Why relaxing is so much work.
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By Shahram Heshmat Ph.D. on June 21, 2021 in Science of Choice
Musical emotions mirror human life, action, and behavior.
By Anthony D. Smith LMHC on June 21, 2021 in Up and Running
Cruel, aggressive, untruthful: Sounds a lot like antisocial personality. Or does it? Sadistic personality disorder may no longer be in the DSM, but it's still a recognized condition.
By Ahona Guha DPsych on June 20, 2021 in Of Prisons and Pathos
Do you struggle to find motivation to do the things you want? Here is a new way of thinking about motivation.
By Tim Leberecht on June 20, 2021 in The Romance of Work
In the business world, the idea of “literacy” is often taken for granted. But to foster empathy, we must read books deeply and not just skim them.
By Scott S Shapiro M.D. on June 19, 2021 in The Best Strategies For Managing Adult ADHD
How do avoidance and procrastination affect adults with ADHD? Strategies to overcome procrastination are essential to one's professional and personal wellbeing.
By Eileen Bailey on June 19, 2021 in Let's Talk About Mental Health
There are common myths about people diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. What are they and how can misconceptions be curtailed?
By Jonathan Stevens, M.D., M.P.H. on June 19, 2021 in Mind Matters from Menninger
A perspective of fatherhood from the child of single parent transracial adoption.
By Amie M. Gordon, Ph.D. on June 18, 2021 in Between You and Me
Giving and receiving thanks can bring couples closer together. These research-supported strategies can help partners best express their heartfelt gratitude to one another.
By Amanda L. Giordano Ph.D., LPC on June 18, 2021 in Understanding Addiction
Those who are overcoming addiction may have heard that it's important to avoid certain things in early recovery, but why? The answer lies in the brain.
By Evan Parks Psy.D. on June 18, 2021 in Pain Rehabilitation
Functional neurological disorders can present with alarming, inexplicable symptoms—often creating confusion for patients and physicians alike.
By Daniel Graham, Ph.D. on June 17, 2021 in Your Internet Brain
Part 2: Bigger brains don’t necessarily confer greater intelligence, either in individuals or across species. Our species has lost millions of neurons over the past 30,000 years.
By Brendan Kelly, M.D., Ph.D. on June 17, 2021 in Psychiatry and Society
Have you ever daydreamed your way through a tedious meeting? Your brain is probably telling you that you have better things to do.
By Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN on June 17, 2021 in Cravings
Here's how you can support someone who wants to get fit.
By Daniel Flint M.A. on June 16, 2021 in Behavior Problems, Behavior Solutions
Struggling to understand a child's temper tantrums? These research findings may offer some helpful insight.
By Alison Jane Martingano Ph.D. on June 16, 2021 in What Do You Mean?
VR can be used to answer currently impractical or impossible questions about human behavior and decision-making.
By Sarb Johal Ph.D., D.Clin.Psy. on June 16, 2021 in Crisis on Earth
Treating anosmia in COVID survivors provides an interesting opportunity to explore the links between our sense of smell and our memories and emotional life.
By Katie Willard Virant MSW, JD, LCSW on June 15, 2021 in Chronically Me
There are many misconceptions surrounding the concept of resilience. You might be more resilient than you think.
By Iddo Landau, Ph.D. on June 15, 2021 in Finding Meaning in an Imperfect World
What should you spend time on to create the most meaningful and fulfilling version of your life?
By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on June 15, 2021 in Evidence-Based Living
An evidence review explores the successes—and shortcomings—of these programs.
By Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on June 14, 2021 in How to Be Yourself
How to stop overthinking and freezing up? Whether you’re trying to nail a work presentation, sink a putt, or spell “bougainvillea” to win the spelling bee, try these three tips.