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Gender

By Kevin Bennett Ph.D. on May 27, 2020 in Modern Minds

Both men and women strongly associate meat with masculinity. For many men, a meal is not complete without meat, but new research shows that not all men see meat the same way.

Both men and women strongly associate meat with masculinity. For many men, a meal is not complete without meat, but new research shows that not all men see meat the same way.

When Disapproval is Used As a Love Language

How do we reprioritize and stay on top of our wellbeing, even as we slowly reopen?

All who work in healthcare settings need support and advocacy.

Can a lethal ‘flu have a silver lining? Covid-19 warns us of grave social changes, and reminds us that we’re animals too

Bad boys are said to have a magnetism that many women find irresistible. What sort of men fall into this category?

New COVID findings from an elite university have a major flaw. Why is this happening again?

As pandemic restrictions continue, are you starting to worry more about your child’s mental health? You are not alone.

Evolutionary Psychology

By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on May 27, 2020 in The Human Beast

Men are three times as likely as women to admit that they do not wear face masks. This fits with a broader pattern of better health behavior by women.

Men are three times as likely as women to admit that they do not wear face masks. This fits with a broader pattern of better health behavior by women.

Education

By Teru Clavel on May 27, 2020 in A Mastery Mindset

We are trying to get by as parents and educators day-by-day. Here is how you can prepare for the future with intention.

We are trying to get by as parents and educators day-by-day. Here is how you can prepare for the future with intention.

Health

By Brad J. Bushman Ph.D. on May 27, 2020 in Get Psyched!

Rejecting misinformation requires cognitive effort, and people can become “cognitive misers” who don’t like to think.

Rejecting misinformation requires cognitive effort, and people can become “cognitive misers” who don’t like to think.

Health

By Jim Taylor Ph.D. on May 27, 2020 in The Power of Prime

My fundamental question is whether the positive changes we’ve experienced during the pandemic will “stick” after life returns to some semblance of normal.

My fundamental question is whether the positive changes we’ve experienced during the pandemic will “stick” after life returns to some semblance of normal.

Attachment

By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on May 27, 2020 in Hope + Resilience

Specific character traits and attachment styles are likely to make some individuals more susceptible to psychological distress than others.

Specific character traits and attachment styles are likely to make some individuals more susceptible to psychological distress than others.

Resilience

By Deborah L. Davis Ph.D. on May 27, 2020 in Laugh, Cry, Live

Do you find yourself criticizing people for how they respond to stay-at-home orders? Try to practice curiosity, compassion, and acceptance instead.

Do you find yourself criticizing people for how they respond to stay-at-home orders? Try to practice curiosity, compassion, and acceptance instead.

Health

By Mark Borigini M.D. on May 27, 2020 in Overcoming Pain

Before they make grand announcements, eager scientists should wait to see if their peers agree they really have a breakthrough.

Before they make grand announcements, eager scientists should wait to see if their peers agree they really have a breakthrough.

Anxiety

By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on May 27, 2020 in Emotional Fitness

Staying energized can be hard when it’s just you and a laptop at high noon, staring each other down like two gunslingers on a dusty Western street.

Staying energized can be hard when it’s just you and a laptop at high noon, staring each other down like two gunslingers on a dusty Western street.

We all think we are doing a great job protecting ourselves, yet, here are 5 common mistakes many of us make.

Education

By David Rettew M.D. on May 27, 2020 in ABCs of Child Psychiatry

There’s going to be a lot of kids who will struggle with returning to camps and schools. The time is now to prepare and plan for this transition.

There’s going to be a lot of kids who will struggle with returning to camps and schools. The time is now to prepare and plan for this transition.

The controversy and confusion are needless.

Marcus Aurelius was emperor of Rome when the Antonine Plague broke out. Discover how he used Stoicism to remain calm.

Arguments with loved ones are often about something much deeper. Here is tool you can use to better understand your emotions.

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Is there a correct way to re-integrate?

In this time of no-sense, you need to make the sense that makes sense to you.

When you point your finger at your partner, notice that three fingers are pointing back at you. Start with those 3 fingers.

Emotional eating is more complex than was once believed, and depends on a wide range of variables that can be difficult to measure.

Stress

By Marianna Pogosyan Ph.D. on May 27, 2020 in Between Cultures

Experiencing positive emotions during difficult situations can help us cope with stress and benefit our well-being.

Experiencing positive emotions during difficult situations can help us cope with stress and benefit our well-being.

Stress

By Evan Parks Psy.D. on May 27, 2020 in Pain Rehabilitation

With 68% of Americans feeling that everything is out of control, how do people with chronic pain rise above their circumstances to find balance? The place to begin is awareness.

With 68% of Americans feeling that everything is out of control, how do people with chronic pain rise above their circumstances to find balance? The place to begin is awareness.

Toxic relationships come in all shapes and sizes and are damaging to your mental health.

Parenting

By Iben Sandahl on May 27, 2020 in The Danish Way

The way you perceive and communicate with your children and adolescence is crucial to their development, resilience and well-being.

The way you perceive and communicate with your children and adolescence is crucial to their development, resilience and well-being.

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