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By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on June 11, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Theories of narcissism stress early events as influencing its development. A new study of young adults shows that what happens later in life can also play a significant role.
By Kevin Mitchell, Ph.D. on June 10, 2019 in Innate
Children are not blank slates. But that doesn't mean they're hardwired.
By Christopher Mruk, Ph.D. on June 09, 2019 in Authentic Self-Esteem and Well-Being
Part XI: What are "self-esteem moments?" Why do they matter? How can positive self-esteem moments increase self-esteem?
By David B. Feldman Ph.D. on June 07, 2019 in Supersurvivors
Though people say presidential elections should hinge on issues, candidates’ personalities inevitably come into play. Is there an objective, scientific way to gauge good character?
By David M. Allen M.D. on June 07, 2019 in A Matter of Personality
Researchers and doctors who insist that ADHD is a prevalent brain disorder seem to ignore obvious evidence that calls this into question - particularly if parenting is involved.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on June 07, 2019 in Lifetime Connections
Don’t be afraid to ask for what you are being asked to give in a relationship. True friends appreciate you for who you are, not just what you do.
By Jerold J. Kreisman M.D. on June 06, 2019 in I Hate You, Don't Leave Me
How the decisions made on D-Day by Hitler and Eisenhower changed the world.
By Paul Ekman Ph.D. on June 06, 2019 in Face It!
Accounts of our past presidents suggest that the office has been held by people with very different personalities. Did that determine a president’s success?
By Michael Alcee Ph.D. on June 06, 2019 in Live Life Creatively
Why are people so surprised by outgoing introverts? It's an energy thing.
By Vijayeta Sinh Ph.D. on June 06, 2019 in Life in Balance
Is your self-created identity of being good, great, fantastic and amazing wearing you out? How not to wear perfectionism like a badge of honor.
By Sophia Dembling on June 05, 2019 in The Introvert's Corner
I asked introverts what one thing they wish the world knew about introversion. Here's what they said.
By Elizabeth A. Segal, Ph.D. on June 05, 2019 in Social Empathy
Before we can get to empathy, we need to set the stage with a foundation of emotional stability.
By Bill Eddy LCSW, JD on June 04, 2019 in 5 Types of People Who Can Ruin Your Life
In this guest blog by Randi Kreger, she explains what family members can and can’t do to help someone with BPD.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on June 04, 2019 in Social Instincts
New research adds two new "chronotypes" to the familiar morning/night dichotomy.
By Adrian Pecotic M.A. on June 04, 2019 in Synapses, Sanity, Society
Do cults of personality still exist? How do they influence today's politics in the United States and abroad?
By Jeremy Clyman Psy.D. on June 03, 2019 in Reel Therapy
“Booksmart” offers not just entertainment but takeaways for healthy living.
By Michael Alcee Ph.D. on June 03, 2019 in Live Life Creatively
Are you a Steve Jobs power-player who loves to schmooze with people but then needs desperately to hide away like an Emily Dickinson hermit? You may be an ambivert.
By Dan Neuharth Ph.D., MFT on June 02, 2019 in Narcissism Demystified
How can you cope with the frustrating, mystifying behaviors of narcissists? Understanding their mirror-image defense mechanisms can help.
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 Matt Huston on May 31, 2019 in Brainstorm
From personality traits to confirmation bias: Seven scientists share what they consider solid insights about people and how we behave.
By Katarina Valentini MA on May 31, 2019 in Destructive Relationships
Carl Jung’s Shadow frequently makes an appearance in relationships with narcissists. Should we embrace it?
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on May 31, 2019 in Social Instincts
A new study compares friendship formation online versus in person.
By Douglas LaBier Ph.D. on May 30, 2019 in The New Resilience
What lies beyond healing your conflicts through psychotherapy? A new vision of what mental health is and what promotes it is emerging from unlikely sources.
By Robert Smither Ph.D. on May 30, 2019 in The Leader’s Edge
Even the best books on leadership sometimes promote ideas that don’t reflect current psychological research.
By Mark Zaslav Ph.D. on May 29, 2019 in Shame, Guilt and Their Defenses
You have decided to reduce contact or cut ties with the manipulative, abusive narcissist in your life, but you feel fearful and guity. Here are some tips.
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