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Does the coronavirus increase sociability?

Glenn Geher :Worried about the coronavirus? Me too. Here's an evolutionary take on how this virus may bear on the human social experience.From an evolutionary perspective, organisms that come to

Drug Addiction vs. Drug Dependence Difference is often misunderstood

Jonathan N. Stea :It is no secret that misinformation about addiction is rampant in popular media. One particular area of misinformation concerns how the use of language is employed when

Changing Behavior

Changing Behavior

Marty Nemko :The following distills what most often helps my clients effect behavior change. While I frame it as what I do as a counselor, much of it should

Dealing with Difficult People

Loriann Oberlin :During the holidays, I offered pointers to cope with the discontented characters that we all encounter in offices, schools, families and social circles, in Keeping Holiday Spirits

Dealing with Difficult People

Loriann Oberlin :During the holidays, I offered pointers to cope with the discontented characters that we all encounter in offices, schools, families and social circles, in Keeping Holiday Spirits

Experiencing Unimaginable

Experiencing Unimaginable

Margaret M. Quinlan :Throughout our interviews for our recent book, we examined particular health crises possible during the "life-cycle of early motherhood" (pre-conception through early toddlerhood). These crises include

Health hazards due to tobacco

Health hazards due to tobacco

Life Desk  :A total of 161,000 people annually die in Bangladesh due to diseases like heart attack and cancer caused for use of tobacco products - a major factor

Children in grief

Children in grief

Erin Walsh and David Walsh :I had a summer screen time blog all written and ready to post on this website. Then our family dog got very sick and

The Case of Sadness

The Case of Sadness

Marty Nemko :Of course, no reasonable case can be made for debilitating sadness, let alone for depression. But society, which values upbeatness, deems even mild sadness to be a

Do we all have a duty to warn?

Do we all have a duty to warn?

Joe Navarro :Do you and I have a "duty to warn"? Clinicians, nurses, school administrators, and other professionals are often confronted with this issue or are required by law

Do we all have a duty to warn?

Do we all have a duty to warn?

Joe Navarro :Do you and I have a "duty to warn"? Clinicians, nurses, school administrators, and other professionals are often confronted with this issue or are required by law

Facts about iMRI aided surgeries for brain tumour

Facts about iMRI aided surgeries for brain tumour

Dr. Ravi Suman Reddy :Neurological diseases affect a person's ability to do deal with school, work and personal tasks independently. Immediate rectification of anomalies in brain such as tumors,

Do your friends expect too much?

Do your friends expect too much?

Suzanne Degges-White, Ph.D :It's pretty normal that we let a friend know that we're in need of advice or need to share about something significant in their lives .

Working Fathers Need to Exercise

Russell Clayton, Ph.D :As a working father, like many of you, I pride myself on being available and spending time with my children when I'm not at work. And why

Diabetes Complications and control measures

Md Billal Hossen :Diabetes is one of the most prevalent and serious non-communicable diseases all over the world. It is the leading cause of death, disability, and economic loss, and

Can we all get along?

Anatasia Kim :On March 3, 1991, Rodney G. King was horribly beaten by the LAPD. Viewed all over the world, the infamous footage became a visceral symbol of police brutality

Power of smells

Roni Beth Tower :I boarded the express train, settled into the window position of the three-seater on the side of the car that follows the Hudson River, and prepared to

The making of a scientist

The making of a scientist

Marty Nemko :You probably wouldn't have bet on Lauren Reynolds winning a prestigious young-scientist award.Her father was a mechanic, her mother a stay-at-home-mom, and later, a school-cafeteria worker. Lauren

What Matters for Women at Work?

What Matters for Women at Work?

Audrey Nelson, Ph.D :Organizations cannot ask employees to check their emotions and basic human needs at the door. For women and men, work needs to be a place for

How should we react to a betrayal?

How should we react to a betrayal?

Sheila Kohler :I have recently been reading two books about betrayal: Elena Ferrante's "Days of Abandonment" and Domenico Starnone's "Ties." Interestingly these are stories of betrayal by a husband

Failure Is a Power Tool Make your way to success

Failure Is a Power Tool Make your way to success

Amy Alkon :In the summer of 2018, I trained to become a mediator. A mediator is basically a trail guide out of conflict, helping quarreling people hear and understand

Celebrating New Year Day

Celebrating New Year Day

Ramisa Maliha Bhuiyan :The New Year is a celebration that is carried out on a grand scale every year. The New Years' holiday is often marked by fireworks, parades,

Guide to Understanding Motivation

Guide to Understanding Motivation

Jannatun Noor Chowdhury :Many of us already know that motivation is the driving force which makes people to do things they believe will help them satisfy their needs and

Equality in marriage and divorce in Bangladesh

Equality in marriage and divorce in Bangladesh

Sadia Afrin Kona :According to Muslim law, all men have a supreme right to divorce at will. Under Talaaq-e-Tafwid, the husband can delegate the right to divorce the wife

Love your kid, love your parents first

Harriet Lerner, PhD :When a child enters the picture, every family relationship is called upon to change.Kids raise the stakes for how you treat your kin, especially parents and

Managing child's screen time

Managing child's screen time

Emanuel Maidenberg, PhD  :A common challenge of parents is limiting screen time.  Screens have become a primary source of not only entertainment, but also learning and communication.  In fact,

Love your kid, love your parents first

Love your kid, love your parents first

Harriet Lerner, PhD :When a child enters the picture, every family relationship is called upon to change.Kids raise the stakes for how you treat your kin, especially parents and

Managing child's screen time

Managing child's screen time

Emanuel Maidenberg, PhD :A common challenge of parents is limiting screen time.  Screens have become a primary source of not only entertainment, but also learning and communication.  In fact,

Gender Differences vs Gender Stereotypes

Gender Differences vs Gender Stereotypes

Amanda Rose, PhD :I teach and write about gender. So, I may say, or write, something like: "On average, men are more aggressive than women."My statements like these are

Social media takes a toll on mental health

Amy Morin, LCSW :The phrase "keeping up with the Joneses" first appeared in a comic strip in 1913. It was the same year that a camel first appeared on