Psychology Today Magazine
September 2010

Girl with hair in her face

Revenge of the Introvert

By Laurie Helgoe Ph.D.

The biggest challenge for introverts is to not feel like outsiders in their own culture.
Woman in a rush to leave her home

Big Moments

By Rebecca Webber

It's impossible to predict peak experiences.
Flossie Wong-Staal

Double Talk

By Carlin Flora

Speakers of more than one language have nimble brains.
Cadaver feet with Liar tag

In Loathing Memory

By S. Rufus

Postmortem identity reveals a stranger.

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Insights: News

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Earnings and Yearnings: Dear Leaders

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Diagnosis: Shortcut to Calm

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Case Study: The Beat Goes On

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Therapy Watch: To Serve and Reflect

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On The Job: Lord of the LOL

By Andrea Bartz

Mind Your Body: Will Yourself Well

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Keen Cuisine: Happiness Without Herring

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Face Case: Hunting for Help

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Eccentric's Corner: Maestro of Metamorphosis

By Kaja Perina

Fight! Fight! Fight!

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Bookshelf: On Second Thought

By Lauren Gerber

Blogs: Acting Out

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Addiction In Society: Blinded by Biochemistry

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Advice: Dating an Older Woman

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