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Why Socializing Drains Introverts More Than Extroverts There are some very real differences between introverts and extroverts, and these differences come down to how they respond to rewards.
When Your Kids Turn Against You In Favor of... Isn’t it bad enough, that after you get the strength and courage to leave your narcissist, and after you’ve already lost your self-worth, your youth, your time, lots of your money, your sanity, and whatever else you lost because of being in a narcissistic relationship, … ...
Intuition: How to Access, Develop and Use It in... Intuition — the ‘sixth sense’ — has had a rather checkered history. At various times it was considered a gift bestowed on only a few, a curse leading to persecution or a form of woo-woo imagination children were taught to suppress. Although some individuals seem … ...
The Best Age Gap For Relationship Satisfaction Many people are attracted to a younger partner, but is it worth it in the long run? • Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do (NEW) The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
Memory: The Freakiest Ever Fact is Actually True Simply remembering everything that happens to us is not the point of memory. • Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do (NEW) The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
Full or Fulfilled? Another Way of Looking at Eating... A young woman shared a brilliant insight into what she perceives as a long term eating disorder. She said, “I think I eat until I am so full that I want to burst, because I don’t feel fulfilled in my life.” She is talented, caring, … ...
What Does It Really Mean to Be Needy? We hear the word “needy” thrown around in conversation all the time. Usually it’s brought up with contempt. Ughhh, she’s so needy. She calls all the time, and wants to know where I am. It’s ridiculous. His neediness is just too much. He wants to … ...
The Ultimate Private Practice Training Series: List Building for... Today we are talking about building a list!  Learn why and how to build a newsletter, or list for your private practice. Watch below and will share how to make your newsletter valuable, what to share, what to avoid, and how to get started!   … ...
I Love Him Most of the Time Lively’s claim that she loves Reynolds most of the time runs counter to the nature of profound love. She probably desires him sexually most of the time, but loves him all the time.
Why You Didn't Get What You Needed from Narcissistic Parents The effects of emotional neglect by narcissistic parents are particularly pernicious and difficult to acknowledge, let alone overcome.
Ecstasy use is a highly heritable behavior, according to study of Dutch twins Your genetic makeup appears to have a large influence on whether you will ever consume illicit party drugs. New research has found evidence that ecstasy use is a highly heritable trait. “As a behavioral geneticist I am interested in differences between people in their behaviour, and what causes these differences,” explained Karin J.H. Verweij of [...]
How to Overcome Rejection Like a Champ None of us are immune to rejection. It doesn’t matter where you are in life, and whether it’s ending a marriage or breaking up with a partner. Even the strongest of us can’t help but feel like we did something wrong when the person we … ...
How Childhood Spanking Affects Personality 10 Years On The study is one of the few to follow children over a decade. • Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do (NEW) The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
Seeing the Sky as a Copernican We are not naturally inclined to perceive the world in conformity with even our most familiar and well-learned scientific commitments.
Imperfection Makes Celebrities (and All of Us) More Likable The attractiveness of imperfection is called the Pratfall Effect. Buddhists realized that imperfection is a beautiful thing eons ago. Justin Bieber recently had the same epiphany.
How to Stop Making Problems for Yourself “You make problem, you have problem.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn When it comes to problems, we all have them. Many problems, however, are self-imposed. Startling thought? It’s meant to be. If you want to narrow the list of problems you have, start with a firm decision … ...
Evolved for Activism Political activism has deep ancestral roots - going back to foundational features of what it means to be human. Understanding this fact can help make this world a better place.
Psychology Around the Net: August 5, 2017 I have lots of goodies for you today, sweet readers! This week’s Psychology Around the Net takes a look at how smartphones negatively impact the “iGen” mental health, why marijuana users have a more dampened stress response than do non-users, how your name can mold … ...
Stopping the Self-Abuse After Being Abused The verbal and mental abuse that Michelle experienced during her 15 years of marriage was extreme. After a long drawn out divorce, Michelle was finally free from the daily assaults. She believed that leaving would be the hardest part of the battle, but it wasn’t. … ...
Can Discrimination Contribute to Feelings of Radicalization? Lack of cultural identity, marginalization related to Muslim immigrants’ support for extremism, research finds