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Men say they’re less inclined to use condoms if a female partner is attractive Study shows when faced with the proposition of casually sleeping with a pretty woman, men are more eager to forgo condoms, than if they think their fling is less attractive.
3 Nutrients For A Good Night’s Sleep Once my mother turned 80, it seems like she stopped sleeping — at night, that is. The insomnia began to rule her life, as she became increasingly frustrated at not … ...
LEGO products have more aggressive themes since the 1970's Weapon bricks have become more common and depictions of violence in product catalogues have increased.
Pride festivals bring out angst, resilience The targeted attack on the LGBT community in Orlando could galvanize a bigger group of attendees who are eager to show their support at pride events.
Is your personality fixed, or can you change who you are It is possible to change our personalities, psychologists say, even though we like to think they're innate.
9 Ways to Talk to Your Children about Mass Shootings Your kids need to know the truth, but how you talk about it matters. Here’s help. It goes without saying that the most recent massacre in Orlando has the world shaken. Parents have their own set of worries around the safety of their children. And … ...
Answering the “Suck-It-Up, Buttercup” Crowd I expected to be villified. I mean, who would dare to attack the inviolable role of motherhood by writing about “Toxic Moms” for Mother’s Day on the Huffington Post!? I … ...
Popular Bipolar Disorder Medication May Cause Impulse Problems... The Federal Drug Administration has issued a new warning for the drug aripiprazole (Abilify), an atypical antipsychotic commonly used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Hearing from the FDA on … ...
That’s Not Really True About Evolutionary Psychology There are plenty of science-based criticisms of evolutionary psychology. And they are often misguided. Here’s why.
Bless It All With the world in turmoil and uncertainty perhaps the only thing we can count on for sure; as paradoxical as it sounds, what it would be like to simply bless every … ...
The Psychology of Brexit Few people are stupid in any meaningful sense. The British certainly aren't. So what drives a vote that throws the negotiating table at the EU and then walks off into no-man' land?
The Connection Between ADHD and Anxiety Genetic research suggests that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety disorders may share similar genetic makeup. Approximately 30 percent of those diagnosed with ADHD have also been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder and that number may be as high as 50 percent in adults. … ...
Now That the Brits Have Left the European Union Where will their dissatisfaction and anger go?
Today I Love Days That Triumph Today I love days that triumph, like yesterday. Small things kept cropping up that I just took care of, the big things got done, and still there was time for … ...
7 Ways to Encourage Positive Change Ever wonder what makes a person change for the better? The role of a counselor is to encourage healthy change. Many psychology schools teach the concept of unconditional positive regard as an effective method of transformation. The basic principle lies in accepting and supporting a … ...
ADHD and Delayed Gratification A new meta-analysis of 21 studies has provided some evidence for the theory that ADHD is associated with a reduced ability to delay gratification. The research looked at delay discounting, … ...
Interrupt Me … Please! One of the words that we associate with ADHD is inappropriate. Sometimes the things we do and the things we say are exactly that. And that’s a shame, because it … ...
Best of Our Blogs: June 24, 2016 WordPress was wonky this week so I haven’t been able to do my usual post. It was a great reminder to me of how things have the potential to control you, if you let it. How much energy are you spending on things you have … ...
New of Note: Autistic Brain Differences May Develop in... The Autistic Brain Differences May Develop in the Womb Abnormalities in the brains of autistic children can be traced back to the development of neurons in utero, according to a new study published in the March 27 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine … ...
Two of the Profound Rewards of Staying Single Do you like your single life? Settle into it. Research suggests that it can be rewarding in ways you rarely hear about. There’s a lot of angst these days about … ...