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By Jonathan Foiles LCSW on April 16, 2018 in The Thing With Feathers
For millennia humans have told stories to explain ourselves and our world. Marilyn Charles' latest book examines contemporary fiction in light of psychodynamic concepts.
By The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues on April 16, 2018 in Sound Science, Sound Policy
April is National Minority Health Month. Health disparities is about social justice. Every person should have the right to optimal health regardless of their race or ethnicity.
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on April 16, 2018 in Shadow Boxing
With more focus on cold cases, investigators have added more to the victim tolls of convicted serial killers.
By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D. on April 16, 2018 in Surviving (Your Child's) Adolescence
Expectations are mindsets that have unhappy emotional consequences when unrealistically set; so it's important that parents have realistic expectations for adolescent change.
By Dena Simmons Ed.D. on April 16, 2018 in Justice in The Classroom
Is gifted education exclusive?
By Joe Kort, Ph.D. on April 16, 2018 in Understanding the Erotic Code
Obsessive doubts about one’s sexual identity may be more than just denial.
By Utpal Dholakia on April 16, 2018 in The Science Behind Behavior
By targeting a basic motive, sellers can influence which item customers choose and how much they pay.
By Joel Frohlich on April 16, 2018 in Consciousness, Self-Organization, and Neuroscience
The cerebellum contains the majority of the cells in the brain. So why does removing it have little effect on consciousness?
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on April 16, 2018 in Stronger at the Broken Places
J.D. Vance is a hillbilly, at least that’s how he refers to himself and his relatives and neighbors in the Appalachian mountains.
By Diana Raab PhD on April 15, 2018 in The Empowerment Diary
Have you wondered why some communities have an increased life span? Well, outside genetics, there are certain characteristics and lifestyles which lend themselves to longevity.
By Katherine K.M. Stavropoulos Ph.D. on April 15, 2018 in Neuroscience in Translation
Wonder whether behavioral interventions can change how the brain works in autism? Recent research is trying to figure it out.
By Benjamin M. Seitz on April 15, 2018 in Hardwired to Learn
We blame society for a lot of things. Is it really the main causal factor underlying gun violence, gender differences, and many other of our current issues?
By Bernard D. Beitman M.D. on April 15, 2018 in Connecting with Coincidence
Our brains respond quickly to low probability events because they tend to be deviations from expectations. Statisticians and synchronicity theorists stake out the same territory.
By Karen Bluth Ph.D. on April 15, 2018 in The Mindful Teen
Teen suicides have skyrocketed over the last five years. How can we help? Read about a specific way to cope that can help teens build resilience and decrease stress.
By Wilma Koutstaal Ph.D. on April 15, 2018 in Our Innovating Minds
What's your metaphor for creative change?
By Michael S. Scheeringa M.D. on April 15, 2018 in Stress Relief
Five simple things you can do to take matters in your own hands.
By Elaine Shpungin Ph.D. on April 15, 2018 in Peacemeal
Are you ready for parent-teacher conferences? Here are some tips to help prepare!
By Harriet Lerner Ph.D. on April 15, 2018 in The Dance of Connection
If you're bored with your partner or marriage, here's life-saving advice.
By Amy Cooper Hakim Ph.D. on April 15, 2018 in Working With Difficult People
Unsure of Your Next Career Move?
How to keep your focus while making important career decisions.
By Stephen Joseph Ph.D. on April 15, 2018 in What Doesn't Kill Us
Did you know that Carl Rogers was a pioneer of positive psychology who challenged diagnosis and developed an alternative form of therapy that put the relationship first?
By David P. Barash Ph.D. on April 15, 2018 in Pura Vida
People keep trying to define themselves as unique, exceptional, discontinuous from the rest of the natural world. But at a strictly organic level, we're not. Get over it.
By Diane Roberts Stoler Ed.D. on April 15, 2018 in The Resilient Brain
Have you seen the similarities between Maslow's Hierarchy and The 7 Chakras? Do you think this uncovers the key to reaching your full potential?
By Terry A Kupers M.D. on April 15, 2018 in Prisons and Prisms
Immigration detention centers are the sites of grossly inhumane treatment.
By Michael Castleman M.A. on April 14, 2018 in All About Sex
Quick, easy ways to coach lovers' sexual moves. Few do this, but if you do, you'll enjoy much more satisfying sex.
By Lonny D. Meinecke Ph.D. on April 14, 2018 in Theory and Praxis
Our species is afraid of loss, even though we'll lose everything anyway when we leave this world. Often, we miss the thought of one another more than we miss Life itself.
By Elinor Greenberg, Ph.D. on April 14, 2018 in Understanding Narcissism
If everyone else thinks your Narcissistic mate is a good guy, when you know exactly how bad he can be when he is not on public display, this article may explain why.
By Joachim I Krueger Ph.D. on April 14, 2018 in One Among Many
Christians self-enhance according to a recent study.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on April 14, 2018 in Animal Emotions
Dogs recognize happy or sad faces and neuroimaging (fMRI) tells us how they do it and how similar it is to how humans do it. Negative emotions are more difficult to distinguish.
By Kevin Bennett on April 14, 2018 in Modern Minds
Are you making the best food choices for you and your family? Redesigned food nutrition labels reveal new and useful information to consumers.
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