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With rising domestic violence during COVID-19, archaic spousal rape laws should be critically examined

The movie Parasite portrayed a family using deception and creative problem-solving to make ends meet.

The thing I most want to tell you.

Intelligence

By Cami Rosso on May 14, 2020 in The Future Brain

University of Cambridge and Simon Fraser University discovered an instability phenomenon when using AI for image reconstructions that could lead to inaccurate medical diagnosis.

University of Cambridge and Simon Fraser University discovered an instability phenomenon when using AI for image reconstructions that could lead to inaccurate medical diagnosis.

Parenting

By Nancy Darling Ph.D. on May 14, 2020 in Thinking About Kids

How do parents protect their families from COVID-19 when the consequence of not earning a wage may be involving adolescent girls and young women in the sex trade?

How do parents protect their families from COVID-19 when the consequence of not earning a wage may be involving adolescent girls and young women in the sex trade?

WHO Model of Sars Cov 2

Denial is more than a strategy, it’s a catastrophe

Sex

By Michael Castleman M.A. on May 14, 2020 in All About Sex

School-based sex education classes fail to reduce teen pregnancies and STIs. Another approach succeeds—parents discussing sex with their kids.

School-based sex education classes fail to reduce teen pregnancies and STIs. Another approach succeeds—parents discussing sex with their kids.

Neuroscience

By Michelle McQuaid on May 14, 2020 in From Functioning to Flourishing

Can expressive writing help you understand your thoughts and emotions during transitions and struggles? Learn some simple tips for writing your way to better health.

Can expressive writing help you understand your thoughts and emotions during transitions and struggles? Learn some simple tips for writing your way to better health.

Health

By Kelly Bulkeley Ph.D, on May 14, 2020 in Dreaming in the Digital Age

The biggest factor in reporting a pandemic dream was answering “yes” to the question about experiencing negative mental health (anxiety, stress, depression) during the past month.

The biggest factor in reporting a pandemic dream was answering “yes” to the question about experiencing negative mental health (anxiety, stress, depression) during the past month.

Anxiety

By Elena Bezzubova on May 14, 2020 in The Search for Self

The pandemic changed the balance between the real world and virtual imagery, making a person more susceptible to digital depersonalization.

The pandemic changed the balance between the real world and virtual imagery, making a person more susceptible to digital depersonalization.

Sex

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on May 14, 2020 in Living Single

Heterosexuals feel more coldly toward asexuals. They tend to dehumanize them, avoid them, and discriminate against them. Anti-asexual prejudice is linked to other prejudices.

Heterosexuals feel more coldly toward asexuals. They tend to dehumanize them, avoid them, and discriminate against them. Anti-asexual prejudice is linked to other prejudices.

Social Life

By Wendy L. Patrick, JD, Ph.D. on May 14, 2020 in Why Bad Looks Good

We all have become socialized over the years, learning proper standards of behavior both personally and professionally. But what social rules apply on Zoom?

We all have become socialized over the years, learning proper standards of behavior both personally and professionally. But what social rules apply on Zoom?

How to navigate your way through anxiety and conflict in close quarters.

Finding simplicity in a time of new complexity.

Anxiety

By Dawn Kingston Ph.D. on May 14, 2020 in The Pregnant Pause

Staying home while physical distancing during COVID-19 can make it hard to stay motivated to exercise. But what if you knew it could improve your perinatal emotional well-being?

Staying home while physical distancing during COVID-19 can make it hard to stay motivated to exercise. But what if you knew it could improve your perinatal emotional well-being?

The killing of Ahmaud Arbery raises concerns about persistent racial inequalities in the justice system.

Health

By Alex Dimitriu M.D. on May 14, 2020 in Psychiatry and Sleep

Families are again cooking and eating dinner together, strolling through the neighborhood, playing board games and working puzzles in the evening.

Families are again cooking and eating dinner together, strolling through the neighborhood, playing board games and working puzzles in the evening.

Race and Ethnicity

By E. J. R. David Ph.D. on May 14, 2020 in Unseen and Unheard

The new PBS documentary series titled “Asian Americans” has received plenty of hype, and many people seem to like it. But does it fairly cover Brown Asian experiences?

The new PBS documentary series titled “Asian Americans” has received plenty of hype, and many people seem to like it. But does it fairly cover Brown Asian experiences?

Stress

By David Fryburg M.D. on May 14, 2020 in The Science of Kindness

Feeling COVID-induced stress? By understanding the biology of stress and no-cost ways to change it, you can take better control of your own health.

Feeling COVID-induced stress? By understanding the biology of stress and no-cost ways to change it, you can take better control of your own health.

Law and Crime

By Robin Sax on May 14, 2020 in Crime Time

The justice system often doesn’t feel just, but is that because expectations are not managed? Reality testing can help.

The justice system often doesn’t feel just, but is that because expectations are not managed? Reality testing can help.

Research points to potential dangers of too much COVID-19 news consumption.

Get ready to put on your “hard pants” as we physically, emotionally, and psychologically get ready to re-enter the world of social engagement.

How do you know if you’re falling out of love? Certain themes are common among those who know it’s over.

There are practices we can all implement to be more resilient.

Rather than worry about the unknown, focus on what you know and can control.

What perspectives might shed light on why intelligence has not yet been integrated into American education policy and practice?

Was your work/life balance out of control pre-pandemic? If so, now just might be the best time to change all that.

Might the search for therapies for rare diseases distort the drug market?

United by the pandemic, the corona-selfie represents the recognition of an inevitable state of affairs.

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