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February 25, 2021
by Elizabeth Pratt

a mind reading

Women Better At Reading Minds Than Men

February 25, 2021 08:00 by Elizabeth Pratt  [About the Author]

a mind reading
Psychologists in the UK have developed the first ever mind reading questionnaire designed to assess how well people understand what others are truly thinking. The researchers from the University of Bath, Cardiff and London developed the new questionnaire and in doing so determined that women are much better at understanding what others may be thinking. [More]

August 18, 2020
by Patricia Tomasi

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Can Jealousy In Friendships Be A Good Thing?

August 18, 2020 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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A new study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology looked at whether friendship jealously can be a tool for maintaining friendships in the face of third party threats. “Friendships are massively important for health and happiness, and they can be threatened when our friends form new friendships or other relationships,” study author Jaimie Arona Krems told us. [More]

April 15, 2016
by Dr. Dawn Crosson,Psy.D

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Anger or Abuse - What's the Difference?

April 15, 2016 05:21 by Dr. Dawn Crosson,Psy.D  [About the Author]

anger and abuse
There are many types of abuse and all are difficult to endure. Physical, sexual, emotional, financial and verbal cruelties are among the various forms of mistreatment that our society faces daily. Another type of brutality that is widespread and difficult to address is domestic abuse. Domestic violence has been a concern in our society for decades. [More]

April 14, 2016
by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW

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Jon Stewart and the Bull

April 14, 2016 18:42 by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW  [About the Author]

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On his program, The Daily Show, on Comedy Central, Jon Stewart put up with little or no “bull”. He gleefully punched holes in the comments of the pompous and hypocritical. He maintained an enthusiastic following for sixteen years. On April 1, 2016 (it was no April Fool’s joke) Jon changed his stance and went out of his way to save a bull named Frank.... [More]

April 17, 2015
by Dr. Irina Kerzhnerman,Phd


It’s All In Who You Know: Why Your Support Matters

April 17, 2015 07:55 by Dr. Irina Kerzhnerman,Phd  [About the Author]

It seems to be common sense that having someone to lean on in a time of need would be a good thing. And, not surprisingly, social psychological and clinical psychological research has confirmed that. But, in delving into the scientifically based questions of how, why, when and what kind of social support is most beneficial to people in times of stress, mental illness or well-being, social scientists have identified the truly important role that our relationships with others play in our psychological and physical health. When it comes to health, who we know is just as important, if not more so, than what we know. [More]

April 8, 2015
by Lee Kehoe, MS, LMHC, NCC


101 Year Old Woman Dies- Her Legacy Lives On

April 8, 2015 14:15 by Lee Kehoe, MS, LMHC, NCC  [About the Author]

101 year old Rosa Camfield’s picture holding her newborn great-granddaughter instantly went viral across social media pages. Camfield died March 30, 2015 just after creating an internet legacy. The picture was posted by Camfield’s granddaughter, Sarah Hamm, mother of the baby pictured. It did not take long for the photo of the intergenerational duo to take storm on the internet. [More]