Many of us have experienced a toxic relationship at one point in our lives. Jaime Mahler specializes in helping people move past this pattern.
If you’ve ever felt connected to a movie star or celebrity, you’ve experienced a parasocial relationship. This one-sided connection gives the celebrity influence over your daily decision making and creates a feeling of friendship with someone you’ve never met.
Researchers have discovered that love is a natural addiction. It lights up the same part of our brain that substance addiction does. Experts discuss how love affects our brain and why we need it for our survival.
A National Book Award-winning author discusses his experience as a first-time dad at 56, and now as a 73-year old father with teenagers.
Psychologists say there’s more anger in our society than ever. But they say that should be no surprise, since anger is often a reaction to uncertainty and fear. Two experts discuss the genesis of anger, how it serves a purpose, and how it can be controlled.
With faces hidden behind masks for Covid-19, we are losing some of the visual information we depend on for smooth communication. Experts discuss the awkward encounters and specific looks we’re likely to misinterpret when we can’t see other people’s mouths.
Spouses of Alzheimer’s disease patients often struggle with depression while caregiving and are desperate for support. Some have started new relationships while their loved one is still alive but no longer recognizes them. Acceptance of such infidelity is highly individual. Experts and a woman involved in such a relationship discuss how it can benefit even …
Some bullies never grow up, and just keep on bullying. Experts describe where and how it most often occurs, what workplace bullies are seeking, who they target, why it continues, and what needs to happen to stop it.
Violence increases as temperatures rise in the summer, but are higher temperatures a cause of aggression? New research shows that the answer is yes, especially in family conflict, and that poor neighborhoods bear the brunt of the relationship. Researchers discuss the synergy between poverty, heat, and aggression, and speculate that a warmer world in the …
Research shows that friends are the most powerful people in our lives, influencing our behavior, attitudes and health even more than our parents or spouses. An expert discusses the many ways friends determine our destinies.
Spouses of Alzheimer’s disease patients often struggle with depression while caregiving, some have started new relationships while their loved one is still alive but no longer recognizes them
Experts refute the myths about only children and discuss how parents can help children navigate life with no siblings.