Life provides turning points of many kinds, but the most powerful of all may be character-revealing moments.
By Don A. Moore Ph.D. on July 18, 2018 in Perfectly Confident
We tend to overestimate control when we have very little of it, but underestimate control when we have a lot of it.
By Suzie Pileggi Pawelski, MAPP and James Pawelski, Ph.D. on July 18, 2018 in Happy Together
While pleasure and positive emotions both feel good, they can lead to very different relational outcomes.
By William Stixrud, Ph.D. and Ned Johnson on July 18, 2018 in The Self-Driven Child
Worried about your kids wasting their waning weeks of vacation? Balance, rest, and a sense of control are important to their growing brains.
By Cody Kommers on July 18, 2018 in A Friendly Interest
How do we translate between group behavior and individual behavior?
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on July 19, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
If you’re a woman in her 40s or 50s, you’ve probably given some thought to how perimenopause and menopause might affect your health. Today we disuss the connection.
By Laura Martocci Ph.D. on July 19, 2018 in You Can’t Sit With Us
Why would a museum exhibition showcase humiliation?
Isn't the staff concerned that the exhibit will contribute to normalizing public shaming, which is the linchpin of bullying?
By Theresa E DiDonato Ph.D. on July 19, 2018 in Meet, Catch, and Keep
What do healthy couples do in the face of everyday stress?
By The Book Brigade on July 19, 2018 in The Author Speaks
It’s time we took care of ourselves as well as we take care of our devices.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on July 19, 2018 in Darwin's Subterranean World
A high proportion of human ancestors were polygamous during the bulk of human evolutionary history. This history of polygamy plays out in our modern worlds in all kinds of ways.
By Danielle Swimm LCPC on July 19, 2018 in Psychotherapy for Eating Disorders
Not sure if you are considered a normal eater? Here's how to find out.
By Jim Taylor Ph.D. on July 19, 2018 in The Power of Prime
This spirit—innovate or die!—needs to be embraced by athletes, youth sports programs, Olympic teams, and professional clubs to thrive and continue to develop.
By Matthew J. Edlund M.D. on July 19, 2018 in The Power of Rest
The genetics of psychiatric diagnosis is complex. That's another reason why effective treatments are, too.
By Iben Sandahl on July 19, 2018 in The Danish Way
If we fill up our children’s "glass of loneliness" it doesn´t only bring more peace into their lives - it also gives us a better feeling of being a greater parent.
By Tim Elmore on July 19, 2018 in Artificial Maturity
Are you developing these skills in the students or young adults in your life?
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on July 19, 2018 in In Practice
Here are key ways perfectionism can be self-sabotaging.
By Sharon Praissman Fisher on July 18, 2018 in Beyond the Egg Timer
After overcoming fertility challenges and becoming a mother, she faces a new challenge: What to say to the friend who's had three failed IVF cycles?
By Amy S.F. Lutz on July 18, 2018 in Inspectrum
For parents of severely autistic kids, abstractions like "dignity" are no substitute for therapeutic, educational, and medical services.
By Devon Frye on July 18, 2018 in Brainstorm
Nearly 20 percent of teens in the U.S. report hurting themselves intentionally.
By Miki Kashtan Ph.D. on July 18, 2018 in Acquired Spontaneity
My experience with a process designed to restore a flow of resources from where they exist to where they are needed, based on willingness.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on July 18, 2018 in Why Bad Looks Good
Infatuation breeds fidelity. What about after that? Long-term, partners should actively regulate their attention when faced with attractive alternatives.
By E. Kay Trimberger Ph.D. on July 18, 2018 in Adoption Diaries
The practice of separating children from parents at the border mirrors past forced and unethical adoption. How can we prevent a repeat?
By Ellyn Kaschak Ph.D. on July 18, 2018 in She Comes a Long Way, Baby
As psychotherapy has become a more acceptable form of treatment, a much more complex choice faces potential clients.
By Lawrence Josephs, Ph.D. on July 18, 2018 in Between the Sheets
Did a romantic partner cheat on you and you're having a hard time dealing with it? Here's what you can do.
By Deborah J. Cohan, Ph.D. on July 18, 2018 in Social Lights
Strategies for educators.
By Arash Emamzadeh on July 18, 2018 in Finding a New Home
New research finds that the experience of “awe” in nature is beneficial to our well-being.
By James Lake, MD on July 18, 2018 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Preliminary findings suggest possible efficacy but large placebo-controlled studies are needed.
By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on July 18, 2018 in The Human Beast
As women gain economic and political power, their beauty should matter less, yet this is not happening. Why?
By Toni Bernhard J.D. on July 18, 2018 in Turning Straw Into Gold
The challenge was to figure out how to eat less even though I’m on a medication that stimulates appetite. This takes me to my mindfulness discovery.
By Maureen Seaberg on July 18, 2018 in Sensorium
Brady Simmons has turned his life around since the night he and a friend mugged savant Jason Padgett.
By Tchiki Davis, Ph.D. on July 18, 2018 in Click Here for Happiness
Learn when and how to use technology to build your gratitude practice.
By Tracy P Alloway Ph.D. on July 18, 2018 in Keep It in Mind
Do women really remember more than men?
By Larry Culliford on July 18, 2018 in Spiritual Wisdom for Secular Times
Wisdom without compassion is false. Compassion without wisdom is foolish. Getting the balance is key.
By Israel W Charny Ph.D. on July 18, 2018 in Warrior for Life
How not to be bored loving and making love to the same partner over and over again.