Neurofeedback can put thoughts in your head and help you conquer phobias — even when you're unaware of what it's doing
Nonviolent protests are twice as likely to succeed as armed conflicts — and those engaging a threshold of 3.5% of the population have never failed to bring about change.
The problem goes beyond emotionally stunted men and the burden they place on women. To understand the cause of male loneliness, just look at the friendships of boys.
People are finding relief in a personality trait that explains their extreme sensitivity.
In January 2015, I spent the longest, queasiest week of my life on a cruise ship filled with conspiracy theorists.
Practicing the Greek virtues of wisdom and courage is one thing. But being cheerful the American way borders on psychosis.
Sure, we have more experience — but that may actually be part of the problem.
Our attachment to social media is clearly affecting the health of the body politic.
Having customers do most of the work, feel great about it, and at the same time perceive they have attained ‘greater value for money’ is the Holy Grail for companies. Here’s why.
In the past few years, the world of UFO "researchers" has been afflicted by the kinds of conspiratorial cracks that have appeared throughout American culture: Who can be trusted?
Marathons, fasting and silent retreats — the psychology behind hardcore health.
Most recovery programs require total abstinence to be considered sober. But is a sober performance worth your sanity and personal safety?
Finally I decide to say something, but as the words leave my lips, I'm convinced that I've just uttered the dumbest thing any therapist has ever said in the history of the field. I say, "Yeah, you seem depressed, all right."
After watching how my family treated my lesbian mom, I assumed it would all repeat when I came out. But as my grandma's memory faded, her disapproval of gay people vanished too.
On March 22, 2018, I was rushed to the hospital for life-saving surgery. Due to complications with the procedure, I didn't regain full, coherent consciousness until the second week in April. For three weeks I was stuck inside my own mind, subject to a seemingly unending series of dreams.
An acquaintance recently theorized that my main problem in life is that I have no purpose. It was weird to hear but also welcome.
If procrastination isn't about laziness, then what is it about?
A study on rats offers the first biological evidence that small doses of hallucinogenic drugs could have therapeutic benefits.
Depression is a very complex disorder, and we simply have no good evidence that antidepressants help sufferers to improve.
It's about a confluence of stress and convenience. Plus, they can be fun.
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