Kelly Bergstrom

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Why You Should Forget Work-Life Balance

Even if you achieve the elusive work-life balance, maintaining it is precarious (and isn’t what matters anyway).<p>Even as we work longer days that bleed into our off-hours (reading work emails half-awake in our beds first thing in the morning), the idea of achieving the ideal of work-life balance …

Help is just a call away for mothers with postnatal depression

New research reveals that telephone-based peer support may help reduce postnatal depression, also known as postpartum depression, in new mothers. …

You Can Increase Your Intelligence: 5 Ways to Maximize Your Cognitive Potential

By Andrea Kuszewski | Nov 11, 2011<p>Synopsis<p>Learn about the principles of fluid intelligence and strengthen your cognitive abilities through exercises …

Rethinking One of Psychology's Most Infamous Experiments

In the 1960s, Stanley Milgram's electric-shock studies showed that people will obey even the most abhorrent of orders. But recently, researchers have begun to question his conclusions—and offer some of their own.<p>In 1961, Yale University psychology professor Stanley Milgram placed an advertisement …

Psychology

The DSM: 4 Mindless Benefits & 1 Mindful Benefit

I've been teaching courses on psychopathology to graduate students in the clinical psychology Ph.D. program at George Mason University for over a …

Mental Health

7 Tips for Applying to a Psychology PhD Program

I just sifted through this year's batch of graduate student applications to the clinical psychology PhD program at George Mason University. Here are …

Psychology

Bored by Meditation? This Will Change How You Feel

There’s a lot of talk about meditation being “the next big thing.” It’s practiced by more than 10 million Americans, and it graced the cover of <i>Time</i> …

Marathon Training for Your Brain

You’ve got your running plan, but mental fitness is crucial to making through 26.2 miles. These seven tips will prep your brain for the big …