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How to Give Your Therapist Feedback

As with any relationship, patient and therapist unions aren’t immune to misunderstandings. When conflict appears, addressing…

Harlan Lane, Vigorous Advocate for Deaf Culture, Dies at 82

Harlan Lane, a psychologist whose immersion in the world of deaf people led him to become…

Were U.S. Diplomats Attacked in Cuba? Brain Study Deepens Mystery.

In late 2016, dozens of United States diplomats working in Cuba and China began reporting odd…

Andrew Dibner, Medical Alert Pioneer, Is Dead at 93

Andrew Dibner, a psychologist who launched a new segment in the health care industry when he…

Francine Shapiro, Developer of Eye-Movement Therapy, Dies at 71

One spring afternoon in 1987, a psychology student trying to shake off an upsetting memory took…

Robert Levine, Who Studied Kindness, Identity and Time, Dies at 73

Robert V. Levine, a social psychologist who conducted attention-getting studies into how different cultures perceive time,…

‘It’s Gigantic’: A New Way to Gauge the Chances for Unresponsive Patients

Doctors have known for years that some patients who become unresponsive after a severe brain injury…

Practical Ways to Improve Your Confidence (and Why You Should)

Self-confidence is a bit like the running water in your house. You may not know every…

On YouTube’s Digital Playground, an Open Gate for Pedophiles

Christiane C. didn’t think anything of it when her 10-year-old daughter and a friend uploaded a…

‘Screen Time’ Is Over

The debate over screen time is typically accompanied by a good deal of finger-wagging: The digital…

Why High-Class People Get Away With Incompetence

In season four of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation,” Paul Rudd plays a wealthy businessman named Bobby…

A Daunting Operation Offers Relief to Obese Teenagers

At least six million obese teenagers in the United States are candidates for weight-loss surgery, experts…

In her words: Women, Alcohol and Perceived ‘Sexual Availability’

You’re reading In Her Words, where women rule the headlines. Sign up here to get it…

Mind: Firing Up the Neural Symphony

The research on brain stimulation is advancing so quickly, and the findings are so puzzling, that…

news analysis: Why Do You Grab Your Bag When Running Off a Burning Plane?

Imagine trying to get out of a plane, but the passenger ahead of you is blocking…