It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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By Wayne Jonas M.D. on October 14, 2019 in How Healing Works
Sometimes, knowing how to talk with your doctor can make all the difference.
By Eric R. Maisel Ph.D. on October 14, 2019 in Rethinking Mental Health
Millions of people want to do something in a daily way—write their novel, practice their yoga, build their home business—but can't seem to make that work. Here's what to try!
By Sharon Hewitt Rawlette Ph.D. on October 14, 2019 in Mysteries of Consciousness
The qualities of conscious experience show that the universe contains vastly more than what's accessible to physics.
By Darlene Lancer, JD, LMFT on October 14, 2019 in Toxic Relationships
Power enables us to have a sense of control, to have choices, and to influence our environment and others. Abuse can rob us of our power, but we can regain it and restore balance.
By Katie Willard Virant MSW, JD, LCSW on October 14, 2019 in Chronically Me
Social pressure can drive people living with chronic illness to appear more well than they feel, negating their authenticity.
By David Ludden Ph.D. on October 14, 2019 in Talking Apes
An open attitude toward cultural difference and a willingness to compromise are the keys to a happy marriage.
By Michael Mascolo Ph.D. on October 14, 2019 in Values Matter
A lesson in how to live an authentic life through what matters most.
By Rick Hanson Ph.D. on October 14, 2019 in Your Wise Brain
Try to take in the good of feeling cared about; recognize good virtues in your acts of thought, word, and deed.
By Jessica M Alleva Ph.D. on October 14, 2019 in Mind Your Body
New research reveals how thinking about what your body can do, and not how it looks, can lead to very different kinds of thoughts.
By Tara Swart M.D. on October 14, 2019 in Faith in Science
Its logical and emotional elements
By Renee Engeln Ph.D. on October 14, 2019 in Beauty Sick
A new study finds that a majority of pregnant women report being shamed for weight gain. This can lead to stress, depression, and maladaptive eating.
By Hilary Jacobs Hendel LCSW on October 14, 2019 in Emotion as Information
After practicing psychotherapy for several years, disgust emerged as an important emotion for healing trauma from physical, verbal, and sexual abuse.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on October 14, 2019 in Animal Emotions
An interview with Rick McIntyre, author of one of the most detailed accounts of wolf behavior and the social dynamics within and between packs.
By Alisa Crossfield Ph.D. on October 14, 2019 in Emotionally Healthy Teens
Do you worry about whether to let your adolescents make their own decisions?
By Ann Gold Buscho Ph.D. on October 14, 2019 in A Better Divorce
A pop song captures the pain of divorce and the wisdom of one father's words to his son.
By Susan Schneider Ph.D. on October 13, 2019 in Artificial You
A philosopher weighs in.
By Nancy Darling Ph.D. on October 13, 2019 in Thinking About Kids
Some of the most puzzling aspects of chronic pain—how you can be laughing one minute and prostrate in agony the next—can be explained by the role of the amygdala.
By Noam Shpancer Ph.D. on October 13, 2019 in Insight Therapy
Gary Gulman’s recent HBO special ‘The Great Depresh’ offers an insightful, sincere, poignant, and very funny look at Major Depression.
By Christina Pierpaoli Parker on October 13, 2019 in Eng(aging)
Five reasons why the number of ZZZs you get (or don't) can add inches to your waistline.
By The Learning and Implicit Processes Lab on October 13, 2019 in Spontaneous Thoughts
Our thoughts, feelings, and actions can be influenced by social cues even when we do not want to be influenced. Implicit bias, as a behavioral phenomenon, is and will remain real.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on October 13, 2019 in ExperiMentations
Research from the Kinsey Institute on coercive and consensual, unwanted sex.
By Eyal Winter Ph.D. on October 13, 2019 in Feeling Smart
I know that she knows that I know that she knows that I am not being truthful.
By Audrey Nelson Ph.D. on October 13, 2019 in He Speaks, She Speaks
Many organizations are challenging federal guidelines and attempting to make the workplace not only female friendly but family friendly.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on October 13, 2019 in Fixing Families
While we associate stoicism with a stiff-upper-lip attitude towards life, its principles actually have much in common with today's cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness.
By Steven Stosny, Ph.D. on October 13, 2019 in Anger in the Age of Entitlement
Habits are processed thousands of times faster than intentional behavior; the only way to change an entrenched one is to develop an incompatible one.
By Assael Romanelli Ph.D. on October 13, 2019 in The Other Side of Relationships
Do you find yourself "saving the day" in your relationship? Feeling responsible for your partner’s happiness and well-being? Here are some steps to changing that dynamic.
By David C. Strubler Ph.D. on October 13, 2019 in Doesn't Get Any Better
It’s time to leave narcissistic abuse behind.
By Mary C. Lamia Ph.D. on October 12, 2019 in Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings
Secrets may become ambivalently held, where the wish to hide coexists with an urgency to seek relief and connect with others by revealing information.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on October 12, 2019 in Animal Emotions
A large, comparative database clearly shows that dogs experience a wide range of personalities and rich and deep emotions that aren't merely "a lesser form relegated to affect."
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