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5 Ways to Nurture Your Emotional Health in Later Life

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Working well with your own emotions is key to creating a healthy, happy life. Psychologist Dr. Daniel Goleman coined the famous term emotional intelligence...
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A Brief But Powerful History of the Colors Purple and Blue

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The colors purple and blue have a long and complex history that touches on social privilege, experimentation, cell biology, and more.
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Conservative vs. Liberal Views of Social Change: Who’s Right?

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Can conservative ans liberal views be married in order to come up with social policies that benefit society as a whole?
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The Critical Importance of Human Behavior in Our Response to COVID-19

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Despite its unpredictable nature, we must find ways for human behavior to help, not hurt or hinder, our response to the COVID19 pandemic
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Can You Believe in Science and Still Vote for Trump?

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Most people understand the primacy of scientific facts in ordering our personal and public life, but a more primal imperative, tribalism, often wins out.

Prioritizing Healthcare Workers’ Mental Health During COVID-19

For some frontline healthcare workers, symptoms of stress will subside with the crisis, but others will need additional help to restore their mental health.
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How Phlebotomy Prepared Me for Medical School

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How working as a phlebotomist turned out to be an excellent preparation for medical school.
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What Can We Learn About Fatherhood From Science?

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A scientist explores what we can learn about fatherhood from the science of the brain, hormones, and behavior. Read more!
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The Phases of a Disaster: Are We Headed Towards Disillusionment? 

A model of the phases of disaster suggests that we've passed through the first four phases and are now headed into the fifth: the phase of disillusionment.
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Getting Hit By a Truck Taught Me the Power of Love

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After being hit by a truck and critically injured, Vicki learned that the power of love and goodness from strangers can change your life in unexpected ways.
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Do Optimism and Pessimism Impact Health Outcomes?

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Many scientific studies have found links between optimism and better health outcomes. The converse is true for pessimism .
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Anxiety Disorders: Everything You Need to Know

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Anxiety is common but multifaceted. It’s of particular concern when combined with depression. The good news is that there are many effective treatments.