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By Debra Meyerson Ph.D. on June 24, 2019 in Stroke Recovery, a Search for New Identities
A severe stroke in 2010 robbed me of all speech, and after a year of intensive therapy, my own name still gave me trouble.
By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D. on June 24, 2019 in Don't Delay
Not able to get stuff done? Procrastinating? Finding more meaning in your tasks and life may help you get going.
By Kevin Bennett Ph.D. on June 24, 2019 in Modern Minds
Is the constant storm of newly manufactured artificial things getting you down? Demographers say population growth is part of the problem, but maybe psychology can fix it.
By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D. on June 24, 2019 in Surviving (Your Child's) Adolescence
Managing to stay caringly and communicatively connected as adolescence redefines their relationship is what parent and teenager need to do
By Joe Navarro M.A. on June 24, 2019 in Spycatcher
Here are two behaviors noticeable at a distance that say something is wrong.
By Rick Hanson Ph.D. on June 24, 2019 in Your Wise Brain
Though fast and efficient, this process has lots of problems. As our ancestors evolved, rapid sorting of friend or foe was very useful—but is it still?
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on June 24, 2019 in Why Bad Looks Good
Love chocolate but think its not on your diet? Think again. In fact, it might even help you lose weight . . . if you eat the right kind.
By Bobby Azarian Ph.D. on June 24, 2019 in Mind In The Machine
Research suggests that the president is more intuitive than analytical.
By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on June 24, 2019 in Evidence-Based Living
Having a sense of purpose—knowing what drives you to do what you do—is an important component of overall well-being.
By Mel Schwartz L.C.S.W. on June 24, 2019 in A Shift of Mind
If you feel weary of the negativity in your relationship, you might want to look at how acclimated we get to sharing criticism, and how rarely we offer praise to each other.
By Scott A. McGreal MSc. on June 24, 2019 in Unique—Like Everybody Else
The so-called "dark triad" traits may have mixed effects for the quality of a person's sexual life
By Martin Graff Ph.D. on June 24, 2019 in Love, Digitally
When viewed around other attractive people, will we be judged as less attractive by comparison? Males are perceived as being more attractive when seen with attractive females.
By Christopher Bergland on June 24, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
HIIT workouts offer the best bang for the buck, but they can also feel unpleasant. The good news: A recent study found that choosing the right music can make HIIT more pleasurable.
By Thomas Lickona, Ph.D. on June 24, 2019 in Raising Kind Kids
Failing to give children family responsibilities, being a "friend" instead of an authority figure, and letting the culture raise your kids are 3 avoidable parenting errors.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on June 23, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
Is 4:00 am the new 6:00am? I’ll let you decide … and I’ll share the results of a sleep makeover I did for a journalist later in this article.
By Alexander Danvers Ph.D. on June 23, 2019 in How Do You Know?
New research examines changes in social psychology research since the Credibility Revolution started. Have we lost something by implementing proposed reforms?
By Karen Wu Ph.D. on June 23, 2019 in The Modern Heart
Has anyone ever told you that you were being too sensitive? It turns out that your pain is real.
By Lee Jussim Ph.D. on June 23, 2019 in Rabble Rouser
There are more studies showing scientists are egalitarian or favor women in peer review. But the studies finding bias AGAINST women get disproportionate scientific attention.
By Joseph H. Baskin M.D. on June 23, 2019 in Cell Block
Is it worth being open these days?
By Joachim I Krueger Ph.D. on June 23, 2019 in One Among Many
Theories of happiness abound. Epicureanism is simple, sane, and sustainable. Practice it and leave the fancy concepts to the academics.
By Emily T. Troscianko on June 23, 2019 in A Hunger Artist
I describe eight forms of stress response and map out how they can change from anorexia to recovery and post-recovery.
By Michael Alcee Ph.D. on June 23, 2019 in Live Life Creatively
Having trouble balancing your smartphone use? You're not alone.
By David C. Strubler Ph.D. on June 23, 2019 in Doesn't Get Any Better
Beat isolation, addiction, anxiety, and depression. Make your own new Declaration of Interdependence.
By Veronika Tait Ph.D. on June 23, 2019 in Pulling Through
I find it uncomfortable to bask in the comfort of my blessings, expanding my gratitude, while idly watching others unjustly suffer. What has gratitude compelled you to do?
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on June 23, 2019 in How To Do Life
Our definition of the good life may have to change.
By Bobby Azarian Ph.D. on June 23, 2019 in Mind In The Machine
A study of Alzheimer's patients suggests that what makes you "you" in the eyes of others is your moral character, not your cognitive ability or the knowledge you possess.
By Berit Brogaard D.M.Sci., Ph.D on June 23, 2019 in The Mysteries of Love
The vulnerable narcissist is far more susceptible to feeling hurt by external feedback than the grandiose narcissist, and is therefore far more prone to be hateful toward others.
By Diana Raab Ph.D. on June 23, 2019 in The Empowerment Diary
Do you feel as if you want more eureka moments? Sometimes they arrive spontaneously, but other times they can be inspired by following a few simple suggestions.
By Hannah Rose LCPC on June 23, 2019 in Working Through Shame
The most detrimental symptom of rejection is the almost inevitable phenomenon of decreased self-worth.
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