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By Beth Darnall PhD on January 29, 2020 in Empowered Relief
Brief and digital treatments are integrating psychology into pain care, and helping people gain empowered relief.
By Pier Bryden, MD, and Peter Szatmari, MD on January 28, 2020 in Start Here
Six ways you can help protect children amid rising rates of suicide and self-harm.
By John D. Rich, Jr., Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Parenting With Purpose
Games in the classroom aren't a distraction from learning — they can be a way to capitalize on our drives.
By Amy Morin on January 28, 2020 in What Mentally Strong People Don't Do
Acknowledging your fears and facing them head-on is key to reaching your goals.
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D. on January 29, 2020 in Evolution of the Self
Does righteous, self-vindicating anger about past hurts and indignities function to heal them--or cover them up? It’s complicated.
By Najma Khorrami, M.P.H., and Homa K. Ahmadzia, M.D., M.P.H. on January 29, 2020 in Healthy Mothers, Healthy Families, and a Healthier World
When more women are empowered, we see healthy mothers, healthy families, and a healthier world.
By Adi Jaffe Ph.D. on January 29, 2020 in All About Addiction
Toxic masculinity is the term of the day to describe men behaving badly, but what if we're avoiding the real underlying problem?
By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D. on January 29, 2020 in Cutting-Edge Leadership
A bad boss can drive you away from your job.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on January 29, 2020 in Stronger at the Broken Places
What does it mean to share power? How well do you share it? And what issues do you need to address to feel inner peace?
By Kristin Meekhof on January 29, 2020 in A Widow's Guide to Healing
What happens when men we see men shed tears in public.
By Alfie Kohn on January 29, 2020 in The Homework Myth
Part 3 of 3: A new review of 50 years of research finds little support for ABA. The evidence actually supports treating autistic kids as human beings, not bundles of behaviors.
By Alexei Orlov on January 29, 2020 in The Business of Life Blog
For me, putting thoughts to paper is a catharsis, time I need to soothe the tempests that often burden me.
By Michael Karson Ph.D., J.D. on January 29, 2020 in Feeling Our Way
Do you look in the mirror with love or hate?
By Stanton Peele Ph.D. on January 29, 2020 in Addiction in Society
Joe Biden has never drunk, and Hunter entered recovery. It didn’t work.
By Rob Whitley, Ph.D. on January 29, 2020 in Talking About Men
Why do young adults have higher rates of loneliness than older people? And how does this loneliness affect their mental health?
By Vyv Evans Ph.D. on January 29, 2020 in Language in the Mind
Part 3: There are six ways in which non-verbal cues provide meaning in face-to-face spoken interaction.
By Nootralize - David Ronnlid on January 29, 2020 in Experience Engineering
Of the 178 human placebo-controlled studies on 77 nootropics we've reviewed, these are the top 5 for short-term memory.
By David Hanscom, MD on January 29, 2020 in Anxiety: Another Name for Pain
Every species has a survival reaction that allows it to survive. Humans have a word for it: anxiety. It is critical to stop trying to get rid of it.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on January 29, 2020 in How To Do Life
By Susan Albers Psy.D. on January 28, 2020 in Comfort Cravings
Surprising results from a new diet survey reveal how many diets people try, and the shocking things they would be willing to do to lose weight.
By Bobbi Wegner Psy.D. on January 28, 2020 in Perfectly Imperfect Parenting
Parents of tweens must contend with the fact that the average age of first exposure to porn is 11.
By Mark Bolino Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in The Thoughtful Manager
Are you a thoughtful manager? Careful thinking and meeting the needs and wants of employees can increase your effectiveness.
By Marilyn A. Mendoza Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Understanding Grief
Many different factors contribute to geriatric suicide.
By Goali Saedi Bocci Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Millennial Media
Emotional support animals are becoming more controversial than ever. A new Department of Transportation ruling seeks to end this.
By Sam Louie MA, LMHC on January 28, 2020 in Minority Report
How can fantasizing about another person during sex affect your relationship?
By Lee Jussim Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Rabble Rouser
Political biases undermine the validity and credibility of social science research on politicized topics.
By Margaret Wehrenberg Psy.D. on January 28, 2020 in Depression Management Techniques
Happiness is not the opposite of depression. Search for satisfaction instead.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Living Single
Across the ages, people who never have kids have been taunted but also respected, and they have thrown some shade of their own.
By David Evans on January 28, 2020 in Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Introducing a unique strategy from the Zulus of South Africa.
By Jonathan Wai Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Finding the Next Einstein
Writing for the public is a great way to improve academic writing, to think more clearly about one's own scientific problems, and to ensure that research matters.
By Temma Ehrenfeld on January 28, 2020 in Open Gently
Acupuncture may reduce inflammation and pain.
By Elizabeth A. Segal, Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Social Empathy
Empathy is not just for the other person, but it can also help the empathizer too.
By Ira Helderman Ph.D., LPC on January 28, 2020 in Therapy and Buddhist Traditions
Many believe therapeutic mindfulness practices were derived from Buddhist traditions. Are clinicians ethically bound to detail this history to obtain informed consent?
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