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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 Joe Pierre M.D. on August 18, 2022 in Psych Unseen
Fentanyl is the number one cause of opioid overdoses, but the medication has important medicinal uses, and myths about aerosolized fentanyl exposure abound.
By Mary Bates Ph.D. on August 18, 2022 in Animal Minds
Why do monkeys rub themselves, and each other, with onions and other smelly substances? Researchers say the behavior may be "social medication."
By Gary W. Lewandowski Jr. Ph.D. on August 17, 2022 in The Psychology of Relationships
When it comes to dating, you may not always get what you want. Research shows that's usually a good thing.
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.
By Cami Rosso on August 18, 2022 in The Future Brain
Rival to Elon Musk’s Neuralink sets a new standard for brain-computer interface with breakthrough tech.
By Isadora Alman MFT, CST on August 18, 2022 in Sex & Sociability
Intimacy, both psychological and sexual, can be tolerated in varying amounts. Is there a match in desire levels between the two in the couple?
By Joachim I Krueger Ph.D. on August 18, 2022 in One Among Many
Consumers value brands and discounts, although neither are essential to happiness.
By Shirley M. Mueller M.D. on August 18, 2022 in The Mind of a Collector
We need self-confidence, but when collecting, it can be too much of a good thing. Throwing in a sprinkle of depressive realism may glean better results.
By Deborah L. Cabaniss M.D. on August 18, 2022 in Finding Mind
A Personal Perspective: For the losses and choices of everyday life.
By Megan Shen Ph.D. on August 18, 2022 in How to Grow Hope
It is a hard and uncertain period between diagnosis and death.
By Susan McQuillan on August 18, 2022 in Cravings
Worried about dementia? Research suggests that ongoing intellectual stimulation can help prevent or delay symptoms.
By Susan Biali Haas M.D. on August 18, 2022 in Prescriptions for Life
Are you constantly teetering on the edge of burnout? Changing how and why you do things can free up time for what matters most.
By Kaytee Gillis, LCSW-BACS on August 18, 2022 in Invisible Bruises
Emotionally neglectful environments limit the development of self-esteem and self-confidence, sometimes resulting in these seven behavior traits. But there's help.
By Sarah A. Myers on August 18, 2022 in Living As An Outlier
There is a general sense of mistrust between emergency room staff and mentally ill patients.
By Robert T Muller Ph.D. on August 18, 2022 in Talking About Trauma
Children of narcissistic parents often endure emotional abuse. Healing as an adult can be difficult, but with the right support, it is possible.
By Dr. Chloe Carmichael Ph.D. on August 18, 2022 in The High-Functioning Hotspot
Free speech is being hotly debated, and the conversation needs to include mental health. Although negative words hurt, suppressing freedom of expression may have surprising costs.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on August 18, 2022 in In Practice
Do you sometimes feel anxious about your work skills or performance?
By Nan J. Wise Ph.D. on August 18, 2022 in Why Good Sex Matters
A Personal Perspective: Distressed over the Roe v. Wade reversal. We are in this together. Let's speak up and destigmatize abortion.
By Victor Lipman on August 18, 2022 in Mind of the Manager
Beleaguered employees are often overworked and underappreciated. A survey of nearly 1000 workers should be eye-opening.
By William Stixrud, Ph.D. and Ned Johnson on August 18, 2022 in The Self-Driven Child
Your child is ready to make big decisions. How can you handle it while supporting them and maintaining a strong relationship?
By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on August 18, 2022 in The Human Beast
The Pleistocene Overkill: The first case of excessive consumption by our species has some surprising similarities to the modern shopping craze.
By Phil Stark, AMFT on August 18, 2022 in Dude, Where’s My Car-tharsis?
The inner critic is a powerful force that can keep us from achieving our goals.
By Arthur J. Clark Ed.D. on August 18, 2022 in Dawn of Memories
An empathic use of self contributes to understanding an individual's first memories of life.
By Seth Meyers Psy.D. on August 18, 2022 in Insight Is 20/20
When we tell ourselves something that isn't true to feel better about ourselves, a relationship, or the life we lead, it doesn't change that it's a lie.
By Sylvia R. Karasu M.D. on August 18, 2022 in The Gravity of Weight
Melatonin has been called the hormone of darkness. Naturally secreted by the pineal gland, it is also widely available without a prescription in the United States. What do we know?
By Seth J. Gillihan PhD on August 18, 2022 in Think, Act, Be
Even when we’re doing everything we know to stay well, sometimes it feels like we’re riding a mental and emotional roller coaster.
By Sophia Dembling on August 18, 2022 in Widow's Walk
When we lose a loved one, our brains must rewire to adjust to a profoundly changed world. You can help it along.
By Glen Xiong M.D. on August 18, 2022 in Caring for the Aging
Feeling pressured to keep loved ones safe?
By Bozena Zawisz on August 18, 2022 in Nurturing Self-Esteem in Autistic Children
Parents of children on the autism spectrum want schools to be open to conversations about modifying the environment to consider their children's unique learning styles.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on August 18, 2022 in Social Instincts
Marriage isn't for everyone. Here are a few signs that it isn't right for you.
By Max Alberhasky on August 18, 2022 in Psychology, Money, and Happiness
Want to improve your social life? This easy trick can help.
By Alli Spotts-De Lazzer, MA, LMFT, LPCC, CEDS-S on August 18, 2022 in MeaningFULL
People can change, but can you change your partner?
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