The Nazi regime urged German mothers to ignore their toddlers’ emotional needs—the better to raise hardened soldiers and followers. Attachment researchers say that the harmful effects of that teaching may be affecting later generations
So-called "relaxation music" is only about as effective as a soothing Chopin piece at lulling listeners into a relaxed state. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen puts to rest four common travel anxieties
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen talks with psychologist Dr. Joseph Burgo about the often-misunderstood experience of shame
People who had a conflict in a given day but also got hugged were not as affected by the negative interaction as were their unhugged counterparts.
Grunya Sukhareva characterized autism nearly two decades before Austrian doctors Leo Kanner and Hans Asperger
New recordings of electrical activity in the brain help reveal the underpinnings of bad moods
Mouse studies show tiny intercellular pods convey to sperm a legacy of a father’s hard knocks in life
Researchers are developing wristbands and apps to predict moods—but the technology has pitfalls as well as promise
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen busts the 5 biggest myths of mindfulness
Where financial disparities are greatest, the murder rate tends to be high
Brain changes, visible on scans, are also associated with Alzheimer’s precursors
The search is on for safe, effective ways to taper the drugs for people in chronic pain
Why do people die by suicide?
PTSD sometimes spreads from trauma victims to the people who care for them, including rescue workers, spouses and even therapists
A study tries to find whether slaughtering zombies with a virtual assault weapon translates into misbehavior when a teenager returns to reality
The two conditions share many traits, but the connection has been largely overlooked until now
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen explains what exactly emotional support animals are, and whether or not you really have to sit next to one at your favorite restaurant
The anesthetic and party drug offers depression patients new hope, but some clinics may stray from science
New research suggests genetic material from the mitochondria can trigger an immune response throughout the body