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By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on September 05, 2020 in Fulfillment at Any Age
If your partner becomes easily unhinged, new research suggests six ways to help foster a sense of calm.
By Thomas Henricks Ph.D. on September 05, 2020 in The Pathways of Experience
Our ancestors understood that life can involve long periods of deprivation. They knew how to restrict their appetites and manage their resources. Do we?
By Fletcher Wortmann on September 04, 2020 in Triggered
This election is precisely the kind of inevitable and yet impossible-to-grapple-with “threat” that can baffle our normal problem-solving strategies and lead to obsessive worry.
By Sara Gorman, Ph.D., MPH, and Jack M. Gorman, MD on September 04, 2020 in Denying to the Grave
What's really behind the refusal to wear masks? A little bit of politics and a lot of human psychology.
By Eric R. Maisel Ph.D. on September 05, 2020 in Rethinking Mental Health
Whatever you want to get accomplished, whether that upgrading your personality, starting a new business, or practicing yoga, nothing helps more than mastering daily practice.
By Leah Aguirre LCSW on September 05, 2020 in Modern Dating
Are you having a hard time navigating dating during COVID-19? Do you have a difficult time communicating your needs? Learn how to assert yourself and ask those tough questions.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on September 05, 2020 in Hope + Resilience
This pandemic has affected people's mental health in different ways. Here are some insights from research in Israel by Dr. Ephraim Shapiro.
By Karin Sternberg, Ph.D., and Robert J. Sternberg, Ph.D. on September 05, 2020 in Successful Intelligence
High IQs may be driving humanity toward an early grave.
By Kevin Dorst, Ph.D. on September 05, 2020 in Reasonably Polarized
We can't blame political polarization on irrationality. Instead, we must see it as due to rational causes. Here's how we can.
By Wendy L. Patrick, JD, Ph.D. on September 05, 2020 in Why Bad Looks Good
Can you tell a narcissist by his or her sense of style? The answer might surprise you.
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on September 05, 2020 in Moral Landscapes
The “hunger for mothering experiences” affects infant physical as well as mental health.
By Bryan E. Robinson Ph.D. on September 05, 2020 in The Right Mindset
What is the secret sauce that happy couples use when they argue? And why a new study shows their brains are more satisfied under certain arguing conditions.
By Benjamin Hardy Ph.D. on September 05, 2020 in Quantum Leaps
This book is filled with 5-minute chapters that you can enjoy whenever you need a dose of inspiration.
By Sebastian Ocklenburg, Ph.D. on September 05, 2020 in The Asymmetric Brain
Previous studies have provided only rough estimates but a new large-scale study shows how many people really are left-footed.
By Francine Toder Ph.D. on September 05, 2020 in Enhance Your Vintage Years
Is artificial intelligence an asset for the aging brain? Here are the pros and cons.
By Benjamin Cheyette, M.D., and Sarah Cheyette M.D. on September 05, 2020 in 1-2-3-ADHD
Want to learn how to boss your screens around? Here are five simple tips using your own brain chemistry to put you in charge of your own dopamine regulation.
By Berit Brogaard D.M.Sci., Ph.D on September 04, 2020 in The Mysteries of Love
That women can feign orgasms is to some extent common knowledge. Less known is the fact that men fake it too.
By Kristen Fuller, M.D. on September 04, 2020 in Happiness Is a State of Mind
The inflammatory process in the body is a critical response to fighting off infections, but over time it has also been linked to the development of depression.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 04, 2020 in How To Do Life
A simple but effective approach.
By Liz Stillwaggon Swan PhD on September 04, 2020 in College Confidential
Have you been wondering about the college experience this fall? It's alive and well on our college campus, despite some necessary restrictions and creativity from all.
By Dale Hartley MBA, Ph.D. on September 04, 2020 in Machiavellians: Gulling the Rubes
Resilience is coping with and enduring adversity. Why not gain strength and thrive?
By Mica B. Estrada, Ph.D. on September 04, 2020 in Lead with Kindness
Sometimes we think simplifying our lives is hard, but actually, it can be easy. The key is to remember to do these two actions.
By Kathleen Stassen Berger Ph.D. on September 04, 2020 in Grandmothering
Keep distancing, masking, and washing.
By Kelly Bulkeley Ph.D, on September 04, 2020 in Dreaming in the Digital Age
The more we know about the basic patterns of dreaming, the more we can gain helpful insights about people's mental and physical health.
By Louis Putterman Ph.D. on September 04, 2020 in The Good, The Bad, The Economy
Case and Deaton's "Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism" should not be overshadowed by COVID-19, a pandemic that adds to the pre-existing epidemic of needless deaths.
By Michael D. Matthews Ph.D. on September 04, 2020 in Head Strong
Hard times may bring out the best—or the worst—in us.
By Michael Stein Psy.D. on September 04, 2020 in Understanding the Anxious Mind
Are you tormented by intrusive OCD thoughts about hurting other people? Confronting these thoughts and the situations you're avoiding can help you overcome harm OCD. Here's how.
By Victor Lipman on September 04, 2020 in Mind of the Manager
Effective "upward management" involves far more than "kissing up to your boss." Doing it well can boost your career.
By Joseph Mazur Ph.D. on September 04, 2020 in The Speed of Life
Nearing the end of life is instrumental to one reason why we think time speeds up with age.
By Sandra M. Chafouleas, Ph.D. on September 04, 2020 in Promoting Student Well-Being
America's teenagers are dying by suicide at alarming rates. What needs to happen now?
By Eric R. Maisel Ph.D. on September 04, 2020 in Rethinking Mental Health
Whatever you want to get accomplished—whether it's learning a new language or losing weight and keeping it off—nothing is more than mastering daily practice.
By Michael F Steger Ph.D. on September 04, 2020 in The Meaning in Life
In fraught political times, what helps immigrants in the U.S. achieve well-being?
By Stanton E. Samenow Ph.D. on September 04, 2020 in Inside the Criminal Mind
Criminals have plenty of ideas of their own and are suggestible to what inflates their sense of power.
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