Try These ‘Love Hacks’ to Fix Your Marriage Photo Credit Pawel Mildner After studying thousands of couples, the psychologist Eli Finkel has an explanation for the decline in people’s satisfaction with their marriages over the past four decades: It’s a matter of emotional supply and demand. Many people are looking to their partners to replace the companionship and emotional support once provided […]

Link Between Hallucinations and Dopamine Not Such a Mystery, Finds Study Columbia University researchers explain the connection between auditory hallucinations and dopamine levels in the body Researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) and New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI) found that people with schizophrenia who experience auditory hallucinations tend to hear what they expect, an exaggerated version of a perceptual distortion that is […]

Ep 300: The Psychology of Jazz Piano Improvisation wonder how the fingers of really experienced pianists who are improvising seem to fly across the keyboard? How do they know where their fingers are going? How can they think that fast? In this… Show notes and more available at from Psychology in Everyday Life: The Psych Files

Mind-reading algorithm uses EEG data to reconstruct images based on what we perceive A new technique developed by neuroscientists at the University of Toronto Scarborough can, for the first time, reconstruct images of what people perceive based on their brain activity gathered by EEG. The technique developed by Dan Nemrodov, a postdoctoral fellow in Assistant Professor Adrian Nestor’s lab at U of T Scarborough, is able to […]

The public role of psychoanalysts in the Trump era: ‘We live in ominous times’ Click Here to Read: The public role of psychoanalysts in the Trump era: ‘We live in ominous times’ by Michael Walsh Reporter on Yahoo News Finance website on February 21, 2018. Explore posts in the same categories: General News This entry was posted on Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 10:13 am and is filed […]

Relighting the Sexual Fire – Psychology Today (blog)

Adam and Eve (1931) by Francis Picabia Source: Anu Art Collection/Flickr Many couples fail to maintain sexual desire in their long-term relationships. Two people who once could not keep their hands off each other gradually lose interest in having sex, at least with their current partner. What distinguishes couples who experience passionate long-term relationships from […]

Britain needs a strategy for mental health care – Britain needs a strategy for mental health his podcast interview with this newspaper, Prince Harry spoke of meeting men and women still suffering mental scars from the battlefield – and the Telegraph has done its best to publicise the failures in their care. Earlier this month, an extra £9 …Prince William joins Prince […]

Narcissism and social networking

Social networks are an ideal stage for narcissists to showcase themselves. Accordingly, a lot of people with narcissistic traits are drawn to these platforms as a new study conducted by psychologists. from ScienceDaily: Mind & Brain News