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Ron Swanson, Donald Trump, and You The characters on Parks & Recreation have describable personalities, as does Donald Trump. Would he fit in? Would you?
Jealousy Doesn’t Have to Cause Problems in Relationships... So your partner approaches the hostess at a restaurant to put your name on the list. He also manages to crack a witty joke and gets a laugh. You’re instantly … ...
4 Common Remarriage Issues Creating a strong and solid marriage is an absolute necessity when dealing with the challenges of a remarriage and blended family. You need to be able to protect and nurture … ...
Bobby Brown Speaks About Daughter’s Death for First Time... It’s been a couple months since Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away and her famous father, Bobby Brown, has opened up for the first time about the sad situation. Becoming emotional … ...
Scientists chart a lost highway in the brain A part of the brain lost from scientific literature for over a century may be responsible for a key component of perceptionm according to a new study from the neuroscientist who was part of the team that rediscovered the forgotten structure.
How to Tell the Kids You’re Getting Divorced Divorcing parents meet with me because they worry terribly about the effect that learning of divorce will have on their kids. They want to know the specifics, of course, such as when is a good time to tell, who should do the telling, and what should be said. But beneath those practical inquiries lies the real reason for the session – will my child be okay?
Homophobic people often have psychological issues Homophobic attitudes may say a lot about the person who holds them, new research suggests.
The sinister science of addiction Research shows addiction isn't the result of personal failing, but rather the result of brain chemistry.
Instant Gratitude for Greater Happiness It’s been well-documented that a little gratitude can go a long way. But if you’re having trouble appreciating what you have, here’s some inspiration.1) Appreciate your health. This is the … ...
Mental health groups ask Kenneth Cole to remove billboard... Twenty-three mental health organizations delivered a letter to fashion designer Kenneth Cole this morning, protesting the bizarre billboard Cole posted on a New York City highway in August that was … ...
Happier People Are Raised By Parents Who Do These Two Things Poor parenting still resonating with people now in their 60s as much as the death of a loved one. » Continue reading: Happier People Are Raised By Parents Who Do These Two Things
When is the Best Time to Give Birth? Medical intervention in human birth is now so widespread in industrialized countries that deliveries are seldom spontaneous. Yet with no intervention there is clear persistence of a general mammalian 24-hour biorhythm in birth hour. Is this just a carryover from ancestors that gave birth during their inactive period, or is that basic rhythm still biologically important?
Kimberly Williams-Paisley Finds Lessons in Mother’s Dementia... Understandably, watching a parent suffer is a painful process but Kimberly Williams-Paisley has found a way to learn lessons from her mother’s diagnosis of primary progressive aphasia 10 years ago. … ...
Modulation of brain cholesterol: New line of research in Alzheimer's disease treatment? Two research teams have just shown, in a rodent model, that overexpressing an enzyme that can eliminate excess cholesterol from the brain may have a beneficial action on the tau component of the disease, and completely correct it.
Brainwashing in Abusive Relationships Being in an abusive relationship often feels like torture. Sometimes that’s because your partner’s behavior feels like the torture techniques used by mortal enemies instead. Brainwashing is defined in the Psychology Dictionary as that which “manipulates and modifies a person’s emotions, attitudes, and beliefs.” It … ...
What Research Says Happiness Really Is There’s a lot of philosophical debate over what it actually means to “be happy,” but if you’re looking for concrete answers, it can leave you wanting. Here’s what scientific research says happiness is, and—perhaps more importantly—what it isn’t....
Teaching Autistic Students: Middle School Middle school is when your autistic student is really going to need your help. In middle school, students’ hormones are going nuts. The autistic students themselves are probably going nuts … ...
Let’s Put a Smile on our Faces! We can influence our levels of happiness. We really can. Your attitude can change your life. Our attitude determines how we feel.  Have you never noticed how some people are … ...
No Such Thing as a Free Evolutionary Lunch If you want to do good psychology, you don't get to take the existence of cognitive mechanisms for granted. Brains take energy, and that energy better be doing useful things.
He Loves Me/He Loves Me Not: 5 Signs of... You feel connected, he understands you, he’s different from the others. Your friends just don’t understand. Often these are the signs we use to determine whether or not we are … ...