Founded in 1967, by Nicolas Charney, Ph.D, its intent is to make psychology literature more accessible to the general public. The magazine focuses on behavior and covers a range of topics including psychologyneuroscience, relationships, sexualityparenting, health (including from the perspectives of alternative medicine), work, and the psychological aspects of current affairs.

The magazine's website features therapy and health professionals directories and hundreds of blogs written by a wide variety of psychologistspsychiatristssocial workersmedical doctorsanthropologistssociologists, and science journalists