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By Barbara Markway Ph.D. on September 25, 2018 in Shyness Is Nice
Self-confident people share common habits and thought patterns that help them achieve their goals.
By Abigail Fagan on September 25, 2018 in Brainstorm
Astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson’s missions to space influenced her perspective, relationships—and packing skills.
By Sarah Hunter Murray Ph.D. on September 25, 2018 in Myths of Desire
People often wonder how much sex they "should" be having. Here's what you need to know about sexual frequency.
By Vinita Mehta Ph.D., Ed.M. on September 25, 2018 in Head Games
When adult children choose to estrange from one or both of their parents, the process and outcome can fill them with doubt.
By Theresa E DiDonato Ph.D. on September 24, 2018 in Meet, Catch, and Keep
Intelligence is generally a desirable trait, but can you have too much of a good thing?
By Ira Hyman Ph.D. on September 24, 2018 in Mental Mishaps
Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee, has been accused of sexual assault. The alleged assault occurred in high school. How reliable is memory after 35 years?
By David Ludden Ph.D. on September 24, 2018 in Talking Apes
Relationships are happiest when you make efforts to meet your partner’s needs, trusting they’ll meet yours in return.
By Tara Well Ph.D. on September 23, 2018 in The Clarity
The connections between narcissism, mirrors, self-focus, and physical attractiveness are complex—and surprising.
By Ralph Lewis M.D. on September 23, 2018 in Finding Purpose
Without the existence of extreme traits, we would have gone extinct as a species a long time ago. Many mental disorders are the inevitable result of genetic diversity.
By Lucy Blake PhD on September 23, 2018 in Real Families
How often should you call your parents? Assumptions about parent-child relationships in adulthood have important implications.
By Chris Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D. on September 22, 2018 in Heal the Mind to Heal the Body
An experiment with a "super smeller" offers surprising findings about our sense of smell.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on September 22, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
The memories you have of your own past can change over time, especially when they're emotion-laden. New research shows ways to improve your ability to reconstruct the past.
By Renee Engeln Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in Beauty Sick
Some carefully tailored self-talk can help you move away from the mirror and get back to living your life.
By Kenneth E. Miller Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in The Refugee Experience
Want to strengthen your listening skills? Here's a simple but powerful tool.
By Scott Weems Ph.D. on September 21, 2018 in Feed Your Head
For decades IQ scores have been rising, but no more. The question is why.
By Steve Taylor Ph.D. on September 20, 2018 in Out of the Darkness
Would you donate your kidney to a stranger? Some people do, and their motivations present a puzzle.
By Robert D. Martin Ph.D. on September 20, 2018 in How We Do It
Attempts to develop a reliable method for pre-selecting a baby’s sex finally succeeded. Sperms with X- or Y-chromosomes can be effectively separated using a cell flow device.
By Scott A. McGreal MSc. on September 20, 2018 in Unique—Like Everybody Else
A recent study claims that psychopaths are unfairly stigmatized by society. Although misconceptions are common, psychopaths' negative qualities should not be understated.
By Bandy X. Lee M.D., M.Div. on September 20, 2018 in Psychiatry in Society
To better understand violence and other societal ills, we must look at inequality as a disorder in itself.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on September 19, 2018 in Darwin's Subterranean World
Evolved psychological adaptations (EPAs) are features of the mind that helped our ancestors survive and/or reproduce. PsychTable will be a database of all known EPAs.