Why relaxing is so much work.
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Joe Magliano Ph.D., Angela Grippo Ph.D.
It’s important to set goals that align with our interests.
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Telling college women to stop drinking won’t help.
Hint: Positive emotions can be good for your body.
Younger workers can face age discrimination, too.
These tips will help you avoid ‘myside bias,’ recognize types of fake news.
Here are five tips for striking the right balance between your job and personal life.
It’s wise for employers to support brief rest periods for workers, too.
The most important dirty talk happens before you have sex.
Social-emotional skills are crucial for children to succeed. Here are five ways you can promote these abilities in children.
Recent research suggests keeping things concealed may not be best.
The frequency of occurrences can depend on the day of the week or year.
The wording of educator instructions can have a big impact on students.
You'd be surprised just how well filmmakers can control our attention.
It can be tricky to encourage students to perceive utility in what they learn
Six do’s and don’ts that will improve your co-parenting skills.
5 tips to help you avoid the stress and exhaustion of "faking it."
Research identifies three necessary reading components.
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You can talk politics and still avoid any unpleasantness at holiday gatherings.
Here are five expert tips for parents.
There are pros and cons to computerized-learning environments.
It is concerning that many students arrive under-prepared.
Here are four ways parents can reduce the danger
The benefits of technology may come with a price for employees.
Is your school district testing too much or too little?
‘Fifty Shades’ piqued your curiosity? Answers to five kinky questions.
Researchers are working to better understand the long-term effects of ADHD medication on the brain.
We all know brothers and sisters often fight, but when does sibling rivalry cross the line?
Grandparents clearly are stepping up to help out in times of need.
Joseph Magliano, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology and Director of the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy at Northern Illinois University.
Angela Grippo, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Northern Illinois University.