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Women Are Attracted by Men’s…Girlfriends? Why are women attracted to attached men? And when do you need to worry about your significant other?
To Commemorate WWI, Silence Is the Best Symbol On this weekend that commemorates war in different ways, it behooves us to observe a minute of silence to think about waging peace
Japanese Love and Personality Test (Digit Ratio Theory) This new Japanese trend encourages the use of digit ratio theory to find out the key information about your potential partner before getting too invested.
The Thought Police Embrace the thoughts. I have been diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Like you, my mind burps out intrusive, unwanted thoughts. They are real, striking at my core. I would banish them immediately. They would return with a sinister vengeance. Languishing in bed, sheets draped over me, … ...
Today I Love Restful Mondays Today I love restful Mondays that ease me into the week after long, busy, full weekends. I love that this Monday has an especially hard task for me because last … ...
Genetically engineered mice suggest new model for how Alzheimer's causes dementia Using a novel, newly developed mouse model that mimics the development of Alzheimer's disease in humans, researchers say they have been able to determine that a one-two punch of major biological 'insults' must occur in the brain to cause the dementia that is the hallmark of the disease.
Happy Independence Day, 2016 Two hundred and forty years ago, America turned the world upside down by declaring its own right to be a free and independent country. A country freed from the tyranny of a government that didn’t recognize the rights of its own colonist citizens in Parliament. … ...
Set Up To Fail   I have Fibromyalgia. I mention this because the best treatment for it is the opposite of what you might expect it to be. The best treatment, at least in … ...
Magical Thinking: The Illusion of Control? Magical thinking is defined as being “characterized by the belief that thinking or wishing something can cause it to occur.” Having worked in psychiatric facilities and counseling centers for the past three decades, this is a term that may be part of a diagnosis meant … ...
Playful Ways to Connect with Your Loved Ones How often do we do something playful or silly with our loved ones? How often do we simply sit down to dream, scheme and laugh? Maybe we do this sometimes. Maybe … ...
War Games “Strange game. The only winning move is not to play.” This line from the classic 1983 film War Games starring Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, Dabney Coleman and John Wood, speaks … ...
Brain Stimulation Could Be a Viable Treatment for Anorexia... Anorexia nervosa affects millions of people throughout the world. It has a high mortality rate and the therapies that are currently available are highly ineffective. Yet only 10–30% of adults with anorexia recover with psychotherapy, and pharmacological treatments have a low efficacy. The need for … ...
The World at 7:00 Psychologists know how to describe individuals, but can they describe situations? Volunteers in 20 nations used a new tool to describe what they did last night at 7:00.
Reading Into It: The Self-Diagnosis Boom Chances are the last time you looked up a health issue it was on the internet and not in a book. Maybe that’s how you found this very blog. Books are more … ...
Why is Academia So Negative? Is academia wearing you out? Did it start out being fun but now is just sheer tedium?
5 Ways Stress Knocks Your Love Life Way Off Track Your libido, appearance and more take a hit when you’re feeling too overwhelmed. If being stressed out of your mind didn’t feel bad enough, there’s a study that will make you want to chill the eff out even more. Researchers discovered that men find stressed … ...
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Taking photos can make a good experience better According to the results of a five-year study, taking photos can actually enhance the enhance the enjoyment of positive experiences.
Try These Two Mental Techniques To Feel Less Time Pressure Both techniques can reduce that anxious, rushed feeling on a daily basis, research finds. > Use code "10OFF" for 10% off PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Are religious people honest about their Internet pornography viewing habits? Religious people tend to view pornography more often than they let on—and resist data that tells them so, according to a 2016 study. The study, published in Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention, aimed to answer a few questions regarding religiousness, online pornography use, and perceptions of the self and others [...]