How to Get Along With Introverts Part I

We all want to feel free to be ourselves, but relationships run more smoothly when we're aware of one another's needs and sensitivities.

Chomsky Supports Occupy Wall Street

Noam Chomsky (born in 1928) is a linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, and political activist. As the "father of modern linguistics" and a major figure of analytic philosophy, he influenced the fields of computer science, mathematics, and psychology.

What Does Calling Someone a “Victim” Mean?

A victim is a person who has been hurt or taken advantage of, which most of us try to avoid. Some people hit others over the head with this word. Some seem to like being victimized; some almost compete over who is the biggest victim. What is it about this word?

A Career Fit for a Romantic: Elizabeth Taylor’s

No actresses matched Taylor's hold on the collective imagination. In the public's mind, she was the dark goddess for whom playing Cleopatra as she did with such notoriety, required no great leap from reality.

The Tiger Mother Controversy

Amy Chua says her "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" is a memoir, not a how-to book. Still, the draconian methods she describes of raising her daughters are causing a lot of debate.