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By Nick Tasler on February 22, 2019 in Strategic Thinking
Sure, that TED talk was inspiring. But how long will that burst of inspiration last? Surprising research may have some answers.
By Marianna Pogosyan Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in Between Cultures
Rather than it being a divine gift reserved for a special few, most of us can boost our charisma levels with the help of a few tricks. Start with how you speak.
By Christopher Dwyer Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in Thoughts on Thinking
Why are people cognitively lazy? Why do they fall prey to misinformation?
By David Ludden Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in Talking Apes
More than a one-night stand but less than a committed relationship, the booty call challenges traditional theories of human sexuality.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on February 23, 2019 in Living Single
Looking for talks that will affirm your love of single life? Show you singlism? Critique marriage? Here are some good ones.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 23, 2019 in How To Do Life
Getting past, "What did you do in school today?" "Nothing."
By Cami Rosso on February 22, 2019 in The Future Brain
MIT researchers created a new method to monitor neuron signals deep in a living brain noninvasively and published their findings today in "Nature Communications."
By David Evans on February 22, 2019 in Can’t We All Just Get Along?
5 things we can learn from Abraham Lincoln to help heal our Divided America
By Kathryn Haydon MSc on February 22, 2019 in Adventures in Divergent Thinking
What’s an obscure fact about you that you might share with the world to help us remember you and your brand?
By Carrie Barron M.D. on February 22, 2019 in The Creativity Cure
We are what we consume on our devices. A nutritious digital diet can make a difference for our health
By Thomas Henricks Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in The Pathways of Experience
There is a role for the activist self in the creation of the happy life. That challenge is to discover worthy attachments to the world.
By Randi Hutter Epstein M.D. on February 22, 2019 in Birth, Babies, and Beyond
A new play sheds light on a tragic chapter in medical history.
By Jill P. Weber Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in Having Sex, Wanting Intimacy
Some feelings can be so awful and intense that just having them in the first place creates anxiety. Here are 5 steps to coping with difficult emotions.
By Tia Powell MD on February 22, 2019 in Dementia Reimagined
Can we find ways of being happy—even with dementia?
By Erin Leonard Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in Peaceful Parenting
A parent who is never wrong in their relationship with a child may raise a child who is never wrong in their relationship with a parent.
By Devon Frye on February 22, 2019 in Brainstorm
Two new studies cast doubt on previously reported associations between digital technology use and adolescent mental health problems.
By Deborah L. Davis Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in Laugh, Cry, Live
What happens if grieving parents can’t “move on” after their baby dies? Let’s look at grief and adjustment, common concerns, and the kinds of support that truly benefit parents.
By Susan Newman Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in Singletons
More than a movement, #MeToo is a powerful entry point for discussing key principles with young and adolescent boys. Here are 14 lessons for your sons.
By Marika Lindholm Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in More Than Women’s Work
Too many of us moms are plagued by mom guilt. Here’s what we can do about it.
By Molly S. Castelloe Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in The Me in We
How a border wall fortifies a large group's identity.
By Theresa E DiDonato Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in Meet, Catch, and Keep
Would you want a smart speaker that could predict your relationship's stability?
By John-Manuel Andriote on February 22, 2019 in Stonewall Strong
An early and strong leader among black gay men, Reggie Williams showed how to draw from black history, gay pride, and even a "ghetto" upbringing to prevent HIV and resist stigma.
By Tom Bunn L.C.S.W. on February 22, 2019 in Conquer Fear Of Flying
Is it safe to fly on an airline when union-management strife is going on? The answer is likely yes, one expert argues.
By Amira Rezec Wegenek Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in Have You Ever Wondered...?
Recently, actress Mandy Moore shed light on an oft-hidden form of abuse. Could you or a loved one be in a similarly abusive relationship and not realize it?
By Susi Ferrarello Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in Lying on the Philosopher's Couch
What kind of love do you want to attract in your life?
By Sandro Galea M.D. on February 22, 2019 in Talking About Health
There are over 34 million unpaid caregivers in the US supporting someone with an illness or a disability. How do we safeguard the health of caregivers?
By Roni Beth Tower Ph.D., ABPP on February 22, 2019 in Life, Refracted
When we do not grow up with love, we need to learn it. Practicing curiosity, attention, compassion, and kindness makes loving oneself possible—and with it, loving others.
By Sue Scheff on February 22, 2019 in Shame Nation
A new study found that social connectedness may act as a protective buffer against the negative mental health effects of cyberbullying.
By Darby Saxbe Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in Home Base
There's no need to panic about a panic attack. Find out what steps to take, whether you've just experienced your first panic attack or your twelfth.
By Ann Gold Buscho Ph.D. on February 22, 2019 in A Better Divorce
A better divorce means you are still one family, under two roofs. This new approach offers support and expert guidance that helps families thrive.
By Travis Langley Ph.D. on February 21, 2019 in Beyond Heroes and Villains
What makes your laugh? Humor researchers examine various dimensions of what we find funny and how we use humor in our lives.
By Christa Santangelo Ph.D. on February 21, 2019 in Hope and Empowerment
3 key principles that resolve power struggles between parents and teens.
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