relations remain a controversial topic. As the United Methodist Church votes on "a way forward," one psychologist seeks to help with respectful dialogue.
By Thomas G. Plante Ph.D., ABPP on February 18, 2019 in Do the Right Thing
Catholic Bishops meet at the Vatican soon for a much anticipated global conference on clergy sexual abuse. Behavioral science research and best practices would serve them well.
By Saul Levine M.D. on February 16, 2019 in Our Emotional Footprint
Many people have experienced puzzling, moving, and meaningful coincidences in their lives, which have felt jarring—and may have led them to wonder about fate, karma and mysticism.
By D. B. Dillard-Wright Ph.D. on February 16, 2019 in Boundless
The arts and literature ease the cognitive narrowing of technology addiction.
By The Book Brigade on February 14, 2019 in The Author Speaks
In the best relationships, we see a reflection of ourselves that indicates what we need to change—about ourselves.
By Diana Kirschner Ph.D. on February 13, 2019 in Finding True Love
Turning to a spiritual practice or a higher power provides comfort in times of relationship stress. It can be the ultimate first aid for heartache.
By Nancy Colier LCSW, Rev. on February 13, 2019 in Inviting a Monkey to Tea
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