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By Sebastian Ocklenburg, Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in The Asymmetric Brain
Parents might not be happy if their kids pick up the drums, but a new study shows that playing the drums has a profound effect on the brain.
By Kimberly Key Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in Counseling Keys
The phenomenon of holiday stress takes a toll on health. Addiction, loneliness, depression, holiday heart syndrome, and death are all dangers.
By Michael F. Kay on December 11, 2019 in Financial Life Focus
Give yourself the gift of peace and contentment by making good decisions for yourself and your financial well-being.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on December 11, 2019 in Stronger at the Broken Places
The downside of doing what comes naturally.
By Hal Herzog Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in Animals and Us
The internet is rife with articles claiming that people who talk to their pets are smarter than people who do not. Is this a scientific fact or fake news?
By Andrew Luttrell Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in A Difference of Opinion
How quickly people are able to give their opinions says a lot about how influential those opinions are and how difficult they are to change.
By Anthony Tobia, M.D. on December 11, 2019 in Views Through the Psychiatrist’s Lens
Remember this classic tale of puppy love? Let's revisit and review now!
By Liliana J Lengua Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in Cultivating Resilience
Challenging behaviors from our children can stem from their temperament, and the best way to support them isn't always clear.
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in Evolution of the Self
The way you gain control over negative emotions isn’t by denying them, or battling them. It’s by grasping the frequently irrational beliefs that underlie them.
By The Learning and Implicit Processes Lab on December 11, 2019 in Spontaneous Thoughts
Implicit bias is often seen as a stable, unconscious force that is nearly impossible to change. What can we learn from recent research?
By Donald Altman on December 11, 2019 in Practical Mindfulness
Feeling ignored? Disconnected? You don't have to be a rock star to be noticed. Discover the secret to injecting a spark into any relationship.
By Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN on December 11, 2019 in Cravings
If changing your diet and getting more exercise hasn't helped you lose weight and keep it off, this new habit just might.
By Laura Betzig Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in The Political Animal
Sex in heaven has usually looked a little like sex on earth.
By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
Using crucible experiences to improve yourself.
By Darlene Lancer, JD, LMFT on December 11, 2019 in Toxic Relationships
Are you distrustful and assume the worst, or do you overtrust and get easily taken in? What’s the right way?
By Izzy Kalman on December 11, 2019 in Resilience to Bullying
Part 2: If the First Lady is to succeed in her mission to reduce bullying in schools, here is the radically different approach she needs to take.
By Michael Fontaine Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in Ancient Insights
It’s no accident that psychiatry resembles Greek mythology. Strange as it sounds, Greek mythology and psychiatry are tied at the hip.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in Social Instincts
New research quantifies the percentage of people who struggle to find romance.
By Bernardo Tirado, PMP on December 11, 2019 in Digital Leaders
Artificial Intelligence could be analyzing your video interviews.
By Jonathan Stevens, M.D., M.P.H. on December 11, 2019 in Mind Matters from Menninger
A renowned psychiatrist shares a story from the heart
By Mary Bates Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in Animal Minds
What can rats tell us about the evolution of empathy? Is it all about avoiding danger rather than helping others?
By Blake Griffin Edwards LMFT on December 11, 2019 in Progress Notes
Some differentiate “counseling” and “therapy"; others use the terms interchangeably. In most states, there is not a necessary distinction between the terms.
By Christopher Bergland on December 11, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
New research suggests that people of all generations tend to become less narcissistic with age.
By Alex Pattakos Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in The Meaningful Life
The unheard cry for meaning.
By Nootralize - Experience Engineering on December 11, 2019 in Engineering Cognitive Experience
Performance and well-being in the context of social interactions are deeply interconnected. These nootropics can enhance both.
By Chengwei Liu Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in Decisions Defined
Want to become an effective leader? Learn from Don Quixote.
By Jason Spendelow Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in Bravery in Bereavement
Are you anxious about talking to someone who has been bereaved? Some basic strategies can help.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in Emotional Fitness
When you’re working really hard on something you care about, your mind is free from trouble. You’re just too busy to fret.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on December 11, 2019 in How To Do Life
The tiny-tweak option may be the wisest.
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