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  1. How You Think of Creativity MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Psychology Today

    What sorts of moves are possible when catching a Frisbee? And how might our beliefs about flexibility and improvisation limit what we see as attainable? Beliefs are powerful shapers of who we are, and of the aims, small or big, that we strive to realize in our lives. Some of our beliefs are familiar to us: they are clear, we know we have them, they come readily to mind, and are easily expressed.

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  2. Philadelphia's Snack a TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Psychology Today

    You only need to read the bio on markbittman.com to find yourself drawn into agreeing with his inevitable conclusion. Mark Bittman is also a very successful fellow; multiple best sellers, television shows and appearances, lectures, and op-eds make him more money in week than I will in my lifetime.

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  3. Do You (or Your Partner) Always Need to Have the Last Word?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Psychology Today

    Whether it's in an angry exchange of text messages, a face-to-face dispute, or a shouting match over the phone, it's natural to want to be the one who gets in that last, definitive word. However, during the heat of an argument, that last word may be the worst- not the best- way to close off debate.

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  4. Do You Have to Have the Last Word When You Argue?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Psychology Today

    Whether it's in an angry exchange of text messages, a face-to-face dispute, or a shouting match over the phone, it's natural to want to be the one who gets in that last, definitive word. However, during the heat of an argument, that last word may be the worst- not the best- way to close off debate.

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  5. How Incivility is Spreading Like a CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Psychology Today

    The lack of civility in political discourse in the current American election cycle reflects a deepening problem of incivility in America that has spread beyond politics. The sixth installment of Civility in America from global communications and engagement firm Weber Shandwick, public affairs firm Powell Tate and KRC Research finds that civility continues to be a societal issue.

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  6. The Spreading Cancer of IncivilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Psychology Today

    The lack of civility in political discourse in the current American election cycle reflects a deepening problem of incivility in America that has spread beyond politics. The sixth installment of Civility in America from global communications and engagement firm Weber Shandwick, public affairs firm Powell Tate and KRC Research finds that civility continues to be a societal issue.

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  7. The Surprising Benefit of a Good 'Bromance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Psychology Today

    Whether it's a movie starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, or it's Joey and Chandler from Friends , Hollywood tends to portray male friendships in a comedic light. But a good 'bromance' offers more than just bachelor parties and fist bumps.

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  8. Making of a Mass ShooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Psychology Today

    In an attempt to avoid the pontification and aridity of the how-to article, I've recently been embedding psychological and other how-to-do-life issues in short-short stories. As Kevin was walking to work, he was deep in thought and almost bumped into someone.

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  9. Are You Smarter Than a Self-Driving Car?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Psychology Today

    Back in 1967, British philosopher Philippa Foote came up with "the trolley problem." Philosophers and others have debated this moral quandary ever since.

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  10. How Does Your Brain Learn Through Trial and Error?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Psychology Today

    In a groundbreaking discovery, neurocientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have captured brain images of active learning in real-time by photographing the brains of mice as they learn how-to problem solve through trial and error. Using advanced microscopy techniques, the researchers made time-lapse movies that illustrate how a mouse actively learns a new strategy for finding hidden treats during a foraging task.

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  11. What Postpartum Depression Feels LikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Psychology Today

    When most women leave the hospital after having a baby, they receive a brochure about postpartum depression that may feature a photo of a woman looking bereft, sad, and turned inward. Although someone with postpartum depression may appear - and feel - that way, the actual experience is wide ranging and can include everything from obsessive anxiety to a sense of disconnect to unremitting rage .

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  12. 'I'm Young Yet.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Psychology Today

    Graeme graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2014 with a major in Peace and Conflict Studies and has been living today's stereotypical life of the young college graduate. He worked at an independent coffee shop but he tired of the fast pace and so works now at a vape store.

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  13. A Research-Backed Recipe for Deep RomanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | Psychology Today

    One of the great mysteries of love is how quickly we lose sight of it. Luckily, there's an equally powerful mystery: With some help, those feelings of romance and love can come back, often just as quickly as they disappeared.

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  14. Celebrating the Rapid Growth of Filipino American PsychologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Psychology Today

    January 30, 2016 is a historic date for Filipino American Psychology, as the Asian American Psychological Association's Division on Filipino Americans hosts the first-ever national conference specifically focusing on Filipino Americans. Led by DoFA Co-Chairs Dr. Alicia del Prado and Dr. Richelle Concepcion and organized by DoFA officers Dr. Krista Chronister, Dr. Michelle Madore, Dr. Steph Pituc, Dr. Christine Catipon, Lainie Posecion, Andy Paves, and Christine Ricohermoso-Shiaw, the day-long event is at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California, and features scholars, researchers, clinicians, administrators, students, and community members specializing on the psychological experiences of Filipinos in America.

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  15. Can Being More Sociable Improve Your Gut Microbiomes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2016 | Psychology Today

    Recently, there have been a lot of research breakthroughs surrounding the " gut-brain axis " and microbiome. Evidence is mounting that a wide range of environmental factors and lifestyle choices-such as exercise, sleep , psychotherapy , and meditation -can improve the health of microbiome communities and the function of your gut-brain axis.

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  16. Student Stress, Anxiety and DepressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Psychology Today

    The Nation recently reported that Yale University dismissed a graduate student who attempted suicide . The student, Grant Mao, a native from Shanghai, had plunged into an unexpected emotional crisis, spiraling into a deep depression following his mother's heart attack and a breakup with his fiancA e.

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  17. 6 Habits of Great TeachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Psychology Today

    Individual and societal success depends on raising and educating children who care about others. But we have misled today's children to believe success is achieved through test scores, material wealth, and personal gain.

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  18. Why Christmas is so Difficult for Many PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | Psychology Today

    Tis the season to be jolly? Not for many people. In fact, this time of year may trigger a bout of the blues or perhaps ignite a depression that brings back painful experiences or causes them to ruminate on what's missing in their lives.

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  19. Graduate School and Mental Illness: Is There a Link?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Psychology Today

    Few people go to graduate school thinking it will be a walk in the park. But many find that it involves a lot more stress than they bargained for.

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  20. Treating Sleep Apnea Could Save Your Sex LifeRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2015 | Psychology Today

    We were sharing a hotel room, each in our own bed, but my friend snored so loudly I couldn't get to sleep. I ended up spending three nights curled in a blanket on the floor of the bathroom, wearing ear plugs, with the door shut.

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