Psychology Today Magazine
January 2019

Seeing Beyond Depression

Seeing Beyond Depression

By Edward Bullmore M.D.

There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
The Best Way to Get Revenge

Revenge Done Right

By Steven Berglas Ph.D.

Most people mollify psychic pain by attacking back; we yearn for revenge. But there is a better way.
Why Some Children Are Orchids and Others Are Dandelions

Orchids and Dandelions

By W. Thomas Boyce M.D.

Many children thrive in any environment while others flourish only in the most favorable conditions. New findings help explain why.
The Michelangelo Effect

The Michelangelo Effect

By Sara Eckel

Your relationship can be a tool that brings out the best in you. Here's how to use your partner—in a good way.

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2-Minute Memoir: Forces of Creation

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Eccentric's Corner: The Datasmith

By Matt Huston

Nature's Bounty: A Milky Way

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Supplemental Science: The Folate Factor

By Hara Estroff Marano

One Question: Sharing a Piece of Yourself

By Abigail Fagan

Unconventional Wisdom: The Reluctant Caregiver

By Hara Estroff Marano

Cycles of Myths

By Devon Frye

Putting Our Heads Together

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The Art Of Self-Distancing

By Betty Vine

The Roots of Shame

By Lucy Hicks

Shades of Darkness

By Matthew Wilson

Hands Off My Self

By Matt Huston