Self-compassion helps both partners move on and feel satisfied
On a quest to make his brain work better, a writer delves into the evidence for why the world’s most notorious alkaloid may be the best bet for a true cognitive enhancer
Psychologists found that encouraging newlywed couples to watch romance flicks, and then discuss them cut the three-year divorce rate in half. Christie Nicholson reports
Newly recognized, adult ADHD threatens the success and well-being of 4 percent of adults. A combination of treatments can help the afflicted lead a more productive life
When consumers “flirt” with another brand, it can strengthen ties to their old favorite
Across cultures, victorious athletes raise their arms, puff out their chests and shout, in what appears to be a physical display of dominance. Erika Beras reports
We talk to ourselves to stay motivated, tame unruly emotions, plan for the future and even maintain a sense of self
Comedians score higher than uncreative types, and even higher than actors, on a range of psychotic traits. Karen Hopkin reports
The more parents engage in one-on-one baby talk with their infants, the more words the child produced at age two. Allie Wilkinson reports.
Discussing thoughts with toddlers may help them understand other minds when they’re older
A meta-analysis of 47 previously published studies concludes that there's moderate evidence for meditation offering some relief of anxiety and depression, and low or insufficient evidence for effects on other conditions...
Hotter weather sparks aggression and revolution
Writing about love made students rank candy and water as sweeter-tasting than writing about jealousy or other topics
Migraine patients who were told they were getting a real drug did better than those who got the same treatment but who were told they were getting a placebo
Liberals tend to underestimate what they have in common with other liberals
A new study suggests why estimating distances is so difficult
Learning to embrace good feelings can lay the groundwork for future therapy
Prescription painkiller abuse is the newest drug epidemic to sweep the U.S.
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