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By Manuela Barreto Ph.D. on October 27, 2021 in Identity and Community
Why do we stigmatize some diseases more than others?
By Martin Graff Ph.D. on October 26, 2021 in Love, Digitally
Ancestral men who could run and successfully track prey would also have been desirable to women. Couples who run together today report having more sex.
By Stacey Wood, Ph.D. on October 26, 2021 in The Fraud Crisis
Scammers are using psychology against psychologists.
By Ritch C. Savin-Williams Ph.D. on October 26, 2021 in Sex, Sexuality, and Romance
The decision to have sex involves confirming a romantic commitment and having fun.
By Nancy Colier LCSW, Rev. on October 27, 2021 in Inviting a Monkey to Tea
Have you ever been stuck in a toxic thought loop? There is a way out.
By Mike Brooks Ph.D. on October 27, 2021 in Tech Happy Life
It is easy to believe in fake news, lies, and conspiracy theories in this "Information Age." Truth is elusive in this complicated world, so we should strive to be more humble.
By Marisa T. Cohen Ph.D., CPLC on October 27, 2021 in Finding Love: The Scientific Take
The end of a relationship can be very painful. Researchers have examined the emotions reported and the story that is told in its aftermath.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on October 27, 2021 in Fixing Families
Attention deficit disorder in adults is different than that in children and teens.
By Marisa Franco Ph.D. on October 27, 2021 in Platonic Love
Is working from home making you lonely? Here are five ways to make work friends when WFH.
By Elizabeth Dixon, LISW-CP on October 27, 2021 in The Flourishing Family
Addressing the impacts of poverty in infancy may promote positive cascading effects, influencing not only the child's development but future generations to come.
By Ian Jenkins M.D. on October 27, 2021 in For Better or for Worse
It was just another shift at the jail clinic, until I met a man with a life-threatening complication due to woefully inadequate care.
By Christopher Bergland on October 27, 2021 in The Athlete's Way
New research shows how not getting enough sleep throws off people's motor control and coordination.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on October 27, 2021 in Living Single
Single women who watched more TV shows and movies with romantic themes felt more fearful about being single. It was different for single men.
By Tony Evans Ph.D. on October 27, 2021 in Trust Games
Workers around the world are debating whether to change their careers. Research suggests you shouldn't settle too quickly for the status quo.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on October 27, 2021 in How To Do Life
Feeling content may be an even more worthy goal than happiness.
By Jeremy E. Sherman Ph.D., MPP on October 27, 2021 in Ambigamy
To be a more critical thinker, get good at spotting the rhetorical pandering in arguments that you support.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on October 27, 2021 in Emotional Fitness
Simple, absorbing activities are good therapy and will ensure that well-being remains a constant companion.
By Lidewij Niezink, Ph.D., and Katherine Train, Ph.D. on October 27, 2021 in Empathic Intervision
Wondering whether to continue with online meetings? A few adjustments can help you take advantage of the benefits and overcome some drawbacks.
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on October 27, 2021 in Canine Corner
The possibility that dogs may experience stress from participating in animal-assisted therapy was measured by assessing their cortisol levels.
By Denise Winn on October 27, 2021 in Helping Humanity Thrive
Why listening isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
By Phil Reed D.Phil. on October 27, 2021 in Digital World, Real World
The motivation behind development of the metaverse is unclear, but research evidence suggests likely negative outcomes for mental health.
By Gurit E. Birnbaum, Ph.D. on October 27, 2021 in Intimately Connected
What are the broader implications of having certain sexual fantasies?
By Diana Hill, Ph.D. on October 27, 2021 in From Striving to Thriving
Most everyone avoids discomfort but sometimes avoiding makes things worse.
By Coltan Scrivner on October 26, 2021 in Morbid Minds
Why would a movie meant to make you feel anxious actually help you cope with anxiety? It's all about practice.
By Melissa A. Wheeler Ph.D. on October 26, 2021 in Ethically Speaking
Is the style of academic psychology writing subject to current trends and conventions? Recent research shows it has become more confident and less formal over time.
By Gabriel Young Ph.D. on October 26, 2021 in Shrink Mindset
Are you stressed about the upcoming holidays? Here are some steps to relax and enjoy yourself.
By Victor Lipman on October 26, 2021 in Mind of the Manager
Supervisors playing favorites can have negative implications for employee morale and team unity.
By Michael Karson Ph.D., J.D. on October 26, 2021 in Feeling Our Way
Psychotic countertransference is the therapist’s firm belief that they are wise and beneficent because they are acting in the role of therapist.
By Peg Streep on October 26, 2021 in Tech Support
A mother's abandonment of her child or children is an event that runs counter to the culture's most cherished myths. Its effects are deep and far-reaching.
By Zoe Weil M.A., M.T.S on October 26, 2021 in Becoming a Solutionary
Tired of the school culture wars? There's an answer to the conflict and polarization.
By Ran D. Anbar M.D. on October 26, 2021 in Understanding Hypnosis
Integrating mental health care into a primary care setting using a pediatric hypnosis and counseling telehealth service.
By Danielle M. Dick, Ph.D. on October 26, 2021 in Genes, Environments, and Human Behavior
Do you and your partner have different ways of approaching things? Check out this three-step guide on how to bridge that divide.
By Jim Taylor Ph.D. on October 26, 2021 in The Power of Prime
Technology and its impact on how athletes think and feel about their training and competitive efforts.
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