Friendfluence is the powerful and often unappreciated effect that friends have on our development, personalities, habits, values, and well-being. Here are 10 rules for harnessing the positive side of this influence.
In his fascinating new book, Duncan Watts, a principal research scientist at Yahoo! Research and former professor of sociology at Columbia University, takes a critical look at common sense and shows how dangerously bad we are at predicting certain outcomes.
Any infant left on a doorstep can safely bet that whoever finds her will be compelled to protect her. Nature cleverly designed babies to be adorable: They would be too much of a drag to care for otherwise.