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By R. Douglas Fields Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in The New Brain
Is blaming fentanyl and the drug industry an effective way to address the root cause of the nation's opoid epidemic, or a desperate effort to find a quick fix?
By Beverly D. Flaxington on May 22, 2018 in Understand Other People
Four things you can say and do to show others you are there for them.
By Nathan H. Lents, Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Beastly Behavior
The key to all evolutionary innovation, and thus all human greatness, is the same thing that makes cancer so inevitable: mutations.
By Gwendolyn Seidman Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Close Encounters
There is no shortage of dating advice. Some some is misguided or flat out wrong. Find out what research says about some popular dating advice.
By Rita Watson MPH on May 22, 2018 in With Love and Gratitude
Despite the pain of recent school shootings, students are turning to activism as an act of love for young people, for the nation.
By David Miller on May 22, 2018 in The Human Side of Finance
Being overly generous can cause issues in more areas than one, including your finances. These are problems faced by the Giver, one of seven Avatars!
By Mike Brooks Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Tech Happy Life
Our screens provide us with so many benefits. One would think that they would increase our happiness substantially, but that doesn't seem to be the case. What's going on here?
By Bandy X. Lee M.D., M.Div. on May 22, 2018 in Psychiatry in Society
Mental health professionals have an ethical duty to bring attention to the psychological dangerousness that is increasingly transforming into societal dangerousness.
By Laura Markham Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids
The path to happiness requires you to accept and love yourself just the way you are, messy imperfections and all.
By Louise L. Hayes Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in The Flourishing Teen
What if the fear you carry is nested in ancient history? New perspectives on human history can help us understand how to nurture a kinder society for us and our young people.
By Peter Toohey Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Annals of the Emotions
Brad Necyk curates a photovoice exhibit from the Mathison Centre for Mental Health at the University of Calgary that shows the visual and audial experience of mental illness.
By David Sack M.D. on May 22, 2018 in Where Science Meets the Steps
Despite lessons from history, we could be headed for another amphetamine epidemic.
By Sherry Hamby Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in The Web of Violence
More self-awareness will help you on your path to being a better psychologist.
By Thomas Henricks Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in The Pathways of Experience
Those of us in the socially dominant groups must remind ourselves of our profound advantages. Some of those advantages, which we find unremarkable, are galling to others.
By Frances Kuffel on May 22, 2018 in What Fat Women Want
He wants me in his other-life, the one without the pretty girl and the gang of friends. He has played into my weakness until he hit my strength: I will not be an other-life.
By Paula J. Schwanenflugel, Ph.D., and Nancy Flanagan Knapp, Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Reading Minds
Although the effect of volunteer reading programs on children’s reading skills are relatively modest, they generally have some positive impact and are probably worth trying.
By Art Markman Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Ulterior Motives
At one level, narcissism shares a lot with self-esteem. Both narcissists and people with high self-esteem feel good about themselves and their accomplishments.
By Adi Jaffe Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in All About Addiction
We've all had negative thoughts in our lives, but when those thoughts are regular and targeted inward, things can get bad. Try these techniques for some quick relief that lasts.
By Joachim I Krueger Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in One Among Many
In market interaction, we are often smarter after the fact. Consider an enological example.
By Stanton E. Samenow Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Inside the Criminal Mind
His "blunder" was homicide
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Social Instincts
Scientists examine the British reality TV show "First Dates" for answers.
By John-Manuel Andriote on May 22, 2018 in Stonewall Strong
Stigma is a powerful deterrent to seeking proper mental health care. Rejecting it can open the door to new levels of healing.
By Mark Sherman Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Real Men Don't Write Blogs
Warren Farrell's overwhelming concern, and one absolutely captured in The Boy Crisis, is the best interests of the children.
By Judith E. Glaser on May 22, 2018 in Conversational Intelligence
Being rejected, expelled or suppressed has been one of the top three fight back themes in my life. Fear of rejection is hardwired into all of us...
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Comments you make to the people you care about can go too far if you’re not careful. New research shows how to let emotional intelligence be your guide to avoid crossing the line.
By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Feeling It
Some people seem old though they are young. Others are old but seem very young. What's their secret?
By Robert J King Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Hive Mind
Abortion: Who gets to decide who lives and dies? All of us, that's who.
By David Rosen on May 22, 2018 in Health 2.0
We often take our self-esteem for granted. Having a better understanding of its role in our lives can provide a gateway to an improved understanding of ourselves.
By Bruce Poulsen Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Reality Play
Our connection to one another through machines obscures our need for face to face conversation.
By Melissa Burkley Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in The Social Thinker
Want to boost your creativity? Learn seven science-backed techniques used by creative geniuses like Stephen King and John Steinbeck that will unlock your hidden muse.
By Robert Burriss Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Attraction, Evolved
Psychologists have analyzed the clothing color choices of men and women on a reality TV dating show.
By Danny Penman Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in Mindfulness in a Frantic World
Dissolve anxiety, stress and unhappiness. Enhance your mind and unleash your creativity with these simple breathing exercises.
By Michelle McQuaid on May 22, 2018 in From Functioning to Flourishing
Do you wish you could solve the world’s problems—or at least the problems of your workplace? What’s the best way to tackle them?
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