It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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By Pamela B. Rutledge Ph.D., M.B.A. on October 15, 2019 in Positively Media
Parental controls don’t teach good habits and critical thinking that are transferable. They should be viewed as training wheels until a kid finds his or her balance.
By Michael Reilly, MD, and Keon Parsa, MD on October 15, 2019 in Dissecting Plastic Surgery
Evidence suggests that facial rejuvenation may help address specific concerns about aging to improve psychological well-being.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on October 15, 2019 in In Practice
The roots of procrastination are more complex than you might guess.
By Michael Karson Ph.D., J.D. on October 14, 2019 in Feeling Our Way
Marital advice for a lovely couple.
By Arthur Dobrin D.S.W. on October 15, 2019 in Am I Right?
With more immigrants and refugees than ever before, how do we respond to those knocking at the door?
By Christine L. Carter Ph.D. on October 15, 2019 in Brave Over Perfect
What to do when your child may be addicted to drugs and alcohol.
By Randi Gunther Ph.D. on October 15, 2019 in Rediscovering Love
It is natural for people to want to control their lives and meet their personal needs, and most develop a variety of strategies to achieve those goals.
By Berit Brogaard D.M.Sci., Ph.D on October 15, 2019 in The Superhuman Mind
Are you a psychopath? If these eight characteristics ring true with you, you might have psychopathic tendencies.
By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D. on October 15, 2019 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
What can astrophysics teach us about leading organizational change?
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on October 15, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
People who always feel they have to be the “expert” can be irritating if not downright obnoxious. New research shows that narcissism drives their need to show what they know.
By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D. on October 15, 2019 in The Antidepressant Diet
A fundamental aspect of good mental health—eating healthfully—doesn't get the attention it deserves.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on October 15, 2019 in Lifetime Connections
There's a 4-word question that can help raise a partner's level of trust when it's asked with care, concern, and consistency.
By Ariel Gore on October 15, 2019 in Women and Happiness
Claiming the witch archetype is a means of self-empowerment.
By Jennifer Haupt on October 15, 2019 in One True Thing
Adrienne Brodeur's new memoir is a moving, masterful mother-daughter story about the secrets we keep and the pain we endure for love.
By Manuela Priesemuth Ph.D. on October 15, 2019 in In the Workplace
A new study reveals how abusive bosses hurt themselves—and what gets them to stop.
By Mark D. Griffiths Ph.D. on October 15, 2019 in In Excess
Over the last couple of years, there have been claims in the media that "comfort" can be addictive. This article takes a closer look at the evidence.
By Shoba Sreenivasan, Ph.D., and Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D. on October 15, 2019 in Emotional Nourishment
Can a quinoa, kale, avocado, and almond salad really boost your mood like good old comfort food?
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on October 15, 2019 in How To Do Life
Part of a series: Baby steps toward elusive attributes.
By Samantha Smithstein Psy.D. on October 14, 2019 in What The Wild Things Are
In the Torah, when Jonah was called to head east and be a prophet, instead of listening he fled in the opposite direction.
By Christopher J. Ferguson Ph.D. on October 14, 2019 in Checkpoints
Just in time for Halloween...could ghosts be real?
By Julie L. Hall on October 14, 2019 in The Narcissist in Your Life
Feel irredeemably damaged? Hopelessness about the future is a symptom of trauma that you don't have to settle for.
By Aditi Subramaniam, Ph.D. on October 14, 2019 in Parenting from a Neuroscience Perspective
Neuroscience researchers are beginning to explore the effects of spirituality on the brain. Here's what they are finding out.
By Cami Rosso on October 14, 2019 in The Future Brain
U.K. researchers developed a method to detect brain cancer from a blood biopsy using AI and infrared light spectroscopy.
By Michael Castleman M.A. on October 14, 2019 in All About Sex
The myth is that men don’t care if women have orgasms. Actually, men care a great deal.
By Elaine Birchall, MSW, RSW, and Suzanne Cronkwright on October 14, 2019 in Conquer the Clutter
Is it true that people who hoard can’t discard?
By John-Manuel Andriote on October 14, 2019 in Stonewall Strong
You can make the autumn of your life its most brilliant season yet, like my friend Steve did. Even while he was living with a brain tumor.
By Jennifer Haupt on October 14, 2019 in One True Thing
"My intent was ... just to scribble down short love letters to my sons, little messages in a bottle they might stumble across decades after my death."
By Jeff Tarrant, Ph.D., BCN on October 14, 2019 in Choosing Your Meditation Style
With so many meditation styles to choose from, how can you decide which is best to help you manage chronic stress and anxiety?
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on October 14, 2019 in How To Do Life
By Charles Johnston MD on October 14, 2019 in Cultural Psychiatry
There is a surprising key to rethinking gender: Recognizing that it has never been what we thought it was.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on October 14, 2019 in Think, Act, Be
Vigorous exercise is known to improve sleep for those with insomnia. A new study tested whether it improves the sleep of those who don't have sleep problems.
By Albert Rothenberg, M.D. on October 14, 2019 in Creative Explorations
Although inspiration appears to be a matter of psychological insight, the two phenomena differ radically in the literary creative process.
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on October 14, 2019 in Moral Landscapes
Journalist Johann Hari uncovers several potential ways to get your life back.
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