Psychology Today Magazine
May 2011

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Six Clues to Character

By Hara Estroff Marano

How to gauge the suitability of a partner, glimpse what a friendship might hold, or preview a child's trajectory
To Know or Not To Know

To Know or Not To Know

By Bruce Grierson

Genetic screening can answer life or death questions once known only to the gods. Such knowledge can be transformative. It can also be toxic.
The Idea That Wouldn't Die

The Idea That Wouldn't Die

By Molly Knight Raskin

Forget penis envy.
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Revolution for Two

By Pamela Weintraub

Can your relationship survive an external blow or a massive internal shift?

More From This Issue

Senses: Technicolor Type

By Nancy Ryerson

Recipe: Currying Flavor

By Hara Estroff Marano

Field Guide To The Critic

By Stephanie Booth

Romance: Love Boomerangs

By Sarah Henrich

PT Puzzle: Square One

By Andrea Bartz

The Grim Reader

By Karina Grudnikov, Nancy Ryerson, Sarah Henrich, Andrea Bartz

Outside In: The Autism Question

By James Coplan M.D.

Optimism, Optimized

By Jill Coody Smits

Insights: News

By Sarah Henrich, Lauren F. Friedman, Nancy Ryerson

Read My Blood

By Tarah Knaresboro

Nature's Bounty: The Fab Fourteen

By Katherine Schreiber

Mind Your Body: Feeling Great at 108

By Marissa Conrad

Memory: Willpower Workout

By Nancy Ryerson

Keen Cuisine: Juiced!

By Karina Grudnikov

Final Analysis: Memoir Madness

By Bruce Kluger

Ego in Full Bloom

By Katherine Schreiber, Karina Grudnikov

Eccentric’s Corner: The Terminator

Earnings and Yearnings: Identity Cleft

By Michele Lent Hirsch

PT Blogs: Wee Wisdom

By PT Staff

Maybe It's Just Me, But...: How to Be Modest

By Mark D. White Ph.D.

Beauty Treatment: Mood Makeup

By Katherine Schreiber, Karina Grudnikov

Advice: An Excess of Faults

By Hara Estroff Marano

Advice: A Clean Start

By Hara Estroff Marano

Two-Minute Memoir: My Muse (With Benefits)

By Mark Matousek