Have you ever said something to psych yourself up? If so, research shows that you might have been on to a good thing: self-affirmations.
Parents who restrict their children's use of new media technologies may be acting counterproductively in the long run, particularly if they claim after-school homework time is the reason.
Do you long to own a home, or are you happier renting? Research has found that personality traits affect real estate choices and home-buying decisions.
After divorce, the behavior of deliberately trying to sabotage a child's relationship with the other parent has a name: parental alienation.
For some couples in romantic relationships, just staying together is good enough. But others want to see their relationship move forward -- to get better and better -- and are willing to put in the effort to get there.
Envy vs jealousy, disease vs illness These are just three examples of psychological terms that are commonly assumed to be similar, if not identical, but which actually refer to very different concepts.
Simply by posting about the experience to one of your social media accounts, you're making it much easier to recall in the future. Here's how it seems to work.
When it comes to raising healthy, strong kids, parents need to work as a team -- all day and all night. Here's why.
Why is social media such a hard habit to break? The answer some international researchers came up with is a lot simpler than you might expect.
Research demonstrates that weight stigma leads to psychological stress, which can lead to poor physical and psychological health outcomes for obese people.
Looking back from the modern day, we can see how the use of swear words has changed over time -- and how that change captures the essence of the evolving American psyche.
A study shows that when parents are partners in therapy with their autistic children, they experience improvements in their own depression and emotional regulation.
Self-worth needs to go beyond appearance fin order to nurture a positive body image. Here are five keys.
If your loved ones are critical of your weight -- guess what? You're even more likely to put on some extra pounds.
Kids who didn't have to take on major responsibility at a young age tend to become parents who are more sensitive to their own kids' needs.
A goal of bipolar treatment should not just be symptom reduction, but helping the person to make the most of their gifts and abilities.
For American women, a book club membership means more than just reading: It might offer them rewards in terms of dating and sex, too.
Developing any habit starts with a routine, and exercise is no exception. The trick is making exercise a habit that is hard to break.
Savoring a beautiful sunset and the positive emotions associated with it can contribute to improved well-being, according to research.
Why do we binge-watch TV, and is it harmless? A study found that the more lonely and depressed you are, the more likely you are to binge-watch.
Are you checking out online dating sites with a wish list of all the ideal traits you desire in a mate? Not so fast!
Have to remember something - anything from a job to do to a map view to a password clue? Your best bet may be to draw yourself a picture.
When one parent is always the bad cop, the other parent may try to compensate by being the good cop. But the damage may already be done.