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By Deborah Heiser Ph.D. on June 21, 2021 in The Right Side of 40
Do you think you are too old to have a mentor? Not so. We all need mentors at any age. We can mentor while being a mentee.
By Gleb Tsipursky Ph.D. on June 21, 2021 in Intentional Insights
It’s easy to assume that we know what others want, but our assumptions are usually wrong due to a dangerous judgment error called the false consensus effect.
By Arash Emamzadeh on June 21, 2021 in Finding a New Home
A new study examines the relationship preferences of people who score high on Machiavellianism, narcissism, and psychopathy.
By Tasha Seiter MS, MFTC on June 21, 2021 in Mindful Relationships
What does it mean to be a mindful partner?
By Nelisha Wickremasinghe, DProf. on June 21, 2021 in Spellbound
Active daydreaming is not a waste of time. It is a skill, and with some practice, it can improve your relationships and your performance at work.
By Susan A. Nolan, Ph.D., and Michael Kimball on June 20, 2021 in Misinformation Desk
Sometimes misinformation is unintentional, like when people think they’ve seen Bigfoot or an extinct animal.
By Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. on June 20, 2021 in Why Bad Looks Good
We have heard about the connection between alcohol and violence, what about opioids? Research has some interesting answers
By Peter Sear Ph.D. on June 20, 2021 in Empathic Minds
Is psychology missing from football in the media? Imagine if Jung and Freud were TV pundits.
By Kristy Lee Hochenberger on June 20, 2021 in Love in the Age of Narcissism
The combination of histrionic traits with narcissist traits can prove to be a damaging and manipulating duo.
By Kathleen O’Shea on June 20, 2021 in So Much More Than a Headache
Want to know what you can do to be part of Migraine and Headache Awareness Month? There's plenty.
By Marty Klein Ph.D. on June 20, 2021 in Sexual Intelligence
To help you celebrate Father's Day, here are some answers to the questions kids may have about sexuality.
By Mitzi Perdue MPA on June 20, 2021 in To End Human Trafficking
The "bottom girl" occupies a special niche in the system of human trafficking. In many (and possibly most) cases, she's doing it because she feels she has no choice.
By Geraldine K. Piorkowski Ph.D. on June 20, 2021 in Beyond Pipe Dreams and Platitudes
Why is vulnerability a mixed bag? While vulnerability can be scary, it is the best way to initiate, maintain and deepen relationships.
By Deborah L. Cabaniss M.D. on June 20, 2021 in Finding Mind
How a "late bloomer" in the garden helped me to reflect on the way our words reveal harmful biases.
By Mary McNaughton-Cassill Ph.D. on June 20, 2021 in Mental Health Matters
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, can we trust our eyes at all?
By Mickey A. Feher on June 20, 2021 in On Purpose
Allyship means that while men need to do more for gender equality, men are not solitary; they are part of a strong alliance of equals, which implies strong mutual support.
By Iskra Fileva Ph.D. on June 20, 2021 in The Philosopher's Diaries
We imagine that children do not belong to the same species as adults -- that they have needs and desires different from ours. But a child's psychology is rather like our own.
By Susan Pease Gadoua L.C.S.W. on June 20, 2021 in Contemplating Divorce
A parenting marriage can be a great option when you don't know what to do with your marriage.
By Stephen Garcia Ph.D. on June 20, 2021 in Keeping up with the Joneses
Are you paying thousands of dollars in hidden fees every year in your retirement account?
By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D. on June 20, 2021 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
Is your workplace toxic?
By Dwayne Allen Thomas on June 20, 2021 in The Cross-Examined Life
What happens when both teacher and student believe in a negative stereotype about a group a student belongs to? A change in focus can go a long way.
By Joe Kort, Ph.D. on June 20, 2021 in Understanding the Erotic Code
On Father’s Day, not everyone celebrates. There are men who were not fathered or have strained relationships with their dad.
By Stephen Sideroff Ph.D. on June 20, 2021 in Path of Optimal Living
Good decision making is necessary for success. Do you know what gets in your way of good decisions?
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on June 20, 2021 in How To Do Life
Making the most of it, psychologically and practically
By Daniel R. Stalder Ph.D. on June 20, 2021 in Bias Fundamentals
Brief lists of surprising research results are useful but often short on important details. I provide clarifications to a recent list regarding evil, bias, and reading emotions.
By Steven A Hassan PhD on June 20, 2021 in Freedom of Mind
It is essential to understand and support the LGBTQ community, especially those raised in cults, which often spread and justify homophobia. All deserve the freedom to be authentic.
Should you ever take a drive “to cool off” when you are angry? Probably not. Here’s why.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on June 19, 2021 in Animal Emotions
Among many pieces of good advice, Dr. Carri Westgarth argues that rather than trying to punish bad behavior, it is kinder and more effective to reward the good behavior.
By Roni Beth Tower Ph.D., ABPP on June 19, 2021 in Life, Refracted
Did the pandemic lead you to redefine what you want from your work life? Are you considering choosing a new direction? Ask yourself about the role of work in your life for clarity.
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