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Can You be Bonded and Autonomous in Your Love Relationship?
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 26 July 2016 - 0 Comments

The delineation between being bonded and autonomous in a committed love relationship is often confusing for some couples. The technological era has enabled us to be more social, conversant and interactive with friends, associates, [...]

How do Athletes Reach Performance Perfection
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 18 July 2016 - 0 Comments

While watching the world’s best athletes compete for a spot at the Olympic Games many people may wonder why some superb athletes succeed and others are eliminated from the roster despite their exceptional talents, [...]

Humans and Complying With Authority
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 11 July 2016 - 0 Comments

Complying with authority, which means accepting orders or guidance from person(s) authorized to do so, is difficult for most humans. Why does obedience, the blind compliance to an authority figure, feel so uncomfortable, hard [...]

Managing our Fears About Aging
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 05 July 2016 - 0 Comments

Our culture is enthusiastic about babies, children, young adults and even middle aged individuals. The awe fades in regard to the aging population and is often tinged by discomfort and even avoidance of seniors. [...]

How do we Process Human Atrocities
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 27 June 2016 - 0 Comments

The recent horrific mass murder of innocent human beings who gathered to enjoy socializing and dancing in a club shocked, perplexed and horrified the public. Many questions arose about the motive, the method, the [...]

How to Perk-up a Wilting Relationship
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 20 June 2016 - 0 Comments

Everyone who has been fortunate to fall in love remembers well the feelings of excitement, enthusiasm, invigoration and elation he/she felt at the time and how thrilling every aspect of the new connection felt. [...]

Is Anger Your Friend or Your Foe?
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 14 June 2016 - 0 Comments

Getting angry is an instinctual response to the perception of impending harm or injustice to oneself or others. Anger is an emotional reaction that is accompanied by physiological responses intended to empower us to [...]

Facts and Misconceptions About Dementia
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 06 June 2016 - 0 Comments

Any medical affliction that may lead to incapacitation or death creates deep fear in humans. Researchers rush to study the causes of an ailment in order to expeditiously find treatments or cures. Meanwhile, helpless [...]