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By Jack Schafer Ph.D. on March 12, 2019 in Let Their Words Do the Talking
Determining a person's veracity is a combination of truthful and deception indecators.
By Scott A. Bonn Ph.D. on March 10, 2019 in Wicked Deeds
One of the great myths about murder is that the number of incidents is constantly on the rise in the U.S.
By Guy P. Harrison on March 09, 2019 in About Thinking
Don't fall for these unscientific claims about the theory of evolution
By Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S on March 04, 2019 in Love and Sex in the Digital Age
After an failed marriage, how one woman moved forward as a single mother with two small children.
By Bill Eddy LCSW, JD on March 02, 2019 in 5 Types of People Who Can Ruin Your Life
If an individual is a "con man," what patterns of behavior should we expect to see from them, or not?
By Robert Bartholomew Ph.D. on February 28, 2019 in It's Catching
The recent flareup of the "Momo suicide game" taps into parental fears.
By Joni E Johnston Psy.D. on February 28, 2019 in The Human Equation
Hate crimes hurt the victims, terrify similar others, and—sometimes—are met with skepticism, defensiveness, and doubt. So why would anyone make one up?
By Stanton E. Samenow Ph.D. on February 28, 2019 in Inside the Criminal Mind
What is habitual is not compulsive.
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on February 28, 2019 in Shadow Boxing
Predatory serial killers like Ted Bundy and Dennis Rader are natural actors because they've honed the process of living double. What's their secret?
By Stephanie A. Sarkis Ph.D. on February 19, 2019 in Here, There, and Everywhere
Part 3 of the difference between gaslighting and poor communication in a relationship. Think motive and intent.
By Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D. on February 15, 2019 in Liking the Child You Love
To get your adult child to avoid lying to you, the key is to change how you respond.
By Tim Leberecht on February 12, 2019 in The Romance of Work
Conventional wisdom states that sincerity and transparency are key to building trust. Not anymore.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on February 12, 2019 in Lifetime Connections
There's a big difference between lying to protect the feelings of another and lying about your feelings to protect yourself.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on February 11, 2019 in Lifetime Connections
Shame and guilt are warning signs that your behavior has either let you or someone else down. Shame, though, locks you in place, while guilt may propel you forward in a good way.
By Sam Louie MA, LMHC on February 11, 2019 in Minority Report
If you've been sexually betrayed, what does real recovery and healing look like? What are the words or phrases that should clue you in to entering into trust or more deception?
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on February 10, 2019 in Shadow Boxing
Predators like Ted Bundy are skilled an identifying opportunities to escape.
By Neel Burton M.D. on February 08, 2019 in Hide and Seek
The final installment in a new 10-part series on ego defenses. Sublimation is the channelling of uncomfortable feelings into socially condoned and often productive activities.
By Neel Burton M.D. on February 07, 2019 in Hide and Seek
The ninth installment in a new 10-part series on ego defenses. The ego defense of projection involves attributing one’s unacceptable thoughts and feelings to others.
By Neel Burton M.D. on February 06, 2019 in Hide and Seek
Dehumanization is not limited to thugs and rapists, but can also be deployed by decent, upstanding people.
By Neel Burton M.D. on February 05, 2019 in Hide and Seek
The seventh installment in a new 10-part series on ego defenses.
By Neel Burton M.D. on February 04, 2019 in Hide and Seek
The sixth in a new 10-part series on ego defenses. Reaction formation is the superficial adoption of ideas and impulses that are diametrically opposed to one’s own.
By Neel Burton M.D. on February 03, 2019 in Hide and Seek
The fifth installment in a new 10-part series on ego defenses.
By Neel Burton M.D. on February 02, 2019 in Hide and Seek
The fourth installment in a new 10-part series on ego defenses.
By Neel Burton M.D. on February 01, 2019 in Hide and Seek
The third installment in a new 10-part series on ego defenses.
By Julia Shaw Ph.D. on January 31, 2019 in Making Evil
It's about time we smash the stereotype that only men have interesting things to say about evil.
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