The Snuggle Is Real
Kacie Willis, a 34-year-old audio producer in Atlanta, suffers from panic attacks with no known cause. She’s tried cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), anti-anxiety medication, mindfulness meditation, and CBD oil. Although some of these have provided
Haunted-House Experience Scares Up Interesting Insights on the Body’s Reaction to Threats
Dilated pupils, sweating, and a rapid heartbeat are some of the physiological responses that people experience when faced with a threatening situation. New research used the immersive experience of a haunted house to reveal that these responses differ depending on the social context and other factors.
How Your Brain Copes with Grief, and Why it Takes Time to Heal
Holidays are never quite the same after someone we love dies. Even small aspects of a birthday or a Christmas celebration — an empty seat at the dinner table, one less gift to buy or
New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
A sample of research on maternal depression and its outcomes, COVID-19 and well-being, dissociative amnesia, emotion preferences and anxiety, children’s aggressive behavior, mental health during COVID-19, the use of digital technologies for emotion regulation, and parental training.
Apple is Studying Mood Detection Using iPhone Data. Critics Say the Tech is Flawed
New information about a current study between UCLA and Apple shows that the iPhone maker is using facial recognition, patterns of speech, and an array of other passive behavior tracking to detect depression. The report
Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard – Ethan Kross
Ethan Kross (Chatter) is an experimental psychologist, neuroscientist and writer, who specializes in emotion regulation. Ethan joins the Armchair Expert to discuss the usefulness of your inner voice and how to harness it. Ethan explains