Talent or Hard Work?

Is High Ability Necessary for Greatness?

By Scott Barry Kaufman
Greatness involves boosting your strengths and compensating for your weaknesses

The Grandmaster Experiment

By Carlin Flora

How one family produced three female chess queens

For A Good Marriage It Pays to Build Strong Love Habits

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Does marriage really enrich a life, and, if so, in what ways?

Emotional IQ Alone Is Not Enough For Marriage Success

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Emotional smarts indicate relationship talents. Marriage though needs more.

How to Keep Your Cool with Competitive People

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

How Do High Achievers Really Think?

By Carl Beuke Ph.D.
Beliefs that lead to success.

How to become an expert

By Carl Beuke Ph.D.
What can we learn from world-class performers?

Sorry, Talented: Striving Matters

By Jonathan Wai Ph.D.
Do the gifted and talented need to learn humility?

Mythbusters II: We Do NOT Begin as Blank Slates

By Jennifer Kunst Ph.D.
We can't all be geniuses, after all

Secrets of Psychotherapy (Part 5) : In Praise of Perfectionism

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
Appreciating the positive aspects of perfectionism.  

Do We Need a New Federal Education Agency?

By J. Richard Gentry Ph.D.
Have a tea party baby and make our future bright!

Trust Craft More Than Inspiration

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Q&A: Margot Livesey: Flow feels marvelous, but be wary.

3 Ways to Work Smarter

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Divvy up your day early, to get more done.

How Success Can Breed the Narcissism of Tall Man Syndrome

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
She's famous and gorgeous. He's got fame, wealth, status. Don't be fooled!

Are You Smarter than a 3rd Grader?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
You may not be as logical as you think you are.

If You Are Creative, Are You Also Intelligent?

By Jonathan Wai Ph.D.
Can you create beyond what you don't know?

Limitless: A Film Review

By Robin S. Rosenberg Ph.D.
Would you take a pill to have "limitless" mental ability?

Wrestling With Demons: The Spiritual Redemption of Mickey Rourke

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
Healing the painful past does not mean forgetting it.

Dangerous Genius: The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
The fine line between madness, evil and creativity.

Beware the Narcissistic Bubble

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Don't let your narcissism get out of control

Anthony Bourdain's Addiction Report Card

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
Anthony Bourdain has been through a series of addictions—how's he doing?

Re-envisioning Failure, Manifesting Success and Rising from the Ashes

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
I didn’t fail -- I just discovered 10,000 ways that didn’t work