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Rise of the sex robots - video

Advances in computer science and engineering have lifted animatronic lovers from the realms of science fiction to reality; the first models are due to go on sale by the end of the year. Jenny Kleeman meets the men who are making the sex robots, the customers who want to buy them – and the critics who say they are dangerous Continue reading...

Living with “What If” — Addressing Anxiety

There are many people who don’t know that their hesitations, fears, and even compulsive “musts” throughout the day are actually stemmed in anxiety. Regardless if the anxiety is caused from stress or trauma, the longer anxiety is ignored — the worse it usually gets. If […]

8 Fascinating Facts About Anxiety Worth Knowing

15 hours agoAcademics / Psychology : PsyBlog

Surprising facts about anxiety include that it affects the sense of smell and balance, how we judge faces and perceptions of our personal space, and more… • Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook The Anxiety...Show More Summary

The Real Reason Sad Music Can Be Pleasurable

16 hours agoAcademics / Psychology : PsyBlog

The real reason some people enjoy listening to sad music. • Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic • Dr Dean is also the author of Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything.

The Mystery of Men in Therapy Revealed

Why is it that so many men feel more comfortable opening up to a therapist — essentially a stranger — than they do their own spouse? Do they trust their therapists more than their wives? The short answer is, no, they don’t. The slightly more […]

6 Strategies for Achieving Any Aspiration

Maybe you’d like to move up in your company. Maybe you’d like to become more assertive. Maybe you’d like to become a better writer or runner. Maybe you’d like to start a photography business. Maybe you’d like to set stronger boundaries. Maybe you’re feeling stuck […]

Heads in the sand: Most of us would prefer not to know whether bad things are going to happen

Many of us would rather not know about the future because we fear we'll regret hearing what's to come. By Alex Fradera

You Can Do This: Uncover Your True Potential

“To uncover your true potential, you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.” – Picabo Street Do you know what your true potential is? Have you ever given it much thought, or has it [...

A Simple Way To Boost Social Confidence

An easy self-affirmation exercise helps reduce social insecurities for at least two months. • Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic • Dr Dean is also the author of Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything.

New studies suggest liberals are as blinkered and biased as conservatives

Being biased is human. Liberals and conservatives alike are more accepting of information that backs up their existing views. By Christian Jarrett

The Type of Dairy Products Linked To Lower Depression

Certain dairy products are associated with lower rates of depression. • Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic • Dr Dean is also the author of Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything.

When Family Members and Friends Don’t Understand Depression

We’ve come a little way in reducing the stigma that’s associated with mental illness, but not nearly far enough. Consider these results pulled from a public attitude survey in Tarrant County, Texas, conducted by the county’s Mental Health Connection and the University of North Texas […]

Why You Should Attend Convention 2017 (Washington, DC)

Professional conventions are an integral part of the graduate school experience. APA Convention is one of the largest and brings together a diverse group of psychology students, academics, professionals, community organizations, and clinicians from across the US (and the world!). If you’re on the fence about attending the APA Annual Convention, here are just a […]

Best of Our Blogs: April 25, 2017

Have you ever untangled a necklace or earbud cord? It’s incredibly frustrating. As I unravel the cord or attempt to take apart a twisted chain, I feel a surprising amount of resistance. Here are the voices that flood my thoughts: “There are a million things […]

Introducing the Invisibility Cloak Illusion: We think we’re more observant (and less observed) than everyone else

Other people are probably paying more attention to you than you think, but that doesn't mean they're judging you. By Juliet Hodges

How to Love and Support a Woman with Anxiety

Trust me, she’s worth it. So, you’ve fallen in love with a woman who has anxiety. You’re one of the lucky ones. You have met a woman who feels deeply. Commercials for dog food make her cry. So does messing up that Pinterest recipe she […]

This Personality Trait Makes The Average-Looking More Attractive

How less attractive men can make themselves stand out from the crowd. • Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic • Dr Dean is also the author of Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything.

Why are we reluctant to trust robots?

Psychology research shows people mistrust those who make moral decisions by calculating costs and benefits – like computers do. Technologies built on artificial intelligence are revolutionizing human life. As these machines become increasingly...Show More Summary

The Surprising Reason Why Money Can’t Buy Happiness

Money can’t buy happiness. But why not? After all, money has its advantages. In one study, Nobel Prize winning scientists Daniel Kahneman and Angus Keaton looked at this question. They found that as income increases, life-satisfaction rises too. On the role of money in his […]

An Original Approach to Interpreting Dreams

I figured out an original approach to interpreting dreams long ago, but I’ve been unable to publicize it. I’ve published articles about it in the professional literature, but they haven’t attracted any attention. My basic theory about dreams seems to turn people off. It’s “too […]

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