Psychology Today Magazine
September 2012

Lessons For Living

Lessons For Living

By Elizabeth Svoboda

Five surprising principles for living, loving, and playing well with others.
The Siren Call of Starting Over

The Siren Call of Starting Over

By Amy Gutman

How to know when to reach for your dreams
Stealth Attack

Stealth Attack

By Nikhil Swaminathan

Troubling new evidence links pesticide exposure with an array of health disorders in children.
The Loneliest Fight

The Loneliest Fight

By Kristin Ohlson

Patients with rare diseases may be battling serious illnesses in isolation.

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Field Test: What Goes Up

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Money: The Wages of Personality

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Final Analysis: Great Moments In Psychological Warfare

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Earnings and Yearnings: The Real Reasons Women Work

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Nature's Bounty: The Flavor of Pleasure

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Mind Your Body: The Perks of Feeling So-So

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Blogs: Our Minds: The Final Frontier

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Predictions: Everyday Fortune-Tellers

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Teens: The Joyride Cure

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News: When Quitters Win

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