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By John F. Kelly Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in Addiction & Recovery 101
As a tidal wave of worry about opioid overdose engulfs the nation, what even larger tragedies have been swept out to sea?
By Cody Kommers on December 10, 2018 in A Friendly Interest
It's better. But only in certain cases.
By Nathan H. Lents, Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in Beastly Behavior
While a personal evaluation is required for a psychological diagnosis, an evolutionary analysis can be informative on this important question.
By Bruce Grierson on December 09, 2018 in The Carpe Diem Project
While climbing your mountain, are you going it solo or are you roped to someone else?
By Jonathan D. Raskin, Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in Making Meaning
We often try to persuade others by making them see the error of their ways. But making others wrong is rarely a successful strategy. What might we try instead?
By Christopher Mruk, Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in Authentic Self-Esteem and Well-Being
Have you ever wondered where to look for authentic self-esteem? Where does it come from? There are four sources of authentic self-esteem that can increase well-being.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in Living Single
New research shows that people who like their time alone have a very different profile of psychological health and well-being than people who spend time alone to avoid others.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on December 11, 2018 in ExperiMentations
New research provides surprising insights on how relationship conflict and couples satisfaction is influenced by personality.
By Peg Streep on December 11, 2018 in Tech Support
The holiday season can be difficult for many but estrangement from your family of origin is a special case.
By Christopher Bergland on December 11, 2018 in The Athlete's Way
What is the link between spiritual experiences and peak performance? New research offers fascinating clues on how "mystical" experiences in one field of expertise are transferable.
By Frank T. McAndrew Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in Out of the Ooze
The "Liking Gap" explains why you should feel upbeat after meeting new people.
By Francois Grosjean Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in Life as a Bilingual
Rachel Mairs, an incredibly multilingual classicist and archeologist, offers insights into her language learning and field work.
By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in In the Name of Love
When you marry your first and only lover, do you regret not having had more lovers? Does the quality of love overcome the pain of regret?
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in How To Do Life
Powerful tactics for inducing change.
By Teresa Gil Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in Breaking the Silence
Spirituality can be a pathway for healing from child abuse.
By Chris Palmer M.D. on December 10, 2018 in Advancing Psychiatry
Are you terrified to face your trauma history? New research says you should.
By John-Manuel Andriote on December 10, 2018 in Stonewall Strong
Dancing, and dance music, can lighten your mood, relieve anxiety, and even cut through the dark clouds of depression. Why do you think gay men love it?
By Elana Premack Sandler L.C.S.W., M.P.H on December 10, 2018 in Promoting Hope, Preventing Suicide
When we are looking at the way we feel, we may find that solutions that have worked for us in the past are no longer working. What else could we consider?
By Susan Biali M.D. on December 10, 2018 in Prescriptions for Life
Resentment is a red flag calling out for your attention. Here's what you can do to stop resentment from stealing your energy and your life.
By Lydia Denworth on December 10, 2018 in Brain Waves
Do you fear social media is getting in the way of time with friends and family? A new study examined how people spend their time when they log off. The results were surprising.
By James F. Zender Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in The New Normal
Trauma and hormones.
By D. B. Dillard-Wright Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in Boundless
Feeling stressed and depressed over the holidays? Take time out for self care.
By Paul Thagard Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in Hot Thought
You should change your goals when you realize that pursuing them does not contribute to satisfying your basic needs.
By Maureen Seaberg on December 10, 2018 in Sensorium
Dr. Story Musgrave, dean of American astronauts says synesthesia is key to his super-creativity...
By Jim Taylor Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in The Power of Prime
Another frequent message that I received from sport parents is that coaches are also complicit in the torrent of tears pouring out of young athletes after competitions these days.
By Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S on December 10, 2018 in Love and Sex in the Digital Age
The signs of cheating look different in every relationship, but there are some common threads that you can look for.
By Michael Woodward Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in Spotting Opportunity
Values and relationships at work: A lesson from Rex Tillerson
By Adi Jaffe Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in All About Addiction
As addiction continues to stymie treatment and prevention efforts, old-world approaches might hold the key to addressing the problems that might drive it.
By Amy Morin on December 10, 2018 in What Mentally Strong People Don't Do
Anyone can develop a mental illness. But these strategies can reduce the risk of mental health issues.
By Frank L. Smoll Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in Coaching and Parenting Young Athletes
The decision quit playing a sport is a complicated one, and it shouldn’t be taken lightly.
By Eva M. Krockow Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in Stretching Theory
Mental accounting is a common strategy to avoid overspending. But beware of common pitfalls - they can have quite the opposite effect!
By Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D. on December 10, 2018 in Brain and Behavior
This technique worked as well as conventional TMS.
By Richard Stephens Ph.D. on December 10, 2018 in Artists vs. Psychologists
New research finds flipping the bird is not equivalent to vocal swearing when it comes to pain relief
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