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By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
The newest personality trait in town is one that has actually been around for decades. It's finally gaining renewed well-deserved interest from late-breaking research.
By Ilene Strauss Cohen Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in Your Emotional Meter
All of us have triggers that can lead us to overreact at times. If we know what those triggers are, we can learn to be more in control of ourselves when our buttons are pushed.
By Sonja Lyubomirsky Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in How of Happiness
New research suggests that happiness precedes and often leads to career success.
By Hara Estroff Marano on August 13, 2018 in Nation of Wimps
Dating is really an inside game, but most approach it from the outside-in. No wonder it makes many people so miserable. An interview with Ken Page, author of Deeper Dating.
By Utpal Dholakia Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in The Science Behind Behavior
For a short-lived motivation boost when you're flagging, bragging strategically will help.
By Neighborhood Psychiatry on August 13, 2018 in Psychiatry for the People
The majority of people with Social Anxiety and Generalized Anxiety Disorder don't get treated. Research looks at what we can do to address this massive neglect.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on August 12, 2018 in Why Bad Looks Good
Should your wedding be an inexpensive gathering or a royal affair? You might be surprised to learn the factors that increase the chances of a successful marriage.
By Azadeh Aalai Ph.D. on August 11, 2018 in The First Impression
What is the relationship between wealth and happiness, and how can sharing this research with students empower them?
By Mark L. Ruffalo L.C.S.W. on August 11, 2018 in From Freud to Fluoxetine
Narcissism is not "despicable" or "evil" but rather a severe disorder of personality that is both impairing and distressing.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on August 11, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Being good at small talk may not seem that important to you, but a new column provides insights into the valuable ways you can use it to improve your relationships.
By Jenn Granneman on August 10, 2018 in The Secret Lives of Introverts
If you're highly sensitive, it means you process information more deeply than others—but how does that affect your day-to-day needs?
By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D. on August 10, 2018 in Your Neurochemical Self
You can put on the glasses that let you see the world as a supportive place instead of a dangerous one. Why wouldn't you?
By Jane Adams Ph.D. on August 10, 2018 in Between the Lines
College orientation programs tell you about what your new freshman is going through. But the college transition is a new stage for you, too. Here's what you should know about it.
By David B. Feldman Ph.D. on August 10, 2018 in Supersurvivors
When Stephen Hinshaw was five, his father mysteriously vanished. Decades later, he still advocates for people who, like his dad, have serious mental illness.
By Eugene Rubin M.D., Ph.D. on August 09, 2018 in Demystifying Psychiatry
Research indicates that 10 percent of adults experienced depression during the previous year. About 50 percent of those had received some sort of treatment.
By Lawrence R. Samuel Ph.D. on August 09, 2018 in Future Trends
The future has served as an opportunity to both vent our worst fears and air our greatest hopes—the most profound one being that we’ll live on after our bodies die.
By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on August 09, 2018 in Evidence-Based Living
Science demonstrates that when young people begin puberty, their biological clocks shift. But school start times don't follow suit.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on August 08, 2018 in Darwin's Subterranean World
To advance the theory of natural selection, Darwin needed more than intelligence. Here is an analysis of his personality.
By Dale Hartley Ph.D., MBA on August 08, 2018 in Machiavellians: Gulling the Rubes
Research has identified three types of fathers at high risk of killing their children.
By Noah Potvin Ph.D., MT-BC on August 08, 2018 in Into the Mystic
A new study suggests that music therapy can help "pre-bereaved" caregivers connect with care recipients as family or spouses once again.