Facing Your Fears: Dispelling the Myths of Exposure Therapy
It is true that anxiety temporarily goes away when you avoid feared situations. So, if that’s the case, then why is avoiding things that make you anxious so problematic?
The Psychopaths of Flannery O'Connor
She set her stories in "the Christ-haunted South." Her psychopaths are from a place and an era of segregationist Baptists, tent revival Pentecostals, and itinerant Bible salesmen.
Being Human 101: How Social Are Your Relationships?
COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 may be helping us see perhaps more clearly than before the pandemic both why we need our social networks, and why our networks are more than merely social.
What to Do When His Divorce Doesn’t Seem to Be Happening
Having an affair with a married man? Does he swear true love, but won't leave his wife? Wondering why the divorce is delayed? See the red flags, save yourself, and move on.
Therapists' Self-Care Tips to Cope with Stress and Anxiety
Are you struggling to reconnect with your mind and your body? Therapists share advice to help you tune in, recenter and just breathe.
Racial Prejudice and Cannabis
Racial prejudice and demonization of cannabis have been intertwined in the New World for over four and a half centuries. Learn the entire history and follow the unbroken thread.
It's Okay to Feel Mixed About "Cuties"
Here's how science can help navigate the Neflix controversy.
Dream Sleep Helps Older and Younger Brains in Different Ways
Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep helps the developing brain in unique ways up until about the age of 2-and-a-half. As we get older, the role of dream sleep continues to evolve.
Is It Okay to Feel Okay?
Don't believe the hype. You can feel okay, even in the midst of 2020.
Tips For Effective Teaching Online and Offline
Some teaching activities are actually better suited to online methods, whereas others require in-person instruction. Design your syllabus to get the best of both worlds.