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By Holly Parker, Ph.D. on August 19, 2022 in Your Future Self
Viewing uncomfortable emotions as "wrong" may make them worse, while allowing them to run their course without opposing them might leave us feeling better than we’d think.
By Austin Perlmutter M.D. on August 19, 2022 in The Modern Brain
Skipping out on sleep? It may affect what and how you eat.
By Kyoung Mi Choi Ph.D. on August 19, 2022 in Courageously and Boldly
People tend to prefer different kinds of friendships, based in part on their cultural experiences. Are your friends socially connected, emotionally connected, or functionally connected?
By Justin Gregg Ph.D. on August 18, 2022 in Elegant Arguments
Does having autism make you a better climate activist? New research suggests otherwise.
By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. on August 19, 2022 in The Ethical Professor
How do we reach and teach those who are politically divided and overconfident?
By Gail Gross Ph.D., Ed.D., M.Ed. on August 19, 2022 in Strategies for Living
Couples divorce for many different reasons. When is the right time to get a divorce?
By David J. Ley Ph.D. on August 19, 2022 in Women Who Stray
Why did so many women stop menstruating when they were put in concentration camps? And why has it taken so long for someone to ask about it?
By Rachel Allyn Ph.D. on August 19, 2022 in The Pleasure Is All Yours
Psychedelic plant medicines that lead to "ego death" may be just what we need within a culture of self-interest.
By Ronald E. Riggio Ph.D. on August 19, 2022 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
How leaders and followers together can have amazing success.
By Susan A. Nolan, Ph.D., and Michael Kimball on August 19, 2022 in Misinformation Desk
Computer-generated photos and videos are often created as art or entertainment, but bad social media actors sometimes share them as "news."
By Neighborhood Psychiatry & Wellness on August 19, 2022 in Psychiatry for the People
Romance and friendship clash in the boundary-blurring twilight of the friendzone.
By Amanda Ann Gregory, LCPC on August 19, 2022 in Simplifying Complex Trauma
Need to release trauma from your body? Try these simple play techniques.
By Craig Harper Ph.D. on August 19, 2022 in Articles of Heterodoxy
Low sexual desire among men is more common than most expect, but how can couples effectively cope with this situation together? New data suggests cognitive styles hold the key.
By Gary Bernhard, Ed.D. and Kalman Glantz, Ph.D. on August 19, 2022 in Evolution in Daily Life
Why does loss, and the anticipation of loss, feel so painful?
By Mark Bertin M.D. on August 19, 2022 in Child Development Central
We have agency in terms of what we're going to do about something. You might have a huge wave of anger—that doesn't mean you're going to press send on the e-mail. It's up to you.
By Alan J. Steinberg M.D. on August 19, 2022 in The Meditating Mind
Not satisfied with your life? Transcendence induced by psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy or meditation could help fix that.
By Team Biotic on August 19, 2022 in Mood, Mind and Microbes
Nutrition and gut health plays a significant role in the development of neurodegenerative disease. Here are 2 simple nutritional steps you can take toward prevention.
By Pamela D. Brown Ph.D. on August 19, 2022 in School Culture
Kids attending high-achieving schools are at particular risk for anxiety and depression. They take on too much, thinking it’s the ticket to a great college and future success.
By Chris Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D. on August 19, 2022 in Heal the Mind to Heal the Body
Creating a happy and successful relationship might be much easier than you think.
By Steven Stosny, Ph.D. on August 19, 2022 in Anger in the Age of Entitlement
The sense of personal power is a function of focus. When we focus on what we can’t control—the behavior of others, chance, the stock market, politics—we feel powerless.
By Deborah Heiser Ph.D. on August 19, 2022 in The Right Side of 40
Mentorship is important professionally and personally. But exactly what does it involve? Researchers now define the nature of the relationship.
By Tracy S. Hutchinson, Ph.D. on August 19, 2022 in The Pulse of Mental Health
Inherent traits help some people flourish in face of hard times.
By Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. on August 19, 2022 in Why Bad Looks Good
Feeling embarrassed? Research indicates you might be making a better impression than you think.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on August 19, 2022 in Animal Emotions
In a new book, veterinarian Sean Wensley explains how to lovingly connect with all animals so that, for example, pet rabbits have companionship and horses have the 3Fs—friendship, freedom, and forage.
By Nir Eyal on August 19, 2022 in Automatic You
Personal regret and interpersonal friction—both on vacation and throughout life—can be solved with just a little planning.
By Jonathan Silvertown, D.Phil. on August 19, 2022 in The Sandwalk
The Comedy of Error, a Trespasser Confesses
By Claire Wilcox M.D. on August 19, 2022 in Healthy Brain, Happy Life
Should the medical and psychiatric community accept food addiction and make it a diagnosis? There are risks—but the benefits may outweigh the harms.
By Laura Berger and Glen Tibaldeo on August 19, 2022 in Radical Sabbatical
Do you want to cultivate the capacity to effortlessly engage with anyone? You are just a few steps away.
By Nicole K. McNichols Ph.D. on August 19, 2022 in Everyone on Top
Looking to improve sexual intimacy in your relationship? Here are a few ideas.
By Carrie H. Kennedy Ph.D., ABPP on August 19, 2022 in Alpha Blog Charlie
Effective communication with military commands is key for effective treatment of military personnel.
By Michele Weiner-Davis LCSW on August 19, 2022 in Divorce Busting
Finding a specialist in affair recovery may just save your marriage.
By Jared Carroll LMSW, SIFI on August 19, 2022 in The Answers Within
A familiar paradox has long existed in the helping professions—but now it threatens our very existence, unless we can embrace change.
By Michelle McQuaid Ph.D. on August 18, 2022 in From Functioning to Flourishing
Simple steps we can take to create more high-quality connections at work.
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