September 2019 magazine cover

Psychology Today Magazine
September 2019

10 Myths About The Mind

10 Myths About The Mind

By Matt Huston

It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
The Intimidation Factor

The Intimidation Factor

By Jennifer Latson

It can be daunting to encounter people who are physically formidable, super smart, or generally high powered. But there are ways to face anyone with confidence.
She Woke Up With a French Accent

She Woke Up With a French Accent

By Sam Kean

People who suffer from foreign accent syndrome suddenly sound as if their native language is a second tongue.
Why More Kids Are Starting Puberty Earlier Than Ever Before

Ahead of Their Time

By Randi Hutter Epstein M.D.

The age of puberty is dropping, and that pitches children into experiences they are unequipped for. But even after their brains catch up to their bodies, the early mismatch may alter their lives.

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Books: Believe Nothing You See

By Gary Drevitch

2-Minute Memoir: America’s Other Opioid Problem

By Travis Rieder

Eccentric's Corner: The Curious Composer

By Matt Huston

Supplemental Science: Move Over, Marijuana

By Devon Frye

Treatment: The Shutdown Syndrome

By Gregg Henriques Ph.D.

One Question: Control Over Chaos

By Abigail Fagan

The Pitfalls of Overconfidence

By Devon Frye

What Fuels Violence?

By Abigail Fagan

The Extravert’s Advantage

By Matthew Hutson

The Relationship Comfort Zone

By A M Hammond

You Win

By Kieran McLean

It’s How You Say It

By A M Hammond