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 Todd B. Kashdan Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Curious?
There are problematic sociological trends, including a generational increase in anxiety, conflict, and conflict aversion.
By Guy Winch Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in The Squeaky Wheel
If you and your partner go to bed at different times, you should probably consider these 10 questions.
By Mariana Bockarova Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Romantically Attached
This common piece of advice isn't for everyone, or every situation.
By Samoon Ahmad M.D. on September 17, 2019 in Balanced
As September is National Suicide Prevention Month, it seems appropriate to discuss how one can help prevent suicide on campus.
By Laura Markham Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids
Notice what your words and actions are actually modeling, and teaching, your child. Are those the lessons you want to teach?
By Dona Matthews Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Going Beyond Intelligence
It’s easier than you might think to find a good school for your child. These suggestions can help you grapple with this agonizing decision.
By Donna Fish L.C.S.W-R on September 18, 2019 in Real Food for Real Life
Are you caught up in the frenzy and worry about how best to feed your child?
By Diane McIntosh MD, FRCPC on September 18, 2019 in Psyched Up
Epigenetics is the interface between nature and nurture. Childhood trauma can provoke epigenetic changes with serious long-term consequences.
By Peg O'Connor Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Philosophy Stirred, Not Shaken
How do people embody hospitality in the context of institutional cruelty?
By Eugene Rubin M.D., Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Demystifying Psychiatry
A recent study provides evidence that anorexia nervosa is both a psychiatric and metabolic disorder.
By Lisa Firestone Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Compassion Matters
With social media as a potential facilitator, what are the other factors, psychological processes, and cognitive influences leading Millenials to feel lonelier?
By Hank Davis, Ph.D., Yana Hoffman, RP, C.C.D.C on September 18, 2019 in Try to See It My Way
We need to be open with our feelings to truly communicate, but conflict can squash vulnerability.
By Wilma Koutstaal Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Our Innovating Minds
Part 1: Bringing more play into the study of play.
By Neel Burton M.D. on September 18, 2019 in Hide and Seek
The psychology and philosophy of Batman’s Joker.
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Evolution of the Self
Think about it: Do you really need to take exception to another’s contrasting viewpoint in order to affirm your own as valid, worthy, or justified?
By Judy Willis M.D., M.Ed. on September 18, 2019 in Radical Teaching
High-stakes standardized tests are not good for kids' brains, and their stressed brains are not good for taking these tests.
By Lawrence R. Samuel Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Psychology Yesterday
Over the decades, marketers have appropriated love as a device by which to package their own stories.
By Lucia F. O'Sullivan Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in At First Blush
Porn gets a bad rap, but some couples benefit from including it into their sex lives.
By Michael Gurian on September 18, 2019 in The Minds of Boys and Girls
As parents, we feel like we've given up our power in the face of cultural forces, but we must take it back on social media. The science supports us.
By Donald Altman on September 18, 2019 in Practical Mindfulness
Burned out? Running on empty? Let compassion revitalize your home and workplace.
By Jamie Krenn Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Screen Time
Afterschool TV may not be so terrible: Research shows that children can learn and feel “friendship” from familiar characters.
By Ellyn Kaschak Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in She Comes a Long Way, Baby
From gender and body shaming to its use in national politics, shame is psychologically and culturally present today.
By Jane Greer Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Shrink Wrap
It’s easy for co-workers to become attracted to each other. So much time is spent in the office, it's a place where personal bonds can be readily formed.
By Beth Kurland Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in The Well-Being Toolkit
If you are tired of negativity, here is an uplifting story and some practical tips for cultivating compassion.
By Jane Adams Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Between the Lines
A recent study has implications not just for parents and their kids but the whole concept of the gifted child.
By Imi Lo on September 18, 2019 in Living with Emotional Intensity
If you have Quiet BPD, rather than act out, you act in. You do not show your inner turmoil, but direct the anger, hate, and blame toward yourself.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Emotional Fitness
Being alone in your own head can be a little disquieting.
By Peter Gray Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Freedom to Learn
Here's to all the Ruby Lous of the world and my fervent wish that we re-create a world where Ruby Lous can do what they are designed to do--play, explore, be brave, be free.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in How To Do Life
Counseling techniques plus lessons in leadership.
By Eglantine Julle-Daniere on September 18, 2019 in Talking Emotion
Emotions can be communicated with the face, but do we all make the same face?
By Aditi Subramaniam, Ph.D. on September 18, 2019 in Parenting from a Neuroscience Perspective
My toddler's giggles got me curious about humor and its evolutionary basis.
By Allison Abrams, LCSW-R on September 17, 2019 in Nurturing Self-Compassion
Whether you are struggling with seasonal-related depression or a less severe case of “the blues,” here are some ways to cope.
By Liz Matheis Ph.D. on September 17, 2019 in Special Matters
Try a different way of parenting.
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