The COVID crisis throws into relief what happens when grief has—quite literally—nowhere to go. The evidence suggests that most people summon strengths that surpass their own expectations.
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By Kathleen Smith Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Everything Isn't Terrible
Are you tired of talking about the same superficial topics with friends? Being more honest about your life can strengthen your connections.
By Berit Brogaard D.M.Sci., Ph.D on August 04, 2020 in The Superhuman Mind
Why do twin studies seem to yield unusually high heritability estimates for certain personality traits?
By Kevin Cokley Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Black Psychology Matters
Are you concerned about "Black on Black violence?" Don't allow politicized rhetoric to distract from the tragic loss of life.
By Jake Teeny Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in A Difference of Opinion
Why has the mask-wearing debate continued this long? Why do people continue to resist wearing one? Here's what can you do to better understand and convince others.
By Joel Nigg Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Helping Kids through ADHD
Managing anger is a central problem for people with ADHD. Fortunately, effective solutions are available.
By Wayne Jonas M.D. on August 04, 2020 in How Healing Works
When most of us are struggling to remain as social as we once were, often fighting to stave off loneliness, we need to make an effort to reconnect.
By Sherry Benton Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Reaching Across the Divide
Tele-mental health services are effective and more accessible than ever before.
By Caitlin Cantor LCSW, CST, CGT on August 04, 2020 in Modern Sex
Can you imagine sitting with your partner, having a hard conversation, and feeling seen, heard, valued and connected? It’s possible when you practice these communication skills.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Fulfillment at Any Age
COVID-19 is forcing everyone into a flexible work schedule. A new study suggests 4 ways to cope with the many demands on your time.
By Matt Johnson Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Mind, Brain, and Value
What's the difference between a promotional post and a coincidence? The line is blurred as the persuasiveness grows.
By Jeffrey Davis M.A. on August 04, 2020 in Tracking Wonder
Do you find yourself more anxious lately? Creativity may be the key to overcoming uncertainty and thriving in crisis.
By Bryan E. Robinson Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in The Right Mindset
For some people, "Capitalizing" yourself means booking a vacation to the Caribbean or a full day of pampering at the spa. But the key to happiness and success is something else.
By Gary W. Lewandowski Jr. Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in The Psychology of Relationships
There are lots of reasons why people cheat on their relationship partner. But it may all start with biology. Could our testosterone or estrogen levels actually impact infidelity?
By Stephen Gray Wallace on August 04, 2020 in Decisions Teens Make
Can modified programming, in-person or online, drive the same organized camp outcomes that are the hallmark of experiential education?
By Patrick Heck Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Getting Along and Getting Ahead
Why are people so skeptical of experiments? New research finds that people often object to experiments even when they approve of the policies or treatments to be compared.
By Michael Reilly, MD, and Keon Parsa, MD on August 04, 2020 in Dissecting Plastic Surgery
New research finds certain phone apps make you more likely to consider cosmetic surgery.
By John Martin-Joy M.D. on August 04, 2020 in Politics, Psychiatry, and Psychoanalysis
Think Vladimir Putin was the first Russian leader to be profiled by the CIA? Think again.
By Ahron Friedberg M.D. on August 04, 2020 in Resilience
Who you are is more than what you’ve done.
By Imi Lo on August 04, 2020 in Living with Emotional Intensity
To touch into unconscious feelings, buried desires, suppressed anger, unprocessed trauma, we need to start listening to our dreams.
By Michael Friedman Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in Brick by Brick
An artist shares how travel and creativity have shaped her sense of purpose.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in How To Do Life
A way to jump-start a small business.
By Atlanta Behavioral Health Advocates on August 03, 2020 in Outside the Box
Congressman Lewis dedicated his life to fighting hate, racism and injustice. Will you join me in carrying on his vision where human compassion overcomes division?
By Matt James Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Focus on Forgiveness
The medical community has finally accepted the mind/body connection that ancient healers and spiritual paths have known for thousands of years.
By Michael W Corrigan Ed.D. on August 03, 2020 in Kids Being Kids
Going back to school in this pandemic comes with too many unknowns. But evidence suggests COVID-19 cases will skyrocket, because children are NOT actually stoppers of the disease.
By H. Colleen Sinclair Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Unpacking Social Relations
As we appear to have entered the age of misinformation, the source of messages can really matter.
By Katherine K.M. Stavropoulos Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Neuroscience in Translation
Is the public health crisis actually a "great equalizer"? Or is it simply furthering existing inequity?
By Bryan E. Robinson Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in The Right Mindset
This can steal the mojo from your intimate relationship and tear it apart.
By Robert Puff Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Meditation for Modern Life
We all experience peak moments of exhilaration in our lives, but hanging on to them too tightly can keep us from seeing the beauty each new moment brings.
By Krystine I. Batcho Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Longing for Nostalgia
We are immersed in stories, but little is known about their cumulative impact on us over time.
By Gail Sheehy on August 03, 2020 in Passages
Even after her respiratory symptoms stopped, young triathlete Katie Swanson still didn't feel quite right: her speech changed as had her brain function.
By Steven Taylor Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in You, Me, & Psychology
Another dose of Groundhog Day. How a film could help you change your life. Seen as little more than a light comedy when it came out, Groundhog Day is taken more seriously today.
By Michael Schein on August 03, 2020 in The Anatomy of Hype
Bestselling novelist Darin Strauss explores the psychology of fame in his new book.
By Gina Barreca Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Snow White Doesn't Live Here Anymore
I wanted to be Janis Joplin, but she was too sad to emulate; I wanted to be Joni Mitchell but she was too pretty to imitate; I wanted to be Grace Slick but she was way too cool.
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