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Mark Travers Ph.D.
A new study offers advice on how to manage overwhelming emotions.
New research teaches us one way to become a better conversationalist.
Some measures of well-being are affected by COVID-19. Others aren't.
A new study attempts to quantify the healing powers of ayahuasca.
Are you selfless, selfish, or somewhere in the middle?
A 10-week intervention can reduce the severity of depressive symptoms.
New research highlights the long-term benefits of a Montessori education.
Research suggests that psychedelics can produce positive personality changes.
New research explores the connection between psychopathic traits and success.
Research finds that solution-focused interventions are gaining in popularity around the world.
Traits such as conscientiousness can be changed without much internal drive.
New psychological research offers insight on how to overcome social anxiety.
A new study explores the psychological benefits of nonreligious spirituality.
How are people the same and different in how they think about stress?
Marijuana can significantly dull emotional processing, according to a new study.
Internet use boosts the "need for cognition" in older adults, suggests a new study.
New research praises the psychology of the minimalism movement.
Understanding patterns of emotions and responses is key to treating BPD.
Of all the traits of a good leader, judgment reigns supreme.
Researchers explore the connection between sleep problems and too much exercise.
More than a fifth of citizens in rich nations suffer from chronic pain. Why?
New research explores the personalities of people with impostor syndrome.
New research explores the link between distrust and borderline personality disorder.
Psychologists introduce a new way to measure national happiness.
Depression, not anxiety, may be the more likely cause of many relationship challenges.
Understanding peritraumatic reactions is key to understanding symptoms of PTSD.
What does it mean to be psychologically balanced?
Personality disorders are related to the perpetration of intimate partner abuse.
Hoarding and obsessive symptoms are hallmarks of Internet use disorder.
Studies show that trauma-focused treatments for PTSD are preferred by most patients.
Mark Travers, Ph.D., is an American psychologist with degrees from Cornell University and the University of Colorado Boulder.