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By Sarah Hunter Murray Ph.D. on December 12, 2019 in Myths of Desire
From sexual techniques to prioritizing pleasure, 2019 was a big year for improving our understanding of women's orgasms.
By Eva M. Krockow Ph.D. on December 12, 2019 in Stretching Theory
Do you ever feel misunderstood by other people? The "illusion of asymmetric insight" may be at the root of people's biased character judgements.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on December 12, 2019 in Living Single
Do you choose to be alone for positive reasons or negative ones? The answer has implications for self-acceptance, personal growth, loneliness, anxiety, and depression.
By Traci Stein Ph.D., MPH on December 11, 2019 in The Integrationist
That malaise you've noticed after each Christmas with your in-laws? It's not all in your head. The proof is in the poop.
By Elliot D. Cohen Ph.D. on December 12, 2019 in What Would Aristotle Do?
This blog argues that the foundation of psychoanalysis may be attributable to Plato, not Freud.
By Andrew Fishman on December 12, 2019 in Video Game Health
Why are people playing video games while driving? A look at the science behind why video games are so hard to put down.
By George S. Everly, Jr. PhD, ABPP, FACLP on December 12, 2019 in When Disaster Strikes: Inside Disaster Psychology
The study of Presidential leadership tells us who will be a good leader and who will not.
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on December 12, 2019 in Ambigamy
To defend your big beautiful insight, reach for evidence, evidence yet to be revealed or supernatural evidence beyond the stars where no one can touch you.
By Sherry Gaba LCSW on December 12, 2019 in Addiction and Recovery
One of the challenges for addicts and their partners is to try to manage the downward spiral of financial responsibility that comes with addiction.
By Josh Gonzales M.A. on December 12, 2019 in Points On the Board
Research shows fan violence is motivated by group commitment and not a need to destroy.
By Kathryn Haydon MSc on December 12, 2019 in Adventures in Divergent Thinking
How can deep souls survive this holiday season and maybe even have a little fun? Here are five possibilities.
By Anthony Tobia, M.D. on December 12, 2019 in Views Through the Psychiatrist’s Lens
The true story behind why Ebenezer is so scroogey!
By Polly Campbell on December 12, 2019 in Imperfect Spirituality
Can a facial expression help you do better? Here's why it might be time to put on your game face.
By Ben Spielberg, M.S. on December 12, 2019 in The Moody Brain
Why does the leading cause of disability plague so many and for so long? There are reasons why depression seems like a lifelong battle, but there is hope for certain treatments.
By Robert P Burriss Ph.D. on December 12, 2019 in Attraction, Evolved
Tinder, a popular mobile dating app, is often depicted in the media as the home of the Pick Up Artist. But is this true? How often do Tinder matches lead to sex?
By Reid Wilson Ph.D. on December 12, 2019 in All about Anxiety
When you decide to practice your new skills, take ownership of that event. Don’t do it because you “should.” Do it because you WANT to do the hard stuff so you can get stronger.
By Steve Albrecht DBA on December 12, 2019 in The Act of Violence
Why do so many from Gen Y and Gen Z challenge earned authority?
By Eugene Beresin M.D., M.A. on December 12, 2019 in Inside Out, Outside In
Teens and young adults are more anxious, depressed and lonely than ever. Methods of self-care can really make a positive difference in their lives.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on December 12, 2019 in Think, Act, Be
Trauma has a way of distancing us from our bodies. Practices that reconnect mind, body, and spirit are an important part of healing.
By Michael Gurian on December 12, 2019 in The Minds of Boys and Girls
Have you heard there is no "male" and "female"? Sex-based differences are crucial to helping our daughters in STEM.
By Imi Lo on December 12, 2019 in Living with Emotional Intensity
Sensitive, empathic and gifted children are especially prone to becoming the emotional caretaker of the family.
By Beth Kurland Ph.D. on December 12, 2019 in The Well-Being Toolkit
Looking for a new way to manage holiday stress? These three steps can help!
By Hank Davis, Ph.D., Yana Hoffman, RP, C.C.D.C on December 12, 2019 in Try to See It My Way
Conflict can be dangerous to a relationship, not because we have differences but because we handle our upset in destructive ways.
By Tara Well Ph.D. on December 12, 2019 in The Clarity
How many have you read?
By Arthur Dobrin D.S.W. on December 12, 2019 in Am I Right?
It's probably not religion that makes people generous but being part of a community that you care about.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on December 12, 2019 in How To Do Life
What they should have taught you in school.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
A lot of today’s go-to diets emphasize protein and fat and minimize carbohydrates. But different eating plans combine these macronutrients in different ways.
By Marisa Franco Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in Platonic Love
It's possible to keep friendships alive, even when you're busy. These tips will show you how.
By Mark Matousek on December 11, 2019 in The Seekers Forum
The thirst for revenge is part of our survival repertoire as humans. It's time to get past this vestigial blood lust.
By Susan Heitler Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in Resolution, Not Conflict
Want to raise good kids? Avoid two harmful discipline techniques, and use instead four far more positive options.
By James Lake, MD on December 11, 2019 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Chronic stress and poor nutrition may significantly increase the risk of developing depressed mood.
By Teyhou Smyth Ph.D., LMFT on December 11, 2019 in Living with Finesse
Have you ever felt sad or depressed around then holidays or after a vacation?
By Joachim I Krueger Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in One Among Many
If we confront nihilism and understand why we reject it, we may have learned something.
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