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By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on February 22, 2020 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Too many people with anxiety disorders stay away from the treatments that could help. What accounts for their reluctance to get the therapy they need?
By Russell Siler Jones Th.D., LCMHCS on February 21, 2020 in Spirit in Session
Wonder why mental health professionals need to be equipped to work with spirituality? Here are three good reasons.
By Blake Griffin Edwards LMFT on February 21, 2020 in Progress Notes
Sometimes couples do not take the necessary steps toward one another. They allow emotional infection to spread in spite of medicine they are fully capable of administering.
By Amber Cazzell, Ph.D on February 21, 2020 in Gray Areas
Judgments and rules of conduct act as moral traffic lights which mobilize large groups of people to do damage control when conflicts arise.
By Cami Rosso on February 22, 2020 in The Future Brain
Stanford-led AI research uses machine learning to reduce battery testing times by 98 percent.
By Iskra Fileva Ph.D. on February 22, 2020 in The Philosopher's Diaries
In James’ The Portrait of a Lady, the intelligent and noble Isabel Archer marries a conventional misogynist. It is clear to those who know her well that the man is a poor fit.
By David Ludden Ph.D. on February 22, 2020 in Talking Apes
Ruth Howard and Inez Prosser were two early pioneers in psychology who broke down barriers of both gender and race.
By Andrew Luttrell Ph.D. on February 22, 2020 in A Difference of Opinion
Regardless of what the policies actually are, liberals tend to support policies endorsed by Democrats, and conservatives tend to support policies endorsed by Republicans.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on February 22, 2020 in ExperiMentations
A new metaanalysis highlights potential approaches to overcoming trauma with resilience and posttraumtic growth.
By Elizabeth Cohen Ph.D. on February 22, 2020 in Divorce Course
Do you wonder how to tell people about your divorce? Do you worry about other people's responses to your news? Here are four tips on how to get the best support.
By Michele Weiner-Davis LCSW on February 22, 2020 in Divorce Busting
Trying to heal your marriage after an affair? Be cautious about the help you seek.
By Kristy Lee Hochenberger on February 22, 2020 in Love in the Age of Narcissism
Gaslighting is a popular tool for manipulators. Is it possible to break away from the pattern and reclaim your narrative?
By Christopher Bergland on February 22, 2020 in The Athlete's Way
Synchronized footsteps may be an underrated form of nonverbal communication. New research suggests that paired walkers with better first impressions tend to synchronize better.
By Roni Beth Tower Ph.D., ABPP on February 22, 2020 in Life, Refracted
Why do we visit museums? What impact can art have on our experience? How can we regulate our emotions so that the interest created by novelty does not evolve into exhaustion?
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on February 22, 2020 in Living Single
Three studies show that when people get emotional support, companionship, and personal growth outside of their romantic relationship, they think more about ending that relationship.
By Gillian Ragsdale Ph.D. on February 22, 2020 in Kith and Kin
Do confident parents feel less guilty, and can sacrificing work goals improve your kids’ behaviour?
By Neel Burton M.D. on February 22, 2020 in Hide and Seek
And how they are actually similar.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 22, 2020 in How To Do Life
My thoughts in response to clients' thorny issues.
By Martin Seif Ph.D. ABPP and Sally Winston Psy.D. on February 21, 2020 in Living with a Sticky Mind
Are you trapped in repetitive, unhelpful and anxiety-raising interactions with the people you love the most? Find out what causes this and how to free yourself.
By Kailey Spina Horan, Ph.D., LMHC on February 21, 2020 in The Reality of Gen Z
The cost of chronic sleep loss is more serious than you think.
By Erin Leonard Ph.D. on February 21, 2020 in Peaceful Parenting
A parent who is in tune with how a child feels and honors the feeling, yet upholds expectations and rules is a parent who empathizes instead of enables.
By Ellen Kirschman Ph.D. on February 21, 2020 in Cop Doc
If you're a cop or know one, the possibility of killing someone is part of the job. Here's what you need to know.
By Cami Rosso on February 21, 2020 in The Future Brain
Rice University researchers used state-of-the-art deep learning techniques to predict extreme weather events.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on February 21, 2020 in Stronger at the Broken Places
Mandy and Jared had been married for ten years. They had two children. Their sexual relationship had become predictable and boring...
By Jason Whiting Ph.D. on February 21, 2020 in Love, Lies and Conflict
Escaping violence isn’t easy, but research shows what helps survivors get free.
By Eric R. Maisel Ph.D. on February 21, 2020 in Rethinking Mental Health
The literature on the authoritarian personality makes a sharp distinction between authoritarian leaders and authoritarians followers. But does this distinction really hold water?
By Sarah Gingell Ph.D. on February 21, 2020 in What Works and Why?
New research confirms that even brief exposure to a poor 'Western diet' impairs hippocampal function in humans, making junk food itself more appealing.
By Emily Deans M.D. on February 21, 2020 in Evolutionary Psychiatry
Epidemics define modern human populations. We're facing a test now, and it's important to separate fear from facts.
By Emma Kelty-Stephen Ph.D. on February 21, 2020 in The Building Blocks of Language
Identifying a child’s first word can be an important and often-recited piece of family lore. But what is a word, after all?
By Alexander Danvers Ph.D. on February 21, 2020 in How Do You Know?
If you have ever had to believe in yourself when others around you doubted you, this one goes out to you. Find out how a scientist responds.
By Timothy R. Levine Ph.D. on February 21, 2020 in Lying and Deception
Troubling recent findings call the "verifiability approach" of deception detection into question.
By Stephen Ceci PhD on February 21, 2020 in Exploding Myths
What do you do when every letter says the job candidate is fabulous? Here's how to figure out what’s real in an inflated letter of recommendation.
By Arash Emamzadeh on February 21, 2020 in Finding a New Home
A recent study examines common reasons people hold a negative attitude toward foreigners and immigrants, especially refugees.
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