Plenty of parents believe strongly in spanking. But research not only fails to support the most common rationalizations in favor of spanking, it suggests the opposite — that spanking is bad for kids.
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Looking at life through the prism of psychology, philosophy, mental health and more. Originally created by counsellor, psychotherapist and philosopher Dr Greg Mulhauser, this blog is now the work of an international team of contributors.
We adults are supposed to be the responsible ones. We have a duty to protect those who are dependent upon us for their welfare. Ensuring the safety of our children is a duty we all share.
The Occupy Wall Street movement started on September 17th in Zuccotti Park, New York, then spread to parks and squares around the world. What thoughts and feelings drive thousands of people into the streets to protest for weeks at a time?
All of us on the team would like to offer a big thanks and welcome to Dr Sarah Walker, who joins us for the Ask the Psychologist column.
Gaslighting is a sophisticated manipulation tactic which certain types of personalities use to create doubt in the minds of others. Here’s how it works and what to watch out for.
Psychologists can do more to make the population healthier — so why aren’t we? If it’s going to help move society in the right direction, psychology as a profession needs to make its presence felt.
Learn how to recognize the weakest point in the vicious cycle of distress. Whether you’re managing anxiety and panic, or in relationship with a disturbed character, stop the cycle before it escalates out of control.