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By American Psychoanalytic Association on March 21, 2019 in Psychoanalysis Unplugged
More and more people are defining their gender in terms other than “man” or “woman”. Here's what that means and how to be supportive.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Lifetime Connections
When a partner accuses you of acting like a spoiled child or being immature, don’t dismiss the feedback out-of-hand. Perhaps your partner caught a glimpse of your teen-aged self?
By John D. Rich, Jr., Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Parenting With Purpose
The dad joke inspires groans and eyerolls. Yet, they persist. Looking into how dad jokes can create closeness and warmth.
By Scott A. McGreal MSc. on March 21, 2019 in Unique—Like Everybody Else
Being a psychopath may facilitate success in crime. High impulsivity may be an impairment in normal society but may contribute to criminal success through risk-taking.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on March 21, 2019 in Animal Emotions
Dogs rescued from abusive situations need a lot of support and love to be successfully rehomed. It must be more than a "feel good" move by researchers who decide to do so.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on March 20, 2019 in Stronger at the Broken Places
The cost of a lie is far greater than any advantage you gain from speaking it...
By Ann Gold Buscho Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in A Better Divorce
Is nesting during divorce right for you? Nesting offers respite from marital conflict, a stable home for the kids, and time for decision-making while the marital status is in flux.
By Lee Jussim Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in Rabble Rouser
A researcher found that parents claimed their teenage kids expressed transgender identification out of the blue. All Hell broke loose. Science improved. Maybe.
By Melissa Glaser MS, LPC on March 20, 2019 in Moving on with Strength and Purpose
Any unexpected traumatic event can influence the very social, emotional, and physical systems of a community.
By Deborah R. Glasofer Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in Managing Your Mindset
Failure is one of the few certainties in life. But as we learn in Netflix's new documentary series, what it means to be a loser is up to us.
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 Rebecca S. Heiss Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in Psych-illogical
What happens when the sexual strategies of men and women begin to change? Threats to status, and new forms of competition.
By Shireen Jeejeebhoy on March 20, 2019 in Concussion Is Brain Injury
Are the cognitive problems caused by brain injury solely learning issues and not specifically related to reading?
By Thomas Henricks Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in The Pathways of Experience
Part 1: Many of our deeper forms of sadness are crises of understanding, monumental shifts in the terms of existence.
By Abigail Fagan on March 20, 2019 in Brainstorm
The new treatment could alleviate symptoms of depression in under three days.
By Roy Eidelson Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in Dangerous Ideas
History shows that fear mongering has long been used to rally public support and acquiescence for military interventions both unwarranted and unwise.
By Susan Pease Gadoua L.C.S.W. on March 20, 2019 in Contemplating Divorce
Finding the right divorce process is crucial in having a better experience. Here's an option you may not have heard of before.
By Susan Biali Haas M.D. on March 20, 2019 in Prescriptions for Life
Have you been more irritable lately? Have people noticed that you've become cynical? Are you detached and disengaged at work? You could be burning out.
By Anderson Spickard Jr., M.D. on March 20, 2019 in The Craving Brain
Connection with others, even those in different circumstances, is vital to the healing process for people battling addiction.
By Suzie Pileggi Pawelski, MAPP and James Pawelski, Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in Happy Together
What can you do today and everyday to help increase your happiness?
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 Elizabeth Jeglic Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse
Research suggests that having regular conversations with children about healthy sexual behavior may help to protect them from sexual violence.
By Gwendolyn Seidman Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in Close Encounters
A new study compares how comfortable people are when others reveal negative life events on social media, rather than in person.
By Sally Augustin Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in People, Places, and Things
An evolving challenge: Being on time.
By Judy Willis M.D., M.Ed. on March 20, 2019 in Radical Teaching
Has your child lost confidence in his ability to succeed in school, sports, friendships, etc? Reboot his expectations with recognition of his progress.
By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in The Antidepressant Diet
Few are aware that cognitive decline is a post-operative symptom.
By Nicole Amoyal Pensak Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in Through
Are you able to function at a high level at work or school, but still feel depressed or anxious? It may be high functioning depression or anxiety.
By Michelle Carr Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in Dream Factory
Attempting to suppress an unpleasant thought prior to sleep leads to more dreams about that thought. Could this be adaptive?
By Lawrence R. Samuel Ph.D. on March 20, 2019 in Boomers 3.0
Many baby boomers are going through an evolutionary process, developing as human beings as they get older.
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