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By Richard Maxwell, Ph.D. and Toby Miller, Ph.D. on April 03, 2019 in Greening the Media
Can't wait to get your deliveries, but don't want to deal with boxes and packing materials? It's time to do your part to close the recycling loop.
By Rebecca S. Heiss Ph.D. on April 03, 2019 in Psych-illogical
ADHD conferred benefits to our ancestors and likely still does today.
By Robert J. Hedaya MD, DLFAPA, ABPN, CFM on April 03, 2019 in Health Matters
Janet was a top athlete and student whose level of motivation was so great that she pushed herself through depression, fatigue, and lassitude.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on April 02, 2019 in Social Instincts
Research shows that people's partner "types" are shaped by their environment.
By Michael Gurian on April 01, 2019 in The Minds of Boys and Girls
How can we better protect our children from chemicals that disrupt their natural brain development?
By Leslie T. Sharpe on April 01, 2019 in One Planet
Of all the maples, the sugar maple stands out, for its kaleidoscope of fall colors and the alluring sweetness of its sap, a seduction of nature.
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on April 01, 2019 in Moral Landscapes
Is nature versus nurture a false binary?
By Kimerer LaMothe Ph.D. on March 31, 2019 in What a Body Knows
The practice of dancing nourishes the matrix of small movements that define our push and pull in relation to the earth.
By Kenneth Silvestri Ed.D. on March 31, 2019 in A Wider Lens
Each of us has a role to be courageous and embrace change!
By Douglas T. Kenrick Ph.D. on March 31, 2019 in Sex, Murder, and the Meaning of Life
Evolutionary psychiatrist Randy Nesse offers a new way to understand our psychological ailments, from anxiety and depression to alcohol abuse and eating disorders.
By Jessica Pierce Ph.D. on March 30, 2019 in All Dogs Go to Heaven
A new book explores hiking as a form of spiritual pilgrimage, showing us how going out onto a trail can become a journey inward.
By Meg Selig on March 28, 2019 in Changepower
What simple, easy act could help protect the environment and improve someone's health? New research tells us how many lives could be saved if we just improved one thing.
By Jonathan Foiles LCSW on March 28, 2019 in The Thing With Feathers
Many know of Chicago's staggering murder rate, but statistics are often hard to fully grasp. My patients remind me of the human cost of gun violence.
By Andrea Bartz on March 27, 2019 in The Wandering Mind
To boost your creativity, think outside the cubicle.
By Zoe Weil M.A., M.T.S on March 27, 2019 in Becoming a Solutionary
What are the best ways to make positive change happen? How will you contribute?
By Joshua Conrad Jackson on March 27, 2019 in The History of Our Minds
Thanks to computer-driven methods, we can visualize changes in language over hundreds of years. But how do we interpret these changes?
By Bobby Azarian Ph.D. on March 26, 2019 in Mind In The Machine
An anxious mindset can change the way you view the world in profound ways. But could a simple new treatment offer a way out of the perpetual fear?
By Ralph Lewis M.D. on March 24, 2019 in Finding Purpose
Consider the huge philosophical implications if it could be shown exactly how purpose and order could emerge from a random universe, entirely spontaneously and unguided.
By Maureen Seaberg on March 22, 2019 in Sensorium
Could cross-modal senses be a key to unlock the true nature of physics?
By Linda Wasmer Andrews on March 22, 2019 in Minding the Body
Walking near "blue space"—natural aquatic features such as lakes and coastal waters—may be good for your mental health. Here's what recent research shows.
By Robert T Muller Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Talking About Trauma
The cycle of breathlessness and mental health difficulties
By Zoe Weil M.A., M.T.S on March 20, 2019 in Becoming a Solutionary
Many young people are feeling hopeless about the future. You can help them.
By Shauna H Springer Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in Free-Range Psychology
In the career transitions of pro athletes and military veterans, the individual resilience factors targeted for interventions are not the dominant factors.
By Gil Noam Ed.D., Dr. Habil on March 19, 2019 in The Inner Life of Students
A more holistic approach to development—which inevitably takes much more skill, patience, and time—will lead to far fewer children on long-term medication.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on March 19, 2019 in Hope + Resilience
In this interview, Dr. Victor Counted unpacks the connection between place and resilience and how developing a strong sense of place can be a strategy for building resilience.
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