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Psychology | Psychology

Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Manipulators Are More Likely To Engage in ‘Virtuous Victim Signaling,’ Says Study

Plus: Protesters sue over alleged mistreatment by arresting officers, a new ruling on robocalls, and more...

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Who Am I? - 14 Journal Prompts For Self-Discovery - Sincerely, BL

Who are you? What are your values, talents, skills, and characteristics? You don't know? Get 14 journal-prompts to help you answer the question, "Who am I?"

Health & Fitness | Psychology!

7 Strategies for Coping With Depression

Read some helpful tips for living well when it comes to depression.

Psychology | Personality

Beyond Wealth and Fame: 9 Things That Boost Social Status | Psychology Today

New research identifies a checklist of universal character traits that can increase (or diminish) someone's social status.

Health & Fitness | News Items

The Biggest Psychological Experiment in History Is Running Now - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Psychology | Psychology

Reopening? Learn How to Help Your Employees Feel Safe Psychologically

You can provide all the PPE you want, but it's also crucial that your employees are emotionally secure in their workplace.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

The 5 Types of Self-Talk Your Brain Likes Best | Psychology Today

Studies suggest ways to sidestep our point of view, put the brakes on the voices that restrict possibilities, and help us thrive instead of survive.

Advice & Self-Help | Dr Dyan Blog

Compassion and Healing as We Move Forward | Dr. Dyan

These 2 simple principles can support compassion and healing for couples, families, workers, and in issues of race, gender, and spirituality.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Understanding How We Respond to Stress Is Key to Improving Our Mental Well-being

Taking steps to improve our mental well-being is critical in this time of uncertainty and beyond.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Electromagnetism and Human Health

As far fetched as it may sound to some, the magnetic waves generated by the sun—which rise and fall in an 11 year cycle—affect people, studies have found.

Advice & Self-Help | Dr Dyan Blog

Mental Health & the Impact of This Pandemic: | Dr. Dyan

How can we protect and support our mental health during the global pandemic? Here are 7 simple tips that can grow our awareness and help us stay strong.

Sports | Sports

Will Empty Bleachers Change the Psychology of Sports? | WIRED

When German and US soccer kick off this summer, there will be no crowds. That might squelch the home-field advantage—and the emotion that drives players.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Waiting for Sleep: Did Insomnia Prepare You for This? | Dr. Dyan

Waiting for sleep has taught you important tools that can help you to deal with covid-19. And understanding more about waiting can support better rest.

Psychology | Psychology

The pandemic is messing with our concept of time

If it feels like your brain is turning into mush, you're not alone. Experts say it all has to do with how the pandemic is affecting our cognitive health -- meaning, our ability to clearly think, learn and remember.

Health & Fitness | Psychology

How NASA Astronauts Maintain Their Mental Health

Being stuck at home for days on end can be extremely damaging to your psyche. Check out these tips from three people who know a lot about coping with isolation.

Psychology | Personality

Having Too Much Information Can Lead Us To Make Worse Decisions – Research Digest

By Emily Reynolds. Additional causal information can impede our ability to make the right decision in situations we are already familiar with.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Practicing Gratitude Can Have a Huge Impact on Your Well-being

In recent years, the stacked shelves of high street stores have reflected a growing trend in well-being paraphernalia: ...

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Why Active Meditations

Osho Active Meditations are specifically designed for contemporary people who want to stay in the fast lane, but who also want to find relaxation. Awareness is the key.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

COVID-19 Has Upended Our World; It’s OK to Grieve

We are isolated, our lives are disrupted, and we don't know how bad it will be. It's okay to feel unsettled and important to acknowledge what we are feeling.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

When Things Fall Apart, Train Your Brain to Self-Regulate

Thoughts, emotions, moods, and memories come and they go. It’s our ability to regulate them that makes the difference.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

How to Help Teens Shelter in Place

Help your teenager to see the bigger picture, and their adult responsibilities, to ease the way to successful self isolation.

Psychology | Personality

Best Way To Offer Support During Hard Times? Use Messages Of Validation, Study Suggests

A new study finds that messages of support which validated a person's feelings were more helpful overall than the ones that were critical or that diminished emotions.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

COVID-19 and Anxiety: Coping with the Emotional Fallout of Isolation - Alpha-Stim

Experts say to practice social distancing to stop the spread of coronavirus. Isolation can lead to depression and anxiety; Alpha-Stim can help.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Speak Your Truth

Take an honest look at yourself and ask yourself: “Why have I kept part of myself hidden from those I love?”

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

A brain glitch? A sign of quantum entanglement? What science says about déjà vu | Aeon Videos

Roughly two-thirds of people have had déjà vu, or the weird feeling that a new situation has been experienced before. Yet its prevalence belies just how mysterious the phenomenon remains to researchers, despite some extraordinary recent leaps in neurosc

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study finds skipping breakfast is linked to a greater risk of depressive symptoms

Workers who omit breakfast show a heightened risk of depressive symptoms, according to a study published in Psychiatry Research. Depression is a ...

Psychology | Psychology

Working from home? Here’s why getting dressed is more important than you think

Working from home in pyjamas may sound like the dream, but is it really the best approach when it comes to our productivity and mental health? We asked an expert to explain.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

The facts on coronavirus aren't all scary. So why so much fear?

Why are people rushing to buy toilet paper, masks and sanitzer? Experts say anxiety around the coronavirus is fueled by a feeling of powerlessness.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

A growing number of states ban sexual orientation change efforts

Twenty states have now passed laws banning 'conversion therapy,' even as psychologists continue to battle other efforts that seek to undermine LGBTQ rights.

Health & Fitness | Psychology

I used to have social anxiety. These 4 mental shifts made me confident

Once I realized that in order for me to become more confident, I had to  practice going outside my comfort zone, I found ways to practice on a daily basis.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

When There’s So Much That Needs Our Care - HeartMath | Blog

People and the planet need our care more than ever. For many, it can seem like too much to care for—work, family, health, the political situations, climate change, and more. We can find our care turning to worry, anxiety and ongoing energy drain. So, is

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Fuming in a traffic jam? Angry about waiting? Israeli researchers have an idea

Think concrete thoughts, says BGU team, as study shows people geared to abstract, big picture thinking react more aggressively to wait times than those who focus on the details

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

How Much Does Our Language Determine Behavior? - David Shariatmadari - Behavioral Scientist

In his latest book, Don't Believe a Word, David Shariatmadari explores how the language we speak impacts the way we see the world, and our behavior in it.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

To Achieve Your Goals, Lump and Slice - By Lee Anne Fennell - Behavioral Scientist

Humans are remarkably sensitive to how we bundle and divide tasks and choices. We can use that quirk to help realize our aspirations.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

15 Ways to Reach Your Goals and Commit to Healthy Habits

When you have goals to reach but you struggle to stay committed, these effective tips will help you reignite your drive and stay on track.

Miscellaneous | Potpourri

Why Ricky Gervais’s Criticism of Hollywood Is So Satisfying | Psychology Today

Ricky Gervais’ message may resonate because he calls out entitlement, self-importance, and moral hypocrisy.

Miscellaneous | Potpourri

The Narcissism and Grandiosity of Celebrities | Psychology Today

Here is a thought: Entertain us at the movies and in concert halls, and leave the science for scientists.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Biological WiFi: Baby & Adult Brains 'Sync Up' While Playing Together - Study Finds

A new study conducted at Princeton University's baby lab has found that infants and adults often share the same brain wavelengths during natural play.

Psychology | Psychology

5 Things Therapists Wish Everyone Knew About Mental Health | Psychology Today

Most people who walk into my therapy office tell me that they had thought about getting help for years. But they were afraid to reach out to a therapist.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

New Year's resolutions, for couples - CNN

Argue better, make time, think of the future and have sex once a week: These and other goals will strengthen your romantic relationship in the coming year.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Tune In to Your Body's Wisdom

"If we don’t listen to our body... it slaps us upside the head. Then we actually have a physical problem."

News | Interesting Links

Myths around mental illness cause high rates of unemployment

Stigmas surrounding mental health can create difficult or even dangerous situations for employees struggling with mental illness.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Dealing With a Negative Person

Negative people can drain us. It's tempting to just cut them out of our lives. But there is another option: take the experience as something to savour.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Following Your Intuition Can Transform Your Decision Making

How tuning into your body’s intuition can help you make informed decisions and change your life in the process.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

6 Ways to Purify Your Space – Konmari

Tidying goes beyond the tangible. Maintaining pure, cleansed energy in your space can allow you to enter into a deeper state of reflection and gratitude.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Do soldiers sometimes enjoy combat?

The horrors of war are well documented, but less well understood is how soldiers can get a rush or thrill from combat.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Stress, Inflammation and Microbes: A Moody Trinity | Psychology Today

Psychological stress affects your immune system and can make you moody and depressed. Fortunately, there are tricks to boost your resilience and make you feel better.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

A New Way of Tapping into Gratitude to Light Your Way

Gratitude benefits us and those around us. Read a simple, new way to connect with gratitude to lift you up and light your path forward.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

7 Lies You Tell Yourself That Keep You From Succeeding | Inc.

These are untruths any one of us can get trapped in --so free yourself to soar.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

10 Traits of Emotionally Resilient People - HeartMath

If specific types of challenges tend to “undo” you, or you often feel frustrated, impatient or drained, there may be some gaps in your resilience strategies. Learning and developing the traits of emotionally resilient people is a great way to even out

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Compassionate Latitude: The need of the times - HeartMath | Blog

Life seems to be calling on us to have more compassionate latitude for each other and for ourselves during these volatile times.

Psychology | Psychology

Think You Lack Willpower? Here Is Another Possibility

On the surface, a lack of willpower might seem like a personal failing, but research suggests the truth is more complicated. In some situations, it may be the more logical choice.

Psychology | Personality

80% of Millennials Feel Insecure and Inadequate

A new survey of 2,000 millennials reveals troubling statistics regarding how young adults see themselves in comparison to peers and older generations.

Psychology | Psychology

Train Your Brain to Remember Anything You Learn With This Simple, 20-Minute Habit

This 100-year old method has been making the rounds again--it's worth getting around to.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

4 Exercises to Get Rid of a Creative Block in Less Than 10 Minutes

Your mind holds an endless well of ideas and creative solutions. You just have to open it. Try these four exercises to eliminate blocks.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Interesting Research into What the "Present" Means

By Emma Young. When people see the future as coming sooner, they make more far-sighted choices, the study finds.

Psychology | Psychology

Neuroscience shows that our gut instincts about only children are right

Kids with no siblings get all their parents' attention, but are their brains different?

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How to Be Optimistic: It'll Help You Live Longer

Pessimists may suspect this finding, but researchers who tracked the health outcomes of thousands of adults across many years found optimists were much more likely to reach 85. Optimism is teachable.

Psychology | Psychology

Slow walkers have slower minds, scientists reveal

William Blake did it dreamily, Sigmund Freud languidly, and Albert Einstein almost religiously.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Can Trauma Really Be 'Stored' In The Body?

Could unprocessed trauma actually get "stored" in the body? And could some sort of physical stimulus or touch help release it? Here's what the experts say.

Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

‘I was an intruder’: what it’s like to be your parents’ least favourite child

Many mothers and fathers admit to having a preferred child – and experts say that being a sidelined sibling can cause serious problems

Psychology | Psychology

Why introverts and extroverts recognize faces differently — Quartz

Individual differences in face recognition have been linked to reflect a person’s personality, their social and emotional functioning, and even to their measures of empathy and anxiety.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

11 Apps That Will Make You Feel Smarter!

Your smartphone is the window to all the knowledge in the world—and these apps will help you unlock it.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

NHS Study of Alpha-Stim for Anxiety Can Revolutionize Mental Health Care in the UK - Alpha-Stim

Study Proves Alpha-Stim Treatment is As Effective and More Cost Efficient Than Current First-Line Therapy The National Health Services (NHS) of the United Kingdom has …

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Preying on Children: The Emerging Psychology of Pedophiles

Images of child sex abuse have reached a crisis point on the internet. Now, science is beginning to shed light on why people abuse children in the first place.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Avoidance, Rumination, Procrastination and the Link to Depression

Procrastination is a very common aspect of depression. To help sufferers and their loved ones better understand this, I’ll unpack the links.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Do This in the Morning for a Better Workday

A new study suggests that people who have mentally prepared for the workday by thinking about their work goals have a better work experience.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Research Shows that Short Term Therapy Can Be a Game Changer

Just a few hours of therapy-like interventions can reduce some people’s anxiety.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

No, Evolution Is Not Always Dog-Eat-Dog

Violence has been the sire of all the world’s values,” wrote poet Robinson Jeffers in 1940. “What but the wolf’s tooth whittled…

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Teens Bonds with Parents Impact How "Fast" They "Grow Up"

Whereas many parents recall rebelling as teens and plotting ways to distance themselves from their parents — including getting their driver’s license and moving out of the house — that desire for independence seems to have waned.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Study: Teens Who Hold Off On Dating Have Better Social Skills, Less Depressed - Study Finds

A new study has found that teens who don't date are happier, less depressed, and more adept at dealing with a variety of social situations.

Family & Parenting | Kids

9 Ways to Minimize Stress & Anxiety in Kids

Stress and anxiety are normal intermittent experiences for kids but they are not normal as chronic companions. Here's how you can help minimize stress and anxiety and help your kids be their most healthy selves.

Health & Fitness | News Items

Fake News Influences Voters and Leads to False Memories

Fake news almost certainly influences voters, and can even cause many to form false memories based on fabricated news reports they've seen, a new study finds.

News | Interesting Stuff

Reading Makes People Feel Happier and Smarter, According to New Poll | Mental Floss

Reading even just 15 pages a day can make people feel happier, smarter, and more relaxed. Who can argue with that?

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Staring into someone's eyes for 10 Minutes Elicits Dissociation

By Christian Jarrett A psychologist based in Italy says he has found a simple way to induce in healthy people an altered state of consciousness – simply get two individuals to look into each other's eyes for 10 minutes while they are sitting in a dimly

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

19 Ways to Be a Better Friend - Exercises For Injuries

When you are in need, friends can be a great help. This is an area where you should give as good as you get. Here are 19 ways to be a better friend.

Psychology | Psychology

How emotionally intelligent are you? Ask yourself these 11 questions.

Emotional intelligence is only becoming more important in the workplace — and many leaders are falling behind.

Psychology | Personality

These 3 Personality Styles Are More Susceptible to Persuasion

Most people would scoff at the idea that they aren't in full control of their own decisions. However, a study out of England has identified certain personality profiles that make people more, or less, perceptible to different types of persuasion.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Understanding Different Types of Anxiety Can Help You Diffuse it

In small doses, anxiety is a vital emotion. Without it, we could be killed crossing the street and would find ourselves ill-prepared for many of the important tasks of life.

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

A concussion can cost your job, especially if you are young and well educated

A hard tackle on the football-field, a crash on your bike or a fall from a ladder in your home can easily cause a concussion, which eventually can cost your job—especially if you are in your thirties, and have a higher education.

Miscellaneous | Interesting

The Perks of Being a Psychopath

"Always treat everyone with respect. You never know who is secretly a psychopath." - Alex Wayne, Diagnosis How does one go about identifying a psychopath? It's not easy, but researchers

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

11 Ways Narcissists Use Shame to Control | The Exhausted Woman

A weakness of a narcissist is their extreme hatred of being embarrassed. There is nothing worse for them than having someone point out even the slightest fault. Ironically, they have no problem openly doing this to others. This method of casting shame all

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Let Go: On-Again, Off-Again Relationships Harmful To Mental Health - Study Finds

Letting go is painful for many people when it comes to relationships, but a study suggests that it may be the safest option when it comes to protecting one's mental health.

Psychology | Psychology

How to Manage Anxiety During Periods of Transition

We might find ourselves going through a transitional process when we are traveling, moving homes, in-between careers, in-between relationships or simply

Politics | Politics

Hollywood Reporter: Democrats More Easily Influenced By TV And Film Than Republicans | Daily Wire

On Tuesday, Morning Consult and The Hollywood Reporter (THR) released a report regarding the extent to which television and film influence Americans.

Psychology | Personality

Podcast on Mens Mental Health

We might need to rethink our treatment of men in psychological settings. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Redlands' Fred Rabinowitz explores the basis for these new guidelines.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

The Math Behind Successful Relationships - WSJ

A psychologist and mathematician teamed up to craft a tool that proved to be shockingly accurate at predicting which marriages would wind up in divorce.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

When Trauma Gets Trapped in the Body

If we don't face our pain and acknowledge our trauma, it continues to haunt us from the shadows where we let it reside.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

More Evidence that Happiness and Success Does Not Come from Achievements

Most of us have dreams that won’t come true. The question is—how do we respond to that disappointment?

Entertainment | Entertainment

Can Watching Friends Help Ease Your Anxiety? One Psychologist Says Yes | Mental Floss

But it's not just 'Friends' that could do the trick, according to clinical psychologist Marc Hekster. 'The Big Bang Theory' can also help reduce your anxiety.

Psychology | Personality

Some Things Introverts With Social Anxiety Wish You Knew

Introversion and social anxiety are not the same thing, but that doesn't mean some of us "quiet ones" don't suffer from it. Here's what it's like.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Study: Seniors’ Physical and Mental Health Linked to Optimism

Traits like optimism, resilience, wisdom, and self-compassion are found to be protective, while loneliness seemed to be a risk factor.

Psychology | Personality

Scientists determine four personality types based on new data: Comprehensive data analysis dispels established paradigms

Researchers have sifted through data from more than 1.5 million questionnaire respondents and found at least four distinct clusters of personality types exist: average, reserved, self-centered and role model. They are based on the five widely accepted bas

Science & Technology | Technology

World Health Organization deems 'gaming disorder' an official illness - CNET

Video game addiction gets added to the organization's latest list of modern-day ills.

Politics | The War On Gender

Trans Activists Silence The Science So They Can Claim It's On Their Side

It's telling that, in order to claim that science is on their side, trans activists need to bully actual scientists into silence, lest they spread truth.

Psychology | Personality

Interesting study on how our self-perceptions of our own racism is skewed

College undergraduates tend to view other students as more racist than themselves, even when they have engaged in the exact same behaviors, according to ...

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

The positive vs negative tone of the media impacts mood and trauma

It's no surprise that the repeated viewing of grisly images can be emotionally harmful and exposure to media coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings has ...

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Profiles in (Everyday) Courage | Psychology Today

How to Stop Fear from Being the Boss of You: Small acts of everyday courage are the key to developing confidence

News | Interesting Links

Meet Dyan Haspel-Johnson - Voyage LA Magazine | LA City Guide

Today we’d like to introduce you to Dyan Haspel-Johnson. Dyan, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far. The career I chose for myself was as a fashion designer but health psychology and hypnos

Psychology | Personality

When to Trust Your Gut | Psychology Today

Intuition feels like magic. But we get our gut instincts through past experiences and the knowledge we have gathered. Hunches are great when they work, but it’s good to think twice.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Depression Doesn’t Feel the Same for Everyone - Alpha-Stim

Often when people think of depression, they imagine it as overwhelming sadness, but everyone who suffers from depression has a unique experience.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

The Doctor Who Can Feel Peoples' Pain Is Teaching Us About Empathy

Joel Salinas can literally feel his patients' pain. But as scientists are learning, there's more to empathy than just mirroring someone else.

Science & Technology | Israeli Inovation

Scared of arachnids? Go watch Spider-Man, Israeli study says | The Times of Israel

Researchers from Bar-Ilan and Ariel universities use short clips from superhero movies as positive stimulus in exposure therapy

Health & Fitness | Health News

Just how effective is hypnosis at relieving pain?

Can hypnosis treat pain? A recent meta-analysis combines the findings of 85 studies and concludes that it could be an effective option for pain relief.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Turns Out, Thinking About Coffee Is Actually Just As Good For You As Drinking It

If we ever dared to add up the amount of money we've dropped on takeaway coffee over the course of our highly caffeinated working lives, we'd likely fall into a deep pit of despair and probably wouldn't make it out in time to figure out why Emilia Clarke says we should be even more worried than we already are about episode 5 of Game Of Thrones.

Psychology | Psychology

Brain scans show promise in spotting suicidal thoughts - CBS News

Comparing scans of people's brains thinking about the word "death," you get different results in a person who has thought about suicide and one who has not

Business & Finance | Business

The Psychology Of Smarter Leadership: Principles Executives And Managers Must Understand

These principles can be successfully applied in almost any business environment to strengthen relationships and improve performance.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

10 Amazing Benefits of Hugging—According to Science

Hugs are a powerful expression of trust and affection. They are also surprisingly impactful thanks to their effect ...

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Survey: Average Person Has Just 4 Hours, 26 Minutes Of Free Time Per Week! - Study Finds

How much free time do you get to enjoy each week? If you're like the most people, it's hardly enough to even be excited about. A new survey finds that the average American logs just four hours and 26 minutes of time to themselves in a given week.

Psychology | Psychology

Most Links Between Personality Traits and Life Outcomes Are Replicable, Study Shows – Association for Psychological

Links between personality traits and life outcomes found in previous research are largely reproducible, according to findings from a large-scale replication project.

Health & Fitness | Psychology!

The reason you keep Googling friends who are no longer in your life

It was my own fault. I hooked up with a friend's boyfriend and instantly regretted it. I betrayed a friend I really cared about and nothing I could say or do would erase what I'd done. When our entire friendship group eventually found out, one by one, friends began dropping like flies

Psychology | Psychology

How To Defeat Procrastination With The Psychology Of Emotional Intelligence

What if you trained your brain to enjoy confronting a task more than procrastinating on it?

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

This Morning Routine will Save You 20 Hours Per Week

The traditional 9–5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor, but not in the knowledge working world we now live in. Although this may be obvious…

Health & Fitness | Psychology

Stanford study: Long hours don't make you more productive

When it comes to your workday, less is more...but that can be a challenge for many. The constant chase can make even the most seasoned executives feel overwhelmed, and as a result, they work longer hours. But one Stanford researcher argues that longer hou

Psychology | Psychology

Why Does It Feel Like Time Is Flying By? Scientist Has Physical Explanation | Inverse

As one gets older, it becomes obvious that life truly feels like it goes by in the blink of an eye. Numerous researchers have attempted to use their expertise to explain exactly why this perplexing feeling persists. In a paper published Monday Adrian Beja

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Forgetting uses more brain power than remembering -- ScienceDaily

Choosing to forget something might take more mental effort than trying to remember it, researchers discovered through neuroimaging.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Helicopter Parents: The Real Reason Teenagers Are so Unhappy

Parents are denying their children critical opportunities to learn to navigate the difficulties of life, giving rise to a generation of depressed teenagers.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Trusting Our Gut Instincts—Or Not  

Subtle, meaningless, and sometimes involuntary body movements can influence our actions and decisions, making our gut instinct less than trustworthy.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

10 harmless mind tricks that make people like you

Give these 10 mind tricks a try, with minimal effort on your part, and you’re bound to notice a difference in how people respond to you.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Why late bloomers are happier and more successful — Quartz

The early bird gets the worm, sure. But it doesn't get the lessons that make one wise.

Psychology | Psychology

6 Signs It’s Time to Seek Help for Your Anxiety | Psychology Today

If you feel symptoms of anxiety absent of any apparent reason, or everyday things make you anxious—leaving home, for example—it may be time to see a mental health professional.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice From Bobby

The 5 Entrepreneurial Factors That Distinguish 'Billionaires' From 'Millionaires'

'The rich are different from you and me,' F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said. Apparently they're different from one another, as well.

Psychology | Relationships

7 Research-Based Principles for Making Marriage Work

In The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, written with Nan Silver, renowned clinical psychologist and marriage researcher John Gottman, Ph.D, reveals

Health & Fitness | Health News

Self-Induced Disease: Why the #1 Killer of Americans May Surprise You

Most modern illness comes from bad behaviors that that can be hard to change. But with focus and motivation, we can avoid self-inflicted suffering.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

It's Surprisingly Easy to Trick People With a Disguise, Sneaky Study Finds

It could be much easier to pull off the perfect heist than you think. According to a new study from the UK, you don’t need to disguise yourself much in order to fool the average person into thinking they’re looking at someone else. It might even take

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Magnetic Brain Stimulation as Treatment for Depression Disappoints in VA Trial - Alpha-Stim

Magnetic therapy is no more successful at treating depression than a placebo. Alpha-Stim has been proven in over 100 clinical trials to bring relief.

Health & Fitness | Psychology!

7 Awkward Tips for Making New Friends | Psychology Today

Research find that friendships last an average of seven years, so we all find ourselves short on friends sometimes. Making new ones takes some effort, but it's worth it.