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Motivation

By Marwa Azab Ph.D. on January 01, 2021 in Neuroscience in Everyday Life

People with strong sense of meaning in life have more efficient brains and are less likely to have suicidal ideation or develop anxiety, depression, dementia or heart attacks.

People with strong sense of meaning in life have more efficient brains and are less likely to have suicidal ideation or develop anxiety, depression, dementia or heart attacks.

Perhaps you already know that dragons were once as common as buses are now…

How can we prepare for what’s going to happen? The answer may surprise you.

Intelligence

By Cami Rosso on January 01, 2021 in The Future Brain

Salk Institute and UMass Amherst neuroscientists use artificial intelligence to create a model that mimics how the brain’s prefrontal cortex performs adaptive learning.

Salk Institute and UMass Amherst neuroscientists use artificial intelligence to create a model that mimics how the brain’s prefrontal cortex performs adaptive learning.

Parenting

By Edward Kruk Ph.D. on January 01, 2021 in Co-Parenting After Divorce

The conference conclusions were divided into recommendations for theory and research on the one hand, and law reform, policy and professional practice on the other.

The conference conclusions were divided into recommendations for theory and research on the one hand, and law reform, policy and professional practice on the other.

OCD

By Monnica T Williams Ph.D. on January 01, 2021 in Culturally Speaking

Worries about sexual orientation may be due to OCD and not a sexual identity crisis. There are effective treatments which should not be confused with reparative therapy.

Worries about sexual orientation may be due to OCD and not a sexual identity crisis. There are effective treatments which should not be confused with reparative therapy.

Parenting

By Edward Kruk Ph.D. on January 01, 2021 in Co-Parenting After Divorce

Our goals were to open channels of communication and begin a dialogue on the topic, and to develop guidelines with respect to reform of family law and therapeutic best practices.

Our goals were to open channels of communication and begin a dialogue on the topic, and to develop guidelines with respect to reform of family law and therapeutic best practices.

When parents use alcohol and other drugs, kids suffer. There is more stress on parents, which can lead to more child maltreatment. “We should be very worried.”

Therapy

By Travis Langley Ph.D. on January 01, 2021 in Beyond Heroes and Villains

Grief counseling can already present monumental difficulties. A panel of grief and loss therapists describe the changes and challenges helping mourners in days of social distance.

Grief counseling can already present monumental difficulties. A panel of grief and loss therapists describe the changes and challenges helping mourners in days of social distance.

Bullies often want something that cannot be gotten through intimidation.

Most New Year’s goals fall into one of six categories. You should consider all of them, even if you decide not to make resolutions for each category.

Sex

By Michael Castleman M.A. on January 01, 2021 in All About Sex

We’re obsessed with what’s sexually “normal.” This implies there’s a pattern that’s expected. But recent research teaches to expect the unexpected. We’re all sexually unique.

We’re obsessed with what’s sexually “normal.” This implies there’s a pattern that’s expected. But recent research teaches to expect the unexpected. We’re all sexually unique.

Research on intelligence and creativity inspires release of divergent thinking.

What does it mean to be a good follower? Do leaders follow?

Most New Year’s resolutions fail because they force us to mentally climb a mountain that feels insurmountable.

Man with Migraine During COVID

Why has the end of the holiday season in 2020 left you with more migraine attacks? Could COVID be playing a big role?

Humans might have become optimists to survive in an uncertain universe.

Social Life

By Joachim I Krueger Ph.D. on January 01, 2021 in One Among Many

Understandably, we would like to believe that 2021 will be a better year than 2020. Is there a rational justification for this belief?

Understandably, we would like to believe that 2021 will be a better year than 2020. Is there a rational justification for this belief?

What is mentalization and why is it important?

The meaning of life is surprisingly simple, according to Arisotle.

Depression

By Zachary Alti LCSW on January 01, 2021 in The Mental Hygienist

Depression is simply a signal telling us that we need rest. What causes it, however, can be a little more complex.

Depression is simply a signal telling us that we need rest. What causes it, however, can be a little more complex.

Happiness

By Linda Nielsen Ed.D. on January 01, 2021 in Fathers & Daughters

How are myths and lies damaging your father-daughter relationship? Recognizing and trashing those false beliefs can help you create a more meaningful, more relaxed bond.

How are myths and lies damaging your father-daughter relationship? Recognizing and trashing those false beliefs can help you create a more meaningful, more relaxed bond.

Wishes and willpower are rarely enough to make a New Year’s resolution come true. Maybe it’s time to try something new.

Going no-contact after a breakup can be challenging but worthwhile. Here’s how to make a clean break and save your sanity.

Cognition

By John Edward Terrell Ph.D. on January 01, 2021 in The Human Animal

Even scientists may not see that what they are saying is just repackaging old wisdom (anthropologists call it cultural knowledge) relabeled to come across as newsworthy and substantial.

Even scientists may not see that what they are saying is just repackaging old wisdom (anthropologists call it cultural knowledge) relabeled to come across as newsworthy and substantial.

Mania

By Nassir Ghaemi M.D., M.P.H. on January 01, 2021 in Mood Swings

Normally, we are all manic on New Year’s Eve, celebrating an unrealistic attitude toward the future. This year was different.

Normally, we are all manic on New Year’s Eve, celebrating an unrealistic attitude toward the future. This year was different.

What should global mental health do about its ties to colonialism? A field debates its identity and future.

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