The Savvy Psychologist interviews the author of The Power of Different: The Link Between Disorder and Genius
Makers of Crowdfunded "Gravity Blanket" Withdraw Unsupported Medical Claims after Raising $3 Million
The creators of a product marketed to treat anxiety, PSTD and other conditions have quietly changed its description on Kickstarter
Tom Insel will launch his own company to analyze behavior and mental illness using smartphone data
Tweaking the gut microbiome may hold promise for fighting stress, anxiety
What science shows about the dangers of suicide depictions
Gelotophobics can’t stand to hear chuckles because they think they’re the butt of the joke
A promising treatment that uses MDMA could help people suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder
People prone to believing in elaborate cover-ups could just be seeking more meaning in life
Many people on the spectrum take multiple medications, which can lead to serious side effects and may not even be effective
Trauma can be passed down to offspring due to epigenetic changes in DNA. But positive experiences seem able to correct that. Erika Beras reports.
New research suggests it doesn’t help—and it may hurt—to rely on a formula to predict the risk of a suicide
The Republican-proposed repeal bill is slated for a House vote on Thursday
New research suggests the two conditions may be de different outcomes of one genetic syndrome
How did an educated, elderly engineer wind up with a heroin habit?
Researchers are investigating how hallucinogens might be used to model—and develop treatments for—psychosis
It’s the most dramatized of the personality disorders, but one of the least understood. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen clears the air with nine signs of borderline personality disorder.
Cities shape how we think, feel and behave. Can we create cities that improve our brain health?
Free, imaginative play is crucial for normal social, emotional and cognitive development. It makes us better adjusted, smarter and less stressed
The rise and fall of the Beach Boys leader shows how crucial the brain's executive function is to creativity
The social media giant aims to save lives by quickly flagging and responding to worrying posts