- Can a Single TV Show Influence a Presidential Election?
Most people don’t give much weight to the influence that television shows have on politics. After all, there’s dozens of channels, outlets, and shows available no matter what your politica [...]
- You Can’t Suppress the Data
As we are all learning, if you try and suppress research data, you’re ultimately going to fail. Especially if you’ve previously made such data available to the U.S. Food and...
- 12 Tips for a Happier Home, Adapted from Nursery School
One of my resolutions is to Treat myself like a toddler. I’ve found that much of the advice aimed at children is just as helpful for me. For instance, I’m...
- 12 Depression Busters for New Moms
It’s supposed to be the most exciting time of your life … and everyone is telling you how lucky you are to have a beautiful baby, but all you can...
- This Is The Most Narcissistic Generation (M)
Both young and old agree on the most narcissistic generation. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, [...]
- An Obvious Sign Of Vitamin D Deficiency
Around half of the world’s population is deficient in vitamin D. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog' [...]
- Researchers close in on a new depression mechanism
A study in rats identifies a key driver of anhedonia, the inability to experience pleasure. This finding may lead to new therapies not just for depression.
- Best of Our Blogs: May 24, 2019
On a summit recently, I learned our brains are always trying to understand things. This thought was mind-blowing for me. Think of it. Your mind is like a scientist trying...
- A New Trial Of An Ancient Rhetorical Trick Finds It Can Make You Wiser
By David Robson. The research continues to prove that the subject of wisdom is worthy of rigorous experimental study.
- How to Improve the Mental Health of Older Adults
“Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be.” – Robert Browning Older adults should be enjoying their so-called “golden years,” yet too many are beset with mental...
- A Childhood Sign Of Good Mental Health (M)
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- The Personality Traits Linked To High IQ
A major personality trait associated with high intelligence. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, [...]
- Podcast: Mental Health Info – Telling Fact from Fiction
Being hospitalized for any reason is never a fun time, but there are some instances where it can be a harrowing experience. This is especially true for psychiatric patients,...
- Even People Without Mathematical Training Experience The “Beauty” Of Maths
By Matthew Warren. The way we use our aesthetic intuitions could have important implications, the researchers say.
- Depression: Esketamine trial leaves 'more questions than answers'
A clinical trial for intranasal esketamine found it effective and safe for severe depression, leading to an FDA approval. But is this the end of the road?