|Why are you so angry?
||It happens. You are driving down the left side of highway slightly faster than normal because you are late. Suddenly someone cuts you off causing the breaks to be slamed … ...
|Living in the Moment
||The human body grows from a cell that is just barely visible to the unaided eye. Although a tiny speck on everyday scales, this cell is far larger than most … ...
|May is Mental Health Month: 2015 Campaign Roundup
||May is officially Mental Health Month. That means it’s time once again to get the word out about the science behind mental illness — and help people understand mental illness is just as real as any other disease. Organizations around the world each have their … ...
|Everyday Singlism and That Ton of Feathers
||Prejudice and stereotyping and discrimination are most likely to grab our attention when they happen in big, fiery, dramatic ways, as when unarmed Black men are killed by police on … ...
|The bittersweet world of mental health online
||A new film highlights how common mental health problems are, and how social media can help.
|Campus sex crime reporting nearly doubled in last five years
||Reports of sex offenses on college campuses provided to the Education Department have nearly doubled over a five-year period.
|Non-Euclidean geometries for grid cells
||Grid cells, space-mapping neurons of the entorhinal cortex of rodents, could also work for hyperbolic surfaces. A new study tests a model (a computer simulation) based on mathematical principles, that explains how maps emerge in the brain and shows how these maps adapt to the environment in which the individual develops.
|Do Sounds Have Shapes?
||Synesthesia, or a mixing of the senses, may tell us something about the origin of speech.
|The Downside to Mental Health Awareness Month
||At its core, Mental Health Awareness Month is a time for people to learn more about mental health conditions and, ideally, seek out help for them. Mental health charities all … ...
|3 Mother’s Day Takeaways for Giveaway Moms
||It’s so easy to be a Giveaway Mom in today’s world. What is a Giveaway Mom? A Giveaway Mom gives away too much of herself, repeatedly moving her own needs … ...
|National Nurse Day – Psychiatric Nurses
||National Nurse Day – This day got me thinking of all the psychiatric nurses I’ve met over the years. The end result is the above Mental Health Humor cartoon....
|Little-Known Depression Symptom Confirmed by Study
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|What’s the deal with crying?
||When you see lists of symptoms of bipolar disorder, “uncontrollable crying” is commonly among them. Yet, there is not a whole lot of information on why that is. I cry … ...
|The Danger in Saying ‘I Can’t Live without You’
||“I can’t live without you.” Those can be some of the most endearing words to say — that someone means so much to you. But those can also be the most frightening words to say — that you need someone so much. When you use … ...
|The ADHD Heat Is On
||Don’t tell my insurance company about this, okay? I’m serious, you gotta swear you won’t, or I’m not telling you what I did. I mean, it’s not that bad. It’s … ...
|Eliminate passive aggressive behavior
||I was working with a client today and suggesting that he and his partner, like many couples, have three basic ways in which they relate to one another. The first … ...
|Five minutes with Carolyn Mair
||I’ve often seen people on the web who advertise themselves as ‘fashion psychologists’ who say they can ‘match clothes to your personality’. I’ve always rolled my eyes and moved on. So I was fascinated to meet Carolyn Mair, a cognitive scientist who did her PhD in perceptual cognition, who now leads a psychology programme at […]
|BP Hope And National Cartoonists Day And Chato...
||May 5th – National Cartoonists Day. I was deeply moved and honored for being recognized via a Facebook MEME on National Cartoonists Day. BP HOPE Magazine took the time to … ...
|The Most Important Psychological Concepts for Teachers to Apply in Classrooms
||Report outlines top 20 principles from psychology for elementary, high school teaching and learning
|A new study shows a generational shift in beliefs about sex and sexuality
||Acceptance of premarital sex is at an all-time high along with an acceptance of homosexuality, find researchers led by Jean M. Twenge from San Diego State University. The researchers — also including Ryne Sherman from Florida Atlantic University and Brooke E. Wells from Hunter College — analyzed data from the General Social Survey, a nationally [...]
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