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By Elena Blanco-Suarez Ph.D. on April 18, 2018 in Brain Chemistry
The most popular simile is to compare computers to brains. But how accurate is this metaphor? Can we study a computer like we study brains?
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on April 18, 2018 in Canine Corner
Recent data shows that there is a common personality trait in people who appear to be frequent targets of dog bites.
By Stanton E. Samenow Ph.D. on April 18, 2018 in Inside the Criminal Mind
It's "OK" to assault a mother, but not to murder a child.
By Linda Esposito LCSW on April 18, 2018 in From Anxiety to Zen
Are you sick and tired of feeling hijacked by stress and anxiety? A few adjustments can go a long way.
By Caren Osten Gerszberg on April 18, 2018 in The Right Balance
Are you looking to reduce your stress and practice more mindfulness? If so, it may be time to get a dog.
By Sam Louie MA, LMHC on April 18, 2018 in Minority Report
How often do you make your bed if you're an addict? Have you ever considered making your bed as a part of recovery? Sounds too outrageous to link the two? Think again.
By Bill Eddy LCSW, JD on April 17, 2018 in 5 Types of People Who Can Ruin Your Life
We need stronger skills for managing the personalities around us, especially spotting and dealing with high-conflict personalities in families, the workplace and cultural leaders.
By Tom Bunn L.C.S.W. on April 17, 2018 in Conquer Fear Of Flying
Flying makes us aware we are vulnerable. To feel safe threats must be controlled. But, when flying, we have neither control nor escape. What can do we to feel safe when flying?
By Dean Olsher LCAT, MT-BC, MS on April 17, 2018 in A Sound Mind
There is a gaping hole in the beating heart of the music therapy universe, which has lost a generous, loving, one-of-a-kind presence.
By Elisabeth A. Sheff Ph.D., CASA, CSE on April 17, 2018 in The Polyamorists Next Door
This blog introduces a new cadre of African American polyamory community leaders.
By Jelena Kecmanovic Ph.D. on April 17, 2018 in From Science to Practice
Giving up Facebook for only five days can reduce your stress hormone levels, according to a new study.
By Stevan Weine, M.D. on April 17, 2018 in Cafes Around the World
Can you learn more from a 3-minute recording than you ever learned in school? Bruce Springsteen teaches life lessons.
By Saul Levine M.D. on April 17, 2018 in Our Emotional Footprint
Machu Picchu, the wondrous Incan town in the Andes, was built by human inspiration and creativity, and ravaged by human avarice and hate...The Enigma of the "Human Condition".
By Azadeh Aalai Ph.D. on April 17, 2018 in The First Impression
Is it necessary to unplug from work in order to recharge?
By Shainna Ali Ph.D., LMHC on April 17, 2018 in A Modern Mentality
Recognizing that your loved one may need mental health therapy is one thing, but knowing what to do next is another. These suggestions can help you help your loved one seek help.
By Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D. on April 17, 2018 in A Cut Above
A creative process is never a solitary act.
By Michael E. Price Ph.D. on April 17, 2018 in From Darwin to Eternity
Religion's questions are important, for understanding existence and for personal fulfilment. The answers are knowable, but only through science.
By Susan Biali M.D. on April 17, 2018 in Prescriptions for Life
Struggling with insomnia and poor quality sleep? Frequently wake up unrefreshed? If you use your phone at night, there's a good chance that it's to blame. Here's why.
By Lloyd I Sederer M.D. on April 17, 2018 in Therapy, It’s More Than Just Talk
Never before has a Somali (and woman and Muslim) won a statewide or national election in the USA.
By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D. on April 17, 2018 in The Antidepressant Diet
You've been depressed enough to seek pharmaceutical assistance for treatment. This imperfect process can be even more invalidating and depressing. What to do?
By James Lake, MD on April 17, 2018 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Are you looking for information about ADHD? Here is a concise summary of its epidemiology, causes and diagnosis.
By Raychelle Cassada Lohmann MS, LPCS on April 17, 2018 in Teen Angst
E-cigarettes and vaporizers are changing the way teens smoke.
By Sari Cooper, CST, LCSW on April 17, 2018 in Sex Esteem
What does the "other woman" in the triangle of an affair feel and think about the wife who is being cheated on?
A few thoughts about infidelity and lovers and the men they bed.
By Kristen Lee Ed.D., LICSW on April 17, 2018 in Rethink Your Way to the Good Life
Today’s work environments are being called “modern hazards”, baiting us to hyper-perform and lock into behaviors that damage our brains and bodies. Here’s what you can do.
By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. on April 17, 2018 in Media Spotlight
Adolescence can be a brutal time for many young people as they come to terms with becoming adults. New research shows the importance of body esteem in forming personal identity
By Robert Enright Ph.D. on April 17, 2018 in The Forgiving Life
You do more than put the salve of contentment onto your psychological self when you forgive. You stand strong in the good, despite very challenging opposition. This is heroism.
By Lisa Firestone Ph.D. on April 17, 2018 in Compassion Matters
There are real, proactive actions you can take to reconnect with what you felt when you fell in love.
By Robert Firestone Ph.D. on April 17, 2018 in The Human Experience
Many people have a fear of intimacy and at the same time they are terrified of being alone. Their solution is to form a fantasy bond with one another.
By Tracy Asamoah M.D. on April 17, 2018 in Let's Reconnect
Have you ever wondered if crisis can bring out the best in humanity? Turns out that, biologically, the answer is yes.
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