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Donald, people who live in glass houses shouldn't name call Will she do everything she can to resist the ever-so-tempting, but career-ending response of, “You Mr. Trump are an ignorant pr—k!” from a Megan Kelly?
How Does Childhood Trauma Affect Trust? First, I have to apologize to all of you fans of Practical Psychoanalysis – it was just yesterday that I realized how much time has actually passed since the last time … ...
It’s Not Your Fault: 3 Challenges Obesity and Drug... It’s Not Your Fault: 3 Challenges Obesity and Drug Addiction Share   People who struggle to control their weight are often blamed for their own condition. “Why would you do … ...
Sex and Gender are Dials (not Switches) Science and sexual diversity: Explaining complex combinations sex and gender
How to Enhance Your Creativity and Creative Writing The photo is food writer and TV show host Nigella Lawson in her London library. She is author of multiple books and, apparently, a dedicated reader. What can we do … ...
Busting the Lies About the ‘Myths’ About Mental Illness... I’m constantly dumbfounded by the lies and half-truths told by some who advocate on behalf of some people with mental illness. In an effort to lobby for their specific sub-group of people with mental illness, they spread ignorance and misconceptions about mental illness in general. … ...
7 Tips For Dealing With Criticism When You’re A... I invited Christine Reber to write a guest post for Happily Imperfect based on her expertise with highly sensitive people. I think you’ll find Christine has some great insights and helpful … ...
Rapid eye movement sleep: Keystone of memory formation For decades, scientists have fiercely debated whether rapid eye movement sleep -- the phase where dreams appear -- is directly involved in memory formation. Now, a study provides evidence that REM sleep does, indeed, play this role -- at least in mice.
Beyond CDC Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing: What’s Next?... It was billed as a compassionate approach to pain. Instead, the aggressive prescribing of opioid painkillers such as OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin became the driver of an addiction epidemic that … ...
Why Cheat? Stalking your boyfriend or girlfriend gets you what exactly?  When I talk to adolescents and young adults in therapy they often want to show me their texts that they’re saving … ...
2 Ancient Practices Beat Modern Ones For Preventing Pre-Alzheimer’s Memory Loss Study included over-55s who had simple memory problems like forgetting names and appointments. > Get motivated with PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Spike activity 13-05-2016 Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: A new paper by AI experts explores the construction of dangerous artificial intelligence. TechRepublic covers the latest step in the inevitable march towards bunker humanity. “Brain-dead patients have served as research subjects for decades”. Interesting piece in Discover Magazine. Neuroskeptic has started to produce … Continue reading "Spike activity 13-05-2016"
Behavior Therapy For ADHD Introduction Medication may work for some children suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. However, it may not work for other children suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The question remains … ...
Over the Counter Pain Medication Kills Empathy There are many people who turn to Tylenol daily for chronic pain in America. But did you know that by taking this pill for pain, you could potentially be stifling … ...
Evaluating animal threats and human intentions uses common brain network Assessing whether a fluffy bunny or a giant spider poses a threat to our safety happens automatically. New research suggests the same brain areas may be involved in both detecting threats posed by animals and evaluating other humans' intentions.
Anxiety-Prone Are Surprisingly At Home In An Unexpected Place People do better when their environment fits their personality, study finds. > Get motivated with PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Root Causes 2 of 2   The romanticized and eroticized notions of love limit both genders from growing their capacity to love with their whole heart, in meaningful, life-sustaining ways. The behaviors of both partners are … ...
How It Feels To Be Autistic At The Cusp Of 30 So I’m visiting back home and my friend and I are standing at the top floor of the (redneck) club in town, watching people. He’s awkward. He’s awkward as hell. … ...
Slowing Down the Pace for Managing ADHD in Adults This week I let go of looming deadlines for a day. I took the most amazing road trip to Downeast Maine and enjoyed the scenic trails, ocean views, late night … ...
Who Can Provide Treatment To Someone With ADHD? Introduction You may be wondering who can treat an individual who is experiencing symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Yes, a psychiatrist can prescribe medication for someone experiencing symptoms … ...