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By Noam Shpancer Ph.D. on June 07, 2019 in Insight Therapy
Daycare is a part of life for most American children. Unfortunately, the current state of American daycare is far from optimal.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on June 07, 2019 in Animal Emotions
By using science to identify nature’s "voice," regulators can start designing protocols that work with nature rather than dominating it.
By Sam Osherson Ph.D. on June 06, 2019 in Listen Up!
Worried about the climate crisis? An unexpected encounter while traveling can bring real hope.
By Richard Maxwell, Ph.D. and Toby Miller, Ph.D. on June 05, 2019 in Greening the Media
Did you know that we're in a "race to 5G" mobile communication? Behind exaggerated claims and confusing advertising, the actual plans for the "race to 5G" have alarmed scientists.
By Jim Gordon on June 03, 2019 in Aging Sagely
Activism makes you healthier and happier in a world you are helping make wiser
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on June 02, 2019 in Moral Landscapes
Do you know about the “death of birth”? Do you care?
By Michael Alcee Ph.D. on June 01, 2019 in Live Life Creatively
Has anybody ever told you that "you're just too sensitive"? A new take on why that's a very good thing.
By Michele Weiner-Davis LCSW on June 01, 2019 in Divorce Busting
Think some of your relationships are impossibly stagnant? Think again.
By Rami Gabriel Ph.D. on May 31, 2019 in Me, the Self, and I
The culture of amusement and consumerism, the narcissism of identity games, and drug use as responses to the unnamable present.
By Christopher Bergland on May 31, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
A new "cosmic" theory provides an extraterrestrial hypothesis for why humans walk on two feet.
By Benjamin Hardy Ph.D. on May 30, 2019 in Quantum Leaps
It can be difficult because it requires you to stop doing what you've always done. It can require you to let go of old models or approaches that have no grounding in the new goal.
By Allison Kelly Ph.D., C.Psych on May 29, 2019 in All About Attitude
Feeling as though you're failing to be the person you want to be? Self-criticism could be part of the picture.
By David P. Barash Ph.D. on May 27, 2019 in Peace and War
Right-wing extremists deny both the reality of global heating and the risk of nuclear winter—two truths for one planet.
By Naveed Saleh M.D., M.S. on May 27, 2019 in The Red-Light District
Body odor is more than just a smell.
By Travis Langley Ph.D. on May 27, 2019 in Beyond Heroes and Villains
Black Panther character M'Baku becomes an ally in the film but an enemy to T'Challa in the comic. Is this a difference in story choice or a response to religious oppression?
By Christopher Bergland on May 26, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
It isn't just fun for kids to spend time at the beach, camp out in the woods, or visit a national park—childhood nature exposure may help to protect mental health into adulthood.
By Douglas Vakoch Ph.D. on May 25, 2019 in At Home in the Cosmos
Researchers suggest cognitive biases affect assessments of the impact of greenhouse gases, but new study results may instead reflect limited scientific background of participants.
By Marianna Pogosyan Ph.D. on May 24, 2019 in Between Cultures
Our cultures—diverse and magnificent—color the way we experience the world and shed light on what it means to be human.
By James V. Cordova Ph.D. on May 23, 2019 in Living Intimately
We learn by experience that we can actually survive inside a state of deprivation, reassuring ourselves that it is temporary, or noble, or maybe just the cost of being a grownup.
By Stevan Weine, M.D. on May 23, 2019 in Cafes Around the World
How can you learn more about the world and yourself when you travel? Learning how to get lost may be the key.
By Sylvia R. Karasu M.D. on May 21, 2019 in The Gravity of Weight
There are many reasons people choose to become vegetarians, including concern for their health and for the health of our planet. What do we know about vegetarianism?
By Justin J Lehmiller Ph.D. on May 20, 2019 in The Myths of Sex
Is kink/BDSM a serious leisure activity, or is it an innate aspect of your sexuality? Could the answer be different for different people? New research sheds light on the subject.
By Mark Banschick M.D. on May 16, 2019 in The Intelligent Divorce
Jon Snow - Adoption as a gift.
By Sebastian Ocklenburg, Ph.D. on May 13, 2019 in The Asymmetric Brain
Genetic variation in the serotonin transporter gene is supposed to have a strong impact on whether someone develops depression or not. A new study casts doubt on this assumption.
By Tim Leberecht on May 12, 2019 in The Romance of Work
Last week, the Champions League semi-finals, the Uber IPO, and the UN extinction report gave us a glimpse into the changing nature of success and failure—and why it matters.
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