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By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on September 22, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
The memories you have of your own past can change over time, especially when they're emotion-laden. New research shows ways to improve your ability to reconstruct the past.
By Renee Engeln Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in Beauty Sick
Some carefully tailored self-talk can help you move away from the mirror and get back to living your life.
By Kenneth E. Miller Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in The Refugee Experience
Want to strengthen your listening skills? Here's a simple but powerful tool.
By Scott Weems Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in Feed Your Head
For decades IQ scores have been rising, but no more. The question is why.
By Christopher Bergland on September 22, 2018 in The Athlete's Way
Winning and losing are two sides of the same coin. That said, new research suggests that loving to win (more than hating to lose) has neuroscience-based psychological benefits.
By Chris Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D. on September 22, 2018 in Heal the Mind to Heal the Body
An experiment with a "super smeller" offers surprising findings about our sense of smell.
By Ritch C Savin-Williams Ph.D. on September 22, 2018 in Sex, Sexuality, and Romance
Moving a monogamous relationship to an open one is fraught with hazards, so “rules” are advised.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on September 22, 2018 in Fixing Families
It's easy for life to get out of balance, to be a constant juggling act. Eight tips for regaining control and taking your life back.
By Joseph A. Buckhalt Ph.D. on September 22, 2018 in Child Sleep, From ZZZ's to A's
The California bill to start middle and high schools later was recently vetoed by the governor. What happens now?
By Bill Eddy LCSW, JD on September 22, 2018 in 5 Types of People Who Can Ruin Your Life
While often frustrating and sometimes dangerous, we should learn to deal with people with personality disorders with compassion—as well as set limits and encourage treatment.
By Lawrence T. White Ph.D. on September 22, 2018 in Culture Conscious
Students and workers from China sometimes choose an Anglo name when they come to the U.S. Do they experience less discrimination as a result? Two controlled studies say yes.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in How To Do Life
Antidotes to being perceived as "deadwood" in the workplace.
By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in Media Spotlight
Some studies suggest intensive video gaming can have a negative effect on grades, but others have found the exact opposite.
By Andrea Bonior Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in Friendship 2.0
Why do people stay in relationships that aren't good for them? The answers can be maddeningly simple—but fixable.
By Judy Carter on September 21, 2018 in Stress Is a Laughing Matter
Like Robin Williams, Gilda Radner was the rare comedian who was both funny and lovable. Learn how her lovable persona was something she lived.
By Jessica Sommerville Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in Infant Inklings: How we develop social understanding
New research shows that infants weigh costs and benefits to make social decisions.
By Laurie J Watson LMFT, LPC on September 21, 2018 in Married and Still Doing It
“Stealthing” is a form of sexual violation that is as deceptive and dangerous as it sounds.
By Hank Davis on September 21, 2018 in Caveman Logic
A lost wallet: Those words strike fear into anyone who's gone through the experience. It can turn your world upside down.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in In Practice
What do you do that frustrates you? It's easy to be self-critical when you repeat mistakes. Here are some practical strategies to try.
By Amy Cooper Hakim Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in Working With Difficult People
Learn how the right training and development opportunity can do wonders.
By Mark D. White Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in Maybe It's Just Me, But...
Most productivity gurus recommend developing and sticking to a routine, but how do we prevent that routine from becoming. . .routine?
By Bryan E. Robinson Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in The Right Mindset
Is your workplace wearing you out? Grade your job for hazards to your mental health.
By Samantha Jones, Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in At the Junction
Are humans just chimps in clothes? Kinda, sorta. . .but there's a lot more to it than that, and it has to do with our brains.
By Kaja Perina on September 21, 2018 in Brainstorm
Trade-offs are everywhere, and most conditions and circumstances have some discernible upside. But my sense of those upsides has evolved.
By Ira Hyman Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in Mental Mishaps
She asked me simple questions. Is this a bill? Do I have to pay this? The questions arose from fake mailings targeted to confuse seniors.
By Serena Chen Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in Social Creatures
Ever beat yourself up for not being the parent you'd like to be? Try a little self-compassion and move closer to achieving your goals.
By Krystine I. Batcho Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in Longing for Nostalgia
In a world of social distancing and mistrust, is being loved still worth it?
By Matthew Hutson on September 21, 2018 in Psyched!
In a “Minimal Turing Test,” people and machines get only one word to convince a human judge that they’re alive. What would you say?
By Beverly D. Flaxington on September 21, 2018 in Understand Other People
5 ways to get your head above water and maybe even start swimming toward a more financially secure life.
By Richard Stephens Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in Artists vs. Psychologists
Why were representatives of genres such as jazz, classical, and folk music largely absent from the Hyundai Mercury Prize shortlist?
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in Darwin's Subterranean World
Sometimes, teachers forget why they got into education in the first place. A new book is a profound reminder of why we do what we do.
By Rob Pascale and Lou Primavera Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in So Happy Together
Avoiding fights while finding solutions to marital problems requires the right language and mindset.
By Julian P Humphreys Ph.D., PCC on September 21, 2018 in Anxiety at Work
The new podcast, "Uncover: Escaping NXIVM," reveals the dangers of blindly following charismatic leaders.
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