Life provides turning points of many kinds, but the most powerful of all may be character-revealing moments.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
The newest personality trait in town is one that has actually been around for decades. It's finally gaining renewed well-deserved interest from late-breaking research.
By Ilene Strauss Cohen Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in Your Emotional Meter
All of us have triggers that can lead us to overreact at times. If we know what those triggers are, we can learn to be more in control of ourselves when our buttons are pushed.
By Sonja Lyubomirsky Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in How of Happiness
New research suggests that happiness precedes and often leads to career success.
By Hara Estroff Marano on August 13, 2018 in Nation of Wimps
Dating is really an inside game, but most approach it from the outside-in. No wonder it makes many people so miserable. An interview with Ken Page, author of Deeper Dating.
By Gail F. Melson Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in Why the Wild Things Are
An estimated 80% of children first encounter death and permanent loss of a loved one when a pet dies. Yet, we know little about this experience.
By Georgia Witkin Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in The Chronicles of Infertility
Are movie stars the exception to the rule when it comes to fertility?
By Alice LoCicero Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in Paradigm Shift
Is APA Worth Saving?
By John Nosta on August 14, 2018 in The Digital Self
In a world defined by speed, it's ironic that business leader find the speed of technological change their biggest concern.
By Bob Rosen Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in Are You Aware?
The speed of change requires you to be constantly adapting, so get on the balcony to get a new perspective, then step back on the dance floor to put the plan into action.
By Lisa Firestone Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in Compassion Matters
We need to make emotional sense of our experience with our parents in order to be free to live our own lives.
By Kara M. Bellew on August 14, 2018 in Bringing Compassion to Matrimonial Law
For many divorcing couples, resolving custody can often be the most protracted part of the process–especially when one parent has a history of substance abuse dependency.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in Darwin's Subterranean World
The U.S has become increasingly polarized politically over time. Here are some data that show just how big the problem is—and what we can do about it.
By Michael S. Fenster M.D., FACC, FSCA&I, PEMBA on August 14, 2018 in You Are What You Eat
The low salt diet is as feckless as it is tasteless.
By Danielle Swimm LCPC on August 14, 2018 in Psychotherapy for Eating Disorders
Suffering from chronic health issues? Take a look at your relationship with food.
By Rosalind C. Barnett, Ph.D., and Caryl Rivers on August 14, 2018 in A Woman's Place
Are our ideas about men simply wrong-headed?
By Michael Karson Ph.D., J.D. on August 14, 2018 in Feeling Our Way
Successful treatments for addiction must have, broadly speaking, three components, aimed at broadening reinforcement, alleviating withdrawal if present, and tolerating extinction.
By William Stixrud, Ph.D. and Ned Johnson on August 14, 2018 in The Self-Driven Child
Can't see a clear path through college to adulthood? Gap years can help clear the view.
By Carol A. Lambert, MSW on August 14, 2018 in Mind Games
Feeling badly in an interaction? That feeling can help you protect yourself.
By American Psychoanalytic Association on August 14, 2018 in Psychoanalysis Unplugged
Talk therapy can help you and your children cope with negative emotions, but which one is best?
By Abigail Fagan on August 14, 2018 in Brainstorm
Representatives can implement policy to address the epidemic in their district.
By Jesse Marczyk Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Pop Psych
Students at private schools tend to do better academically than those at public schools. But this may have little to do with the school itself.
By Lee Alan Dugatkin Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in The Prince of Evolution
Siberian foxes help unravel the mysteries of domestication.
By Dawn Kingston Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in The Pregnant Pause
Many women think that if they struggle with depression or anxiety during pregnancy it will all go away when the baby is born. Recent studies tell us this just isn’t true.
By Susan Biali M.D. on August 13, 2018 in Prescriptions for Life
If you're struggling to lose weight and can't get your food habits under control, there's a good chance the problem isn't your willpower. It's your environment.
By William L. Mace Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Campus Confidential: Coping with College
Freedom and fear, even of death, cannot co-exist.
By Shireen Jeejeebhoy on August 13, 2018 in Concussion Is Brain Injury
Being in on the early days of brain biofeedback and audiovisual entrainment to treat brain injury required overcoming fear and doubt and managing heavy fatigue.
By Joseph H. Baskin M.D. on August 13, 2018 in Cell Block
How does a person suffering mania or psychosis receive treatment in prison?
By Scott G. Eberle Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Play in Mind
Why should I fear riding a Ferris wheel?
By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in The Teen Doctor
Worrying excessively with your college student is not helpful.
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in Evolution of the Self
It’s supremely ironic. Narcissists are notorious for ruthlessly exploiting others, yet they’re exceptionally vulnerable to being duped themselves.
By Eric S. Jannazzo Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in The Full Spectrum
When we keep having the same relationships again and again, we must learn to see ourselves.
By Adi Jaffe Ph.D. on August 13, 2018 in All About Addiction
In the fight for dominance between psychology and biology, the role of environmental influence on addiction often gets left behind. We're about to fix that.
By Kyle D. Pruett M.D. on August 13, 2018 in Once Upon a Child
New parents are often champions of nurture over nature. But what happens when a second child comes along who's wildly different from the first?