- How to Understand and Control the Online Over Checking Habit
I know I’m addicted to what I call “Over Checking.” I also know that the more I feed this addiction, the more emotionally exhausted I become. Yet, even with this...
- Researchers Asked Older Adults About The Strategies They Use For Combatting Loneliness. Here’s What They Said
By Emily Reynolds. Strategies included acceptance of ageing and being proactive about helping others.
- Who Takes Out the Garbage? Dividing Household Chores
You’d think after decades of an economy that depends on two incomes to float a family, that how a couple can work together to keep house would be common knowledge....
- The Drug That Could Halt Alzheimer’s (M)
Mice also recover their cognitive abilities after being given the drug. → Support PsyBlog for just $5 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog' [...]
- Feeling Sad After Sex? Postcoital Dysphoria & Symptoms
For most people, sex is fun. Whether you engage in it with a partner or by yourself, sexual activity usually results in feelings of satisfaction and positive feelings (Sadock &...
- Episode 19: Should We Worry About Screen Time?
This is Episode 19 of PsychCrunch, the podcast from the British Psychological Society’s Research Digest, sponsored by Routledge Psychology. Download here. …
- 4 Potent Ingredients for Deepening Intimacy
Philosophers and psychotherapists have often suggested that to love and be loved is what life is all about. In addition, all the great spiritual traditions vaunt love as their central...
- The Simplest Way To Boost Your Memory (M)
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- What Your Eyes Say About Your IQ
Fluid intelligence is the ability to solve problems, apply logic and identify patterns. → Support PsyBlog for just $5 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Expl [...]
- Cold Days Can Make Us Long For Social Contact — But Warming Up Our Bodies Eliminates This Desire
By Emma Young. Finding highlights need to consider ambient temperature in studies of warmth and social judgements.
- Podcast: BoJack Horseman and Celebrity Mental Health Advocacy
Rich celebrity on TV: “Have you ever been sad? You might have depression.” If scenarios like this make you want to throw a rock at a window, you aren’t...
- ‘Don’t Quit Your Day Job’: On Working Through a Health Crisis
I had mental health issues in 1991 that caused me to be hospitalized for two weeks, after which I received a diagnosis of bipolar illness. My psychiatrist at the time...
- What Childhood Adversity Does To The Brain (M)
How challenging early experiences shape individual development. → Support PsyBlog for just $5 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog's ebook [...]
- Weight Loss: The Best Meal Timings To Slim Down
The meal timings that increase weight loss, lower blood sugar and fight diabetes. → Support PsyBlog for just $5 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore Ps [...]
- Teaching Your Child How to Grieve
The first time I felt loss was at the age of ten when my grandfather passed away. I remember it being an awkward situation that no one talked about. Death...