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 Tyler J. VanderWeele Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in Human Flourishing
Why we need to study health and not just disease and risk.
By Hara Estroff Marano on February 25, 2020 in Nation of Wimps
What America needs most right now is a diet to save democracy.
By Joel L. Young M.D. on February 25, 2020 in When Your Adult Child Breaks Your Heart
How to avoid common pitfalls when diagnosing and treating bipolar disorder.
By Noam Shpancer Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in Insight Therapy
Many of those who deal with anxiety disorders are not concerned chiefly with objects, events, or issues in the world. Rather, they fear the bodily symptoms of anxiety itself.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in Sleep Newzzz
Have you committed to a new healthy eating routine this year? Wondering how sleep can assist in making your healthful dietary choices easier to stick to and more effective?
By Patrick B. McGrath Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in Don't Try Harder, Try Different!
Like something? OCD can lead you to doubt that very quickly.
By Alexis Conason Psy.D. on February 25, 2020 in Eating Mindfully
We know that dieting is one of the strongest risk factors for binge eating disorder. So why are researchers recommending a diet as a potential treatment?
By Mira Brancu, Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in A New Look at Women's Leadership
How much of a leap should you take? How do you know which experiences will be the right ones? (Checklist included!)
By David Evans on February 25, 2020 in Can’t We All Just Get Along?
The best important ingredient to have for effective bridge-building.
By Meredith Resnick L.C.S.W. on February 25, 2020 in Adoption Stories
The pain of losing a pregnancy compounds exponentially when you are unseen.
By Gail F. Melson Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in Why the Wild Things Are
What are children and teens absorbing in this tumultuous political climate? A look at political socialization research may provide some clues.
By Stephen Camarata Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in The Intuitive Parent
New discoveries in hearing science and surgical techniques restore hearing and accelerate development in children born with severe to profound hearing loss.
By Scott G. Eberle Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in Play in Mind
Can play therapy overcome bad play?
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in Darwin's Subterranean World
Feces, vomit, worms, and maggots. Yes, these stimuli are universally found to be disgusting. From an evolutionary perspective, this is no accident. Meet the behavioral immune system.
By David W. Johnson Ed.D. on February 25, 2020 in Constructive Controversy
There is a great deal of talk about uniting our country without much specificity as to how it can be done. The secret is positive interdependence.
By Robert Weiss Ph.D., MSW on February 25, 2020 in Love and Sex in the Digital Age
The once clear line between sexual fidelity and cheating has, in many respects, gone blurry. One of the more common gray areas involved porn. Does porn qualify as cheating?
By Wallace B. Mendelson M.D. on February 25, 2020 in Psychiatry, a History
The first antidepressants resulted from observations of side effects of a tuberculosis drug—which itself was derived from rocket fuel. They changed the world's understanding of mental illness.
By Stephen V. Sobel M.D. on February 25, 2020 in Successful Psychiatry
Do antidepressants work? Are they effective for treating major depression? Skeptics tell us that they are not any better than placebos.
By Camille S. Johnson Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in It's All Relative
Can you be non-prejudiced yet still make decisions that reinforce the prejudices of others? Perhaps unsurprisingly, the answer is yes.
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in Evolution of the Self
There’s a vast difference between teaching children what’s crucial for them to learn and, however unintentionally, actually traumatizing them.
By Hilary Jacobs Hendel LCSW on February 25, 2020 in Emotion as Information
Is chronic boredom negatively affecting your life? Understanding the emotions and needs that underly boredom can provide vitality and relief.
By Rupert W Nacoste Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in A Quiet Revolution
For your child's sake, ask who their college is hiring to teach courses at this moment in time. Are those hired ready for a neo-diverse mix of students?
By Robert Enright Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in The Forgiving Life
When a relationship is worth saving, should we protect ourselves and just not care so much, in case it fails, or put love first and try to be of service to the other?
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Borderline personality disorder is marked by insecurity of self and relationships. New research shows how a disorganized attachment style may provide insight into its development.
By Ilene Strauss Cohen Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in Your Emotional Meter
Disney World is awesome for many reasons, but especially for teaching us lessons we can take into adulthood.
By Loren Soeiro, Ph.D. ABPP on February 25, 2020 in I Hear You
Misophonia is just beginning to be understood, but it can have serious effects on a sufferer's life and livelihood. Here's what we know, and what you can do about it.
By Christopher Bergland on February 25, 2020 in The Athlete's Way
Generosity and selfishness may have distinct neural signatures in the brain, according to a new study in monkeys by researchers at Yale University.
By Don A. Moore Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in Perfectly Confident
Why it's easy to be overconfident in our intuitions.
By Dinesh Sharma Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in Leaders in the Making
Democracies in the United States and India may shape power in the 21st century.
By Wayne Jonas M.D. on February 25, 2020 in How Healing Works
It is important to share with you, the patient, the guidance that I—and the entire integrative health community—offer physicians to aid them in our collective quest to help people heal.
By Paul Stoller Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in The Path to Well-Being
West Africans in Ghana, Niger, and Mali are often poor, but rich in life.
By Amy Morin on February 25, 2020 in What Mentally Strong People Don't Do
If you want to lift heavier objects, you need more physical strength. The same can be said for your mental muscles. These exercises build mental strength.
By Alison Escalante M.D. on February 25, 2020 in Shouldstorm
Do you worry you might miss an important detail about your child? That your child might be hurt by it? A simple method can relieve your fear.
By Melissa Burkley Ph.D. on February 25, 2020 in The Social Thinker
Think Alzheimer’s is only a memory disease? Think again. Recent discoveries linking Alzheimer’s and sleep problems has implications for diagnosis and treatment.
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