It’s time to stop assuming consumers reward brands’ CSR efforts across the board - because they don't. A new Journal of Consumer Research study says messages of social responsibility from luxury brands may even backfire.
We often assume that our genes influenced embryonic development, then lie dormant (till they’re sent out on an erotic recombination mission). But your genes are actually working every day of your life, responding flexibly and dynamically to your social experiences
When FDR said: "We have nothing to fear but fear itself," he was right. PTSD is the fear following an initial trauma -- that caused you to feel vulnerable -- of retraumatization, that you're afraid will finish the job and destroy you.
As an origin story, Captain America must make a compelling case for why the physically slight and asthmatic Steve Rogers volunteers for a radical experimental procedure (and the risk of death) in the hope of becoming a super soldier. In my opinion, the film fails in this regard. Let me explain why.
Why would Congress omit protection of height/weight in SSIA? To support both an anti-obesity effort and an anti-bullying of fat kids effort at the same time would be difficult to pull off. Maybe Congress is aware of this conflict and the omission is intentional. Perhaps, they believe that it isn’t bullying if the fat kid needs to hear it in order to change their behavior.
We must stand beside women that are struggling against oppression and offer them support and a hand up… not a fine and ‘reeducation classes’. We can do better than this for women. We MUST do better than this for us all.
On Friday, John and I were at the New York City courthouse applying for our marriage license. What could have been another item on our wedding to-do list became far more as we watched men and women gather together to celebrate their unions.
Weddings are always special. But what made this particular day truly magical was to whom those men and women were getting married.
Many recent neuroscience discoveries about food's effects on our brains and how we make decisions about food are actually gold-standard trade secrets from super chains such as McDonald's. With billions and billions served, they must be on to something.
Do you think of yourself as a beer-drinker, or do you merely drink beer? Are you a Democrat, or do you just vote for Democratic candidates? Wielding the right language to tap into people's sense of identity can make for potent persuasion.
Am I the only person who has a hard time getting the words out of my mouth at Starbucks? It's not that I'm a fan of "skinny venti caramel macchiatos," which, no matter how many times you say it, just doesn't trip off the tongue.
The Pennsylvania Psychological Association launched a blog in April 2011. The overarching goal is to promote ethics in a way that is positive, and moves beyond the ethical floor to help psychologists strive to do their best work. Check it out!
If you had a narcissistic parent or if you just live in this narcissistic culture today, you may be wondering a lot about parenting and how to do things differently so you can raise a healthy, emotionally sound child.