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Psychology

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  • Science refreshes its view of aging

    Science refreshes its view of aging
    How do we stay healthy and mobile into our senior years? How do we stave off dementia? Exercise regularly. Stay mentally active. Nurture rich social connections. Find things you enjoy doing and people you enjoy doing them with, scientists said at the...
  • Families thrive when dads are free to parent their way

    Families thrive when dads are free to parent their way
    Parenting roles have changed drastically in our nation, and this is a wonderful thing. We see dads with strollers, carpooling and hanging with their kids at Starbucks.  They make lunches, watch Sesame Street and take their little girls to dance class....
  • Military psychological counseling programs faulted

    Military psychological counseling programs faulted
    Many federal programs aimed at preventing psychological problems in military service members and their families have not been evaluated correctly to determine if they are working and are not supported by science, a new report commissioned by the Defense...
  • Michigan trial asks: Is same-sex marriage bad for the children?

    Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage treats gays as second-class citizens and should be overturned, an attorney representing a lesbian couple argued Tuesday at the start of the latest legal challenge to such laws. The case is being closely watched for...
  • Parents' worries about school and how to handle them

    Parents' worries about school and how to handle them
    As children return to school this fall, parents likewise return to worrying about ailments, both physical and emotional, that might befall their children on their way to —and in — the classroom. Whether it's bullying or head lice, thinking...
  • Slowing transit disasters

    In recent weeks the catastrophic crash of a Spanish passenger train, the lethal derailment on a French commuter line, the crash landing of a Boeing 777 in San Francisco and the deadly inferno caused by a runaway train in Canada have increased concerns...
  • Dr. William Glasser dies at 88; unorthodox psychiatrist and author

    Dr. William Glasser dies at 88; unorthodox psychiatrist and author
    Dr. William Glasser, a psychiatrist, education reform advocate and bestselling author whose unorthodox emphasis on personal responsibility for mental problems sold millions of books, caught the attention of educators and earned him an international...
  • Tom Laughlin dies at 82; filmmaker drew huge following for 'Billy Jack'

    Tom Laughlin, a filmmaker who drew a huge following for his movies about the ill-tempered, karate-chopping pacifist Billy Jack, died Thursday at a Thousand Oaks hospital. He was 82. He had been in failing health for several years, his daughter Teresa...
  • Violence will rise as climate changes, scientists predict

    Violence will rise as climate changes, scientists predict
    Long before scientists began to study global warming, author Raymond Chandler described the violent effects of dry, "oven-hot" Santa Ana winds gusting through the city of Los Angeles. "Every booze party ends in a fight," he wrote in his 1938 story...
  • A window on the world of homicidal poisoners

    On April 17, a Pennsylvania physician named Autumn Klein, dreaming of a second child, sent her husband a hopeful text message: "According to my calendar I ovulate tomorrow." "Perfect timing," her husband typed back. And, he reminded her, "Creatine"...
  • Enabling Hamid Karzai

    He's done it again. Afghan President Hamid Karzai has startled and dismayed the world. After an arduous diplomatic process to define the terms of a future international presence in Afghanistan, he balked at the last second, like a white-eyed horse in...