There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By Jason Whiting Ph.D. on January 16, 2019 in Love, Lies and Conflict
Michigan State president John Engler's attacks on the abuse victims of Larry Nassar is the latest example of denying and downplaying sexual assault.
By Margaret E. Morris Ph.D. on January 15, 2019 in Left to Our Own Devices
Headlines have urged us to reduce screen time. This is the new resolution. To improve your relationships, though, we need to focus on how, not just how much, we use technology.
By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on January 15, 2019 in Suffer the Children
Compassionate listening is a critical skill that shows your partner you value them.
By Jack Pemment MA, MS on January 13, 2019 in Blame the Amygdala
The need to identify possible acts of necrophilia and necrophilic desires and intentions is crucial, and not just for law enforcement.
By Marilyn A. Mendoza Ph.D. on January 13, 2019 in Understanding Grief
Is it time to start dating again?
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on January 13, 2019 in Fixing Families
Everyone needs at least one person with whom they can be transparent, but many have no such person. This is how to open up and find what you need.
By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D. on January 12, 2019 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
Bolster your connection with these research-based strategies.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on January 12, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Holding a grudge can make your relationships unpleasant, if not miserable. New research suggests the 5 best ways to help you get past that grudge and move on.
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D. on January 09, 2019 in Evolution of the Self
Some people are able to emotionally identify with your hurt only by experiencing some of it themselves. But this “medical” remedy is all too likely to backfire.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on January 09, 2019 in Why Bad Looks Good
Do we really judge prospective romantic partners based on what they order? In a word, yes. Research shows how we jump to conclusions based on the foods people eat.
By Omri Gillath Ph.D. on January 07, 2019 in All We Need Is Love
Is moving hurting your close relationships? Only if you treat your friends like your belongings.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on January 07, 2019 in Why Bad Looks Good
You have heard about the supposedly romantic game of playing hard to get. Research, however, reveals why this tactic might backfire.
By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D. on January 07, 2019 in Surviving (Your Child's) Adolescence
Learning about love is not taught in the classroom, but through young life experience and the lessons can have abiding value.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on January 04, 2019 in Darwin's Subterranean World
About 20 percent of heterosexual, dating American women admit to having a romantic "Plan B." Who are these women, and what are they thinking?
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on January 04, 2019 in Why Bad Looks Good
Everyone at one time or another has been in a friendship with ambiguous boundaries. Are you “just friends” or not?
By Neel Burton M.D. on January 03, 2019 in Hide and Seek
Successful versus unsuccessful psychopaths.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on January 02, 2019 in Stronger at the Broken Places
What is it that extraordinarily happy couples are doing?
By Marty Klein Ph.D. on December 31, 2018 in Sexual Intelligence
Almost everyone is curious about other people's sex lives. The truth may not be exotic, but it's profound.
By Richard Gunderman MD, PhD on December 31, 2018 in Fully Human
Mary Poppins is "practically perfect in every way" and can do practically anything. So how does she choose to spend her time?
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on December 30, 2018 in Darwin's Subterranean World
Most studies of infidelity have used definitions of infidelity that were generated by the researchers. We asked real people what they thought infidelity is. Here are the results.
By Amie M. Gordon, Ph.D. on December 29, 2018 in Between You and Me
Fighting about the same issue over and over again? Research suggests several ways you can gain perspective and get past this issue.
By Peg Streep on December 29, 2018 in Tech Support
Are you going about changing yourself in the right way? Chances are good you're not, especially if you're falling into the resolution trap.
By Jennifer A. Samp Ph.D. on December 28, 2018 in Conflict Matters
Should you take a partner's perferences over your own? Obliging research suggests the decision is far more difficult than it seems.
By Berit Brogaard D.M.Sci., Ph.D on December 28, 2018 in The Superhuman Mind
Trust is said to be the best proof of love. But it can be a source of misery when the other person exploits our gullibility. But what is it about trust that makes it so powerful?
By Lawrence Josephs, Ph.D. on December 28, 2018 in Between the Sheets
Not enough sex and too much sex work in your marriage? Here's a coping strategy.