Why Are People So Rude?

Why Are People So Rude?

Ellen: A Nice Girl Finishes First

By Barbara Markway Ph.D.
I'm going to keep being nice and be proud of it!

The Psychology of Comment Boards

By Donna Flagg
The dysfunction lurking behind comment boards.

Are Women Just "Bitchy"?

By Cheryl Dellasega Ph.D.
"Oh I hate working with women—they’re so catty!”

The Last Bullying Frontier

By Guy Winch Ph.D.
Call center representatives take a beating.

It's Not Me, It's You: Customer Diss-Service

By Stephanie Newman Ph.D.
Dealing with the Customer Service Representative from you-know-where

How To Keep Your Cool with Competitive People

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
People skills to help you stand your ground

Honk if I'm Rude

By Donna Barstow
A cartoon about good manners.

We Are Badly In Need Of Adequate Fathers

By John R Buri Ph.D.
It is much easier to build capable boys than to mend broken men.

Why we need Obama now, more than ever

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton Ph.D.
Why our president's approach matters for national civility

This Story has a Happy Ending... I Promise!

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Adversity motivates us to focus on what is really important

Face Your Stuff!

By Tanya Brown
Can you face your stuff?

Meddling in Other People’s Sex Lives

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
When it comes to making babies, busybodies abound.

"Is this E-Mail Rude?"

By Stephanie Newman Ph.D.
Ask yourself, "exactly who's angry at whom?"

Anger Disorder: What It Is and What We Can Do About It

By Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
Anger Disorder: What It Is and What We Can Do About It

Miffed: My Friend Doesn't Know How to Say "Thank You"

By Irene S Levine Ph.D.
Burying a problem only leads to resentment

Cold People: What Makes Them That Way? Part 1

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
Emotionally unavailable moms prompt their children to be "avoidantly attached."

Why Workplace Bullies Thrive: The Bystander Effect

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
What can be done to stop workplace bullying?

Dirty Talkin’

By Mark Borigini M.D.
Take two aspirin and shut up.

Is Our Society Getting Increasingly Angry?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Tell me how you really feel… or not.

People Posting Vile, Hateful Comments: What’s That About?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
People posting cruel comments can be very interesting, psychologically

Why Do Bad Leaders Always Seem to Win?

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Don't let the bad bosses and bullies win!