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By Travis Langley Ph.D. on March 13, 2018 in Beyond Heroes and Villains
We show a variety of styles in how we relate to our children's children.
By Lisa Firestone Ph.D. on March 13, 2018 in Compassion Matters
We need to address the emotional state of students waiting on college acceptance letters. How can we help them understand, accept, and cope with the feelings that arise?
By Susan Noonan MD on March 13, 2018 in View From the Mist
How to stay interested in your life when depressed. One way is to stay curious!
By Dan Peters Ph.D. on March 13, 2018 in From Worrier to Warrior
We need our children to keep trusting us so we need to be honest.
By Dina Rose Ph.D. on March 13, 2018 in The Art & Science of Teaching Kids to Eat Right
New research shows what it takes to tempt kids to eat cauliflower. And peas. And Broccoli...
By Maureen Seaberg on March 13, 2018 in Sensorium
Certified nutritional therapist Michelle Pesce uses her synesthesia to help people live healthier lives.
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D. on March 13, 2018 in Ambigamy
How to psychologize and introspect respectfully.
By Robert Berezin M.D. on March 13, 2018 in The Theater of the Brain
Our fellow primates hold a mirror up to ourselves.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on March 13, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
Tired of lying awake in bed? Find out how to schedule your time in bed to optimize sleep quality.
By Jack Schafer Ph.D. on March 13, 2018 in Let Their Words Do the Talking
When people argue, they deliberately poke and prod in an attempt to stir emotions.
By Mark Banschick M.D. on March 13, 2018 in The Intelligent Divorce
Are you dealing with an impossible or narcissistic ex? Consider ways to make a real difference.
We don't just shop for what's true about reality but for what makes us feel good about ourselves as smart shoppers. Here are the three main options for confident meta-shopping.
By Randi Hutter Epstein M.D. on March 13, 2018 in Birth, Babies, and Beyond
She jumped over many barriers to get her Nobel Prize
By Thomas Hills Ph.D. on March 13, 2018 in Statistical Life
Will robots have rights? Whether they do or not will have very little to do with them, and everything to do with us.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on March 13, 2018 in Animal Emotions
Dogs used in war work very hard, yet when they return home they're mistreated as if they're disposable objects. The Department of Defense agrees and positive changes are planned.
By Brad Waters on March 13, 2018 in Design Your Path
Struggling to find a purpose and path? Here are 15 ways people find themselves.
By Art Markman Ph.D. on March 13, 2018 in Ulterior Motives
Lineups are an important part of police investigations. In what ways do people's descriptions of perpetrators affect accuracy of identification from lineups?
By Beverly D. Flaxington on March 13, 2018 in Understand Other People
In times of powerlessness, here are five ways to exert your positive energy and power.
By American Psychoanalytic Association on March 13, 2018 in Psychoanalysis Unplugged
Do you keep repeating the same patterns? Have you tried therapy? Perhaps you need a deeper form of talk therapy.
By Melissa Burkley Ph.D. on March 13, 2018 in The Social Thinker
Contrary to popular belief, there is more than one kind of writer's block. Knowing which kind you have will point you toward the most effective treatment.
By Michael Bar-Eli, Ph.D. on March 13, 2018 in Boost!
Though we’re taught to think “rationally” about solving problems, without “irrationality” we’d be doomed to failure.
By Hal McDonald Ph.D. on March 13, 2018 in Time Travelling with Apollo
A recent study suggests that commitment to long-term romantic relationships is more about the brain than the heart.
By Stephen Joseph Ph.D. on March 13, 2018 in What Doesn't Kill Us
It is all too easy in the rush of everyday life not to give ourselves the time, solitude and stillness to pay attention to what is genuinely going on inside ourselves.
By Amy Morin on March 13, 2018 in What Mentally Strong People Don't Do
Wrestling with a tough choice? Research says this simple psychological trick will give you clarity on how you should proceed.
Research shows that authenticity acts as a buffer to the negative impacts associated with loneliness.
By Robert Burriss Ph.D. on March 13, 2018 in Attraction, Evolved
Students are taught to "just say no" to unwanted sex. But how do young people really navigate consent?
By Grant Hilary Brenner M.D. on March 13, 2018 in ExperiMentations
Relationships are hard enough under the best of circumstances. When we try to force ourselves to date, it may be time to take a break in order to reconsider our approach.
By Katherine K.M. Stavropoulos Ph.D. on March 12, 2018 in Neuroscience in Translation
Wondering about neuroscience theories of autism? I explain the second two theories here (Part 2).
By Vinita Mehta Ph.D., Ed.M. on March 12, 2018 in Head Games
Research finds that eye color can predict certain human characteristics.
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