Top Posts: 2019

Have a look at a few memorable posts from a spectacular 2019. These are the academics and clinicians who have made a difference in the field of psychology.

It’s Time for Psychology to Lead

By Jonathan Shedler Ph.D.

The Danger of Crazy Leaders

By David P. Barash Ph.D.

The QAnon Conspiracy Theory

By Joe Pierre M.D.

Does Marijuana Affect Your Cortex?

By Gary L. Wenk Ph.D.

Why Do Humans Resist Change?

By Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN

The Core of Borderline Personality

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.

Surrendering to Your Lover

By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D.

Being Single Beats Bad Relationships

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.

How Humans Became Peaceful

By Nathan H. Lents, Ph.D.

The Psychology of the “Foodie Call”

By David Ludden Ph.D.

The Magic Wand of Psych Research

By Glenn Geher Ph.D.

In Support of Emotional Support Animals

By Hal Herzog Ph.D.

The Limits of Self-Insight

By Lydia Denworth

A Simple Key to True Belonging

By Steven C. Hayes Ph.D.

The Power of Rituals to Heal Grief

By David B. Feldman Ph.D.

Early Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder

By Eugene Rubin M.D., Ph.D.

How Does Something Become a Moral Issue?

By Art Markman Ph.D.

What Counts as a Psychiatric Disease?

By David Rettew M.D.

On-Again, Off-Again

By Theresa E. DiDonato Ph.D.

The Fatal Selfie

By Sebastian Ocklenburg, Ph.D.

The Fearless Organization

By Amy C. Edmondson Ph.D.

This Is Your Brain on Drugs

By Samoon Ahmad M.D.

Waking Up Lost and Confused

By Ira Hyman Ph.D.

The Men’s Mental Health Double-Bind

By Rob Whitley, Ph.D.

You Can Learn From Anyone

By Bruce Grierson

Do Dogs Have a Sixth Sense?

By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC

A Lack of Intellectual Humility

By Frank T. McAndrew Ph.D.

New Words for a New World

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D.

How Rare Is Passion in Long-Term Love?

By Todd B. Kashdan Ph.D.

By Mark Travers Ph.D.

The Psychological Appeal of Snake Oil

By Jonathan Wai Ph.D.

The Cultural Psychology of Gen X

By Nassir Ghaemi M.D., M.P.H.

I'll Feel More Like It Tomorrow

By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D.

The Many Shades of Fear-Based Parenting

By Peter Gray Ph.D.

Does Having Daughters Make Men Less Sexist?

By Gordon Hodson Ph.D.

Screen Time and Cognitive Development

By Christopher J. Ferguson Ph.D.

Can New Science Explain Old Phenomena?

By Eric Haseltine Ph.D.

Uncovering the Brain's Reward System

By Cami Rosso

The Imprinted Brain Theory

By Christopher Badcock Ph.D.

Understanding Hate

By Marianna Pogosyan Ph.D.

Your Favorite Personality Test Is Probably Bogus

By Jennifer V. Fayard Ph.D.

When I’m Old and Wise: Is Wisdom Related to Age?

By Noam Shpancer Ph.D.

Why Some Women Prefer Younger Men

By Sarah Hunter Murray Ph.D.

Why People Kiss

By Arash Emamzadeh

Should We Throw Out the GRE?

By Alexander Danvers Ph.D.

Why Many Young Boys Are Having Sex

By Ritch C. Savin-Williams Ph.D.

What an Alien Scientist Would Find Weird

By Rob Henderson

Genetics and Mental Illness

By Emily Deans M.D.

Do You Have a Type?

By Gwendolyn Seidman Ph.D.

Eight Elemental Aspects of What We Call "Trauma"

By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA

Getting to the Core of Humility

By Mark Leary Ph.D.

The Randomness of Life

By Ralph Lewis M.D.


By Steve Taylor Ph.D.

The Healing Power of Telling Your Trauma Story

By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D.

How Sex Can Actually Blow Your Mind

By Amee Baird Ph.D.

3 Sure Signs of Relationship Development

By Jennifer Verdolin Ph.D.

Relationship Success Is Tied to Women’s Sexual Desire

By Madeleine A. Fugère Ph.D.

The Cost of Caring Without Self-Care

By Shainna Ali Ph.D., LMHC

Why We Don't Regret Our Tattoos

By Bence Nanay Ph.D.

Do You Know What You Really Look Like?

By Scott Grafton MD

Why It's So Hard to Build Healthy Relationships After Growing Up in Chaos

By Nancy Colier LCSW, Rev.

Is “Drunkorexia” a Real Thing?

By Renee Engeln Ph.D.

10 Traits of Perfectly Hidden Depression

By Margaret R Rutherford Ph.D.