What to know about what you don’t know you know. #1: Intuition is very efficient—if you don't overthink it.
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By Cassandra Vieten Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in Consciousness Matters
The research is clear: Competent clinicians need not, and should not, shy away from the religious and spiritual domains of their clients' lives.
By Neighborhood Psychiatry on January 19, 2020 in Psychiatry for the People
New research makes us question whether burnout is symptomatically different from depression, with implications for policy and practice.
By Paul Van Lange Ph.D. on January 18, 2020 in Social Animals
Many forms of prosocial behavior involve small things we do for other people. Are we calculating in our kindness, or is there is some automaticity to it?
By David Ludden Ph.D. on January 18, 2020 in Talking Apes
Men tend to look back on their former lovers favorably, while women are more likely to blame their exes for the end of the relationship.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on January 20, 2020 in In Practice
People who bash self-care fundamentally misunderstand it.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on January 20, 2020 in How To Do Life
Quotations plus yes-ands and yes-buts.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on January 19, 2020 in Stronger at the Broken Places
So, when you do finally get over your resistance talking about money, where do you begin?
By Karen Wu Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in The Modern Heart
Do attractive social media profiles pose a threat to committed relationships? A recent study suggests that this could be the case.
By Erin Leonard Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in Peaceful Parenting
Confidence is not narcissism. You may have a higher EQ than you think.
By Steven Schlozman M.D. on January 19, 2020 in Grand Rounds
My Kansas City Chiefs are Super Bowl bound. Why does it matter (at all)?
By Diane Dreher Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in Your Personal Renaissance
Who can you trust? Recent news shows how apps try to sell us security but research points to something more essential.
By Dona Matthews Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in Going Beyond Intelligence
In addition to its benefits for health and well-being, mindfulness can help you respond better to parenting challenges. Here’s a 5-step plan for getting started.
By Kristi Tackett-Newburg Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in Mentality Check
Are you struggling to take action on your goals? Learn how to transform your best intentions into reality.
By John Kim LMFT on January 19, 2020 in The Angry Therapist
Abuse isn't the only thing that can make love unhealthy.
By Michael Alcee Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in Live Life Creatively
Have you been for treatment for OCD and felt something was missing? A new understanding of OCD can set you free and spur your creative fire again.
By Andrew Luttrell Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in A Difference of Opinion
Pundits talk a lot about "liberal" and "conservative" views, but do people actually organize their opinions this way? National surveys probe the role of ideology in everyday life.
By Michael D. Matthews Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in Head Strong
Engineering psychology is an emerging discipline with wide applicability both in military and civilian contexts.
By Karin Sternberg, Ph.D., and Robert J. Sternberg, Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in Successful Intelligence
College and university admissions tests fail to measure the skills they should measure, and need to measure.
By Susan Heitler Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in Resolution, Not Conflict
These principles can help you stay sane in bad circumstances, including parental alienation.
By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in The Moment of Youth
New research shows the changing attitudes of American youth, especially those whose lives intersect with inequality, racism, and discrimination.
By Stephanie A. Sarkis Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in Here, There, and Everywhere
Journaling is a scientifically proven way of improving your mind and your body. Learn some of the basics to achieve improved well-being.
By Lindsay B. Jernigan Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in License to Shine
Are you lonely in your relationship, but unsure whether the connection you crave is realistic?
By Noam Shpancer Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in Insight Therapy
Loneliness is considered a symptom, not a formal diagnosable disorder, but given its complexity, prevalence, and adverse consequences, a rethinking may be in order.
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in Shadow Boxing
When a serial killer leaves prison, we're understandably nervous about their future behavior. Can we predict what they'll do?
By Elaine N. Aron Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in The Highly Sensitive Person
Self-care is good for everyone, but especially for highly sensitive people. Learn a vital self-care practice to reduce burnout and overstimulation.
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in Moral Landscapes
When our acting from privilege is called out, it insults our self-image of goodness. Who, me?
By Christopher Bergland on January 19, 2020 in The Athlete's Way
Being inauthentic at work can take a heavy psychological toll and diminish your odds of long-term career success, according to new research.
By Gregg R. Murray Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in Caveman Politics
One of the hottest topics in politics is polarization. Humans and non-human animals share many behaviors, including splitting into competing groups.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in Animal Emotions
A consideration of geese-human conflicts has wide-ranging importance for the ways such encounters are managed. All voices must be heard.
By Brendan Kelly, M.D., Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in Psychiatry and Society
Anorexia nervosa is a challenging but treatable disorder. Prompt diagnosis, focused therapy, and realistic dietary support help produce sustained recovery.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on January 19, 2020 in How To Do Life
Quotations plus yes-buts and yes-ands.
By Isadora Alman MFT, CST on January 18, 2020 in Sex & Sociability
When one partner breaks trust and cheats, does it have to mean the end of the relationship? Is it possible to recover from such a blow?
By Carolyn Roy-Bornstein M.D. on January 18, 2020 in Last Stop on the Struggle Bus
How family cohesion in adolescence promotes better mental health in adulthood.
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