Psychology Today Magazine July 2017

Psychology Today Magazine
July 2017

Why We Want Who We Want

The Laws of Attraction

By Wendy Paris

While most of us are drawn to looks first, human attraction is far more complex than it appears at first sight.
Moderation Is the Key to Life

Down with Extremes!

By Carlin Flora

Health, well-being, and success rest on one principle: In all things moderation.
When Healing Is a No-Brainer

When Healing Is a No-Brainer

By Samuel Veissière Ph.D.

Scientists have found ways to tap directly into the mind's ability to heal the body.
The Mad Genius Mystery

The Mad Genius Mystery

By Kaja Perina

Alexander Grothendieck was among the greatest mathematicians of the 20th century—until he withdrew from the world.

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A Note from the Founder

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One Question: My Funny Valentine

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Eccentric's Corner: The Bard of Self-Awareness

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2-Minute Memoir: Double Take

By Amanda Medress

Supplemental Science: How Signals Get Skewed

By Kirsi Goldynia

Social Life: Solutions For the Solitary

By Guy Winch Ph.D.

Unconventional Wisdom: A Child Void?

By Hara Estroff Marano

On the Run

By Shira Polan

Opening Up

By Colleen Park

Finding Your Crowd

By Matt Huston

Before You Go

By Michaela Brady

Bet on Friendship

By Michaela Brady

Taking Sides

By Lara McCaffrey

Swing Time

By Lara McCaffrey

Eye to Eye

By Kirsi Goldynia

I Could Be Worse

By Matt Huston