Loneliness is a complex problem of epidemic proportions, affecting millions from all walks of life.
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By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on March 12, 2018 in Living Single
If you are a student of psychology, you have a lot to be proud of. Here are six ways your training in psychology serves you well—and other people, too.
By Nathan A Heflick Ph.D. on December 31, 2017 in The Big Questions
Story after story was shared in which music had changed people's lives in meaningful ways, helping people not just to survive but to live.
By Nancy Darling Ph.D. on October 28, 2017 in Thinking About Kids
Even the titles we use to recruit participants can turn some people off. We need to do better or we'll continue to have WEIRD samples.
By Sean Grover L.C.S.W. on September 29, 2017 in When Kids Call the Shots
Do you have these five personality traits?
By Kyle D Killian Ph.D., LMFT on March 16, 2018 in Intersections
Trained, educated, and licensed to diagnose pathology, but feeling gagged or muffled in the current political climate?
By Cathy Malchiodi PhD, LPCC, LPAT, ATR-BC, REAT on March 15, 2018 in Arts and Health
Stephen Colbert attends an "art therapy session," sketches his feelings and lampoons the field on the venerable The Late Show.
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on March 15, 2018 in Head of the Class
Are you interested in learning about psychology outside the classroom? Consider attending a psychology conference.
By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. on March 15, 2018 in The Ethical Professor
When people stop thinking too soon, they are more prone to learn less, make bad ethical decisions, teach badly, and experience a myriad of other bad outcomes.
By Emily Green Psy.D. on March 11, 2018 in There Is Always Another Part
How one author's words led me to an insight which continues to shape both my personal and professional lives.
By Tara Well Ph.D. on March 07, 2018 in The Clarity
Wondering how to get from here to there? Here are 5 strategies to get mentors on your team.
By David A. Rosenbaum Ph.D. on March 05, 2018 in Perception and Performance
Should research psychologists say they are psychologists?
By Thomas Hills Ph.D. on March 01, 2018 in Statistical Life
Interviewing is something people can learn how to do. Having given and received hundreds of interviews, I've tried to summarize my experience in 10 simple tips. Good luck.
By Gemima St. Louis Ph.D. on February 28, 2018 in Mind Matters
As Black History Month ends, we must recommit our efforts to recruit and train more individuals from racial/ethnic minority backgrounds to build a powerful mental health workforce.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 23, 2018 in How To Do Life
What I do as a career coach.
By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. on February 19, 2018 in The Ethical Professor
Here's a case to ponder of a difficult interaction between a professor and student. See what you think.
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on February 12, 2018 in Head of the Class
A well-chosen minor in college can actually enrich a major, but how do you choose one? And if you do, is psychology a good choice?
By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. on January 15, 2018 in The Ethical Professor
Sternberg wrote: "My entire future trajectory changed, as a result of just one teacher."
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on January 14, 2018 in Head of the Class
Do all psychologists have training in therapy? What degrees do psychologists have?
By Tchiki Davis, Ph.D. on December 12, 2017 in Click Here for Happiness
Look no further: It's time to discover your life purpose.
By Robert N. McCauley Ph.D. on December 11, 2017 in Why Religion Is Natural and Science Is Not
Low impact, vanity e-journals flood the inboxes of academic scientists every day with flattering emails in search of new articles to publish for a fee.
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on December 07, 2017 in Head of the Class
Can a low-stakes interview help psychology majors prepare for post-graduate life?
By Jonathan Golding, Ph.D. and Anne Lippert, PhD on December 05, 2017 in Careers in Psych
Explore the opportunities of the helping relationship. See if a career in mental health is right for you.
By Cathy Malchiodi PhD, LPCC, LPAT, ATR-BC, REAT on November 28, 2017 in Arts and Health
Sometimes a spotlight illuminates; at other times, it blinds. Art therapists are experiencing both through a White House spotlight called "Healing with the HeArt."
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on November 24, 2017 in Darwin's Subterranean World
Many aspects of human psychology that are consistently difficult for students to understand. Here is a list of 10 for starters.
By Cami Rosso on November 16, 2017 in The Future Brain
In a future where artificial intelligence (AI) is ubiquitous, psychology will help people cope with the uncertainty and change.
By Robert Dingman Ed.D. on November 09, 2017 in Mind Matters
Veterans are not damaged goods but rather individuals with a capacity to become exceptional healers
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on November 07, 2017 in Head of the Class
Advice that should be shared with college students everywhere on what to do as the semester or quarter winds down.
By Jonathan Golding, Ph.D. and Anne Lippert, PhD on November 06, 2017 in Careers in Psych
Diseases prevalent in the elderly often affect psychological and physical health. Geriatric psychology helps to address both for an integrative treatment approach.
By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. on November 03, 2017 in The Ethical Professor
How do we know that some journals are fake? One way to provide evidence would be to gather empirical data and that's just what several researchers did.
By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. on October 30, 2017 in The Ethical Professor
Now is the time to bolster motivation by reminding myself of some important virtues.
By Thomas G. Plante Ph.D., ABPP on October 23, 2017 in Do the Right Thing
The recent Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal has highlighted how powerful and influential men can egregiously exploit young women in any field, even psychology.
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on October 15, 2017 in Head of the Class
Choosing any college major, including psychology, is a big step. What do you need to know or think about before making your choice?
By Jonathan Golding, Ph.D. and Anne Lippert, PhD on October 12, 2017 in Careers in Psych
Direct care work is not necessarily easy, but they payoff is large.
By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D. on October 03, 2017 in Feeling It
Everyone has a book in them - but not everyone knows how to get it out. We have misconceptions about what it takes. Here are 3 essential secrets to making it happen.
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