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By Amy Summerville Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Multiple Choice
Do you feel like you're less social, less responsible, or less successful than other people? New research suggests you're not alone, and offers ways to fight this feeling.
By Emily Deans M.D. on March 21, 2019 in Evolutionary Psychiatry
It's not necessarily in the microbes themselves, but in what they make.
By Anthony C. Lopez Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Evolutionary Politics
Neuroscientists are moving closer to an understanding of how aggression works. Can they turn it off for us? Should they try?
By Nancy Freeborne DrPH on March 20, 2019 in The Power of Community
Our research shows that older women who claim they have supportive friends and family are likely to live longer.
By Leah Royden on March 22, 2019 in The Mourning After
The Christchurch mosque shootings rocked New Zealand with a raw, numb, disorienting sense of horror. It's still all we can talk about - but will talking help?
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in In Practice
How to get back on track after an argument with your partner.
By Blake Griffin Edwards on March 21, 2019 in Progress Notes
The research on rage has indicated mistakes to avoid when your feathers are ruffled. What's your style?
By Sanjiv Chopra, MD and Gina Vild on March 21, 2019 in Your Life’s Purpose
Does living online get a bad rap?
By Ezequiel Morsella Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Consciousness and the Brain
Here's a 10-page primer regarding consciousness and the brain.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Darwin's Subterranean World
In 1976, Richard Dawkins introduced the concept of meme as a novel contribution to our understanding of life on earth. For various reasons, we cannot let Generation Z own one.
By Reid K Hester Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Significant Impact
Concerned about that a friend or loved one is an alcoholic?
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Never Binge Again
If you stick to your diet all day only to "lose it" in the evening you might want to try this unusual procedure.
By Anna Akbari Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Startup Your Life
A two-part formula for finding and living your purpose.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
You’ve probably heard about CBD being used to treat sleep, anxiety, and a whole host of ailments. Maybe you’re using it yourself. Here's how it can help...
By Art Markman Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Ulterior Motives
For most experiences in life, no matter how good it makes you feel the first time it happens, it feels less good the more you experience it. Not so for giving.
By Susan Avery Stewart Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in The Gift of Aging
With age, we become men and women of all seasons—old and young and in between.
By Douglas T. Kenrick Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Sex, Murder, and the Meaning of Life
Embodied cognition researcher Art Glenberg explains what the discovery of mirror neurons teaches us about human nature.
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on March 21, 2019 in Ambigamy
Playing with words can help you work with words to better understand human behavior.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Emotional Fitness
Whenever you think life has taken away something good, reach out and make your loved ones smile.
By Chris Barrington-Leigh Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in The Economics of Happiness
Can Gross National Happiness ultimately win over economic growth?
By Kyle D Killian Ph.D., LMFT on March 21, 2019 in Intersections
What does it mean when some males down-vote a feminist superheroine movie they haven't seen and see a confident and powerful woman as "smug"? We've got work to do.
By Michele Ybarra MPH, Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Connected
There is an increased presence of e-cigarette companies on social media. Some researchers suggest that higher youth vaping rates are, in part, attributable to social media.
By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in The Human Beast
Much of the research ignores the possibility that alcohol has health benefits. Such benefits appear to be enjoyed mainly by the affluent.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on March 21, 2019 in Stronger at the Broken Places
We are attracted to another who is quite different from us. Some deep, wise natural knowing draws us to someone who is strong and developed in ways we are not.
By Michael W. Austin Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Ethics for Everyone
True healing begins when physicians allow patients to move them emotionally.
By Christopher Bergland on March 21, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
Self-produced cannabis (also known as "endocannabinoids") facilitates runner's high and drives intrinsic motivation to exercise regularly, according to a growing body of research.
By Paula J. Schwanenflugel, Ph.D., and Nancy Flanagan Knapp, Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Reading Minds
How can someone with a curious mind and a singular mission can make a unique and personal difference for children’s literacy in her own community?
By Elise M. Howard M.A. on March 21, 2019 in A Parent’s Guide to Children’s Therapy
You've heard of resident doctors, but an intern counselor? Here are some things to consider if your child's therapist is a student, too.
By Robert T Muller Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Talking About Trauma
The cycle of breathlessness and mental health difficulties
By Tara Thiagarajan Ph.D., and Jennifer J. Newson Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in 7 Billion Brains
Eating for Smarts: Key diet changes could improve cognition, especially in children.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Hope + Resilience
In this interview, Dr. Anita Chandra and Dr. Joie Acosta of the RAND Corporation share how their research and project experience can help build more resilient communities.
By Ramani Durvasula, Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in A Guide to Better Relationships
The college admissions scandal, though it names only 50 defendants, is a trope for what our world has become – education as a brand, and success at any cost.
By Mary Bates Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Animal Minds
Whip spiders are arachnids that walk on six legs—the other two are sensory structures that they use to smell their way back home.
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