What Is Your Emotional IQ?

Holiday Party Game: Spot the Fake Couples

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Walk in single and see if you can spot the fake couples

Emotional Story-Telling after Stressful Experiences: A Way to Find Meaning

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Can writing memoirs transform the meaning of trauma?

Changing Your Brain By Changing Your Mind

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
How meditation rewires your brain to be more positive

Heal Your Heart; Heal Your Life

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
New Theory of Heart Rhythms may Explain Why Compassion Heals

Black and White Thinking (Splitting) Is Both a Borderline and Narcissistic Trait

By Randi Kreger
Splitting causes massive confusion in family and friends

The Special Skills of People Who Are Always Getting Stereotyped

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Getting stereotyped undermines authenticity

Talk to the Hand: Why asking questions is essential

By Stanton Peele
Speaking isn't communicating.

What Are the Limits to Human Self-Deception?

By Stanton Peele
People have no limits to their ability to reconstruct reality self-servingly

Measuring Personal Charisma, Emotional Intelligence and Savoir-Faire

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Have you got charisma? How about emotional intelligence?

Happy National APPRECIATE THIS Month, Part 1

By Carl Wilkerson M.B.A.
One family caregiver speaks out about his “role.”

Deal With Life's Ups and Downs Without Eating Potato Chips

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Stop emotional eating and take back control of your life.

The Seven Best Gratitude Quotes

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Develop a gratitude practice to open your heart and rewire your brain

Can Emotional Resilience Be Taught?

By Victoria Costello
As Daniel Goleman put it, distress kills learning.

Doctors Aren't as Smart as They Think They Are

By Donna Barstow
How to tell if your man suffers from the Peter Pan syndrome.

Top Five Instant Motivation Boosters

By Lara Honos-Webb Ph.D.
You can choose to receive love and "marinate" in appreciation.

Leaving Home: Navigating the Need to Belong and the Need to Feel Different

By Linda Brimm Ph.D.
Leaving Home: Navigating The Need To Belong And The Need To Feel Different

Happiness and Chocolate… Are They Similar?

By Robert Puff Ph.D.
Learning how to live life to the fullest.

Adjusting to Being Single Again: What We Can Tell by Listening for Just 30 Seconds

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Listen for 30 sec now, and you can predict 3 months from now

Influencing Your Way Into a Sold-Out Event

By Michael Pantalon
Can an influence expert remember to use his own method?

Why We Love Dead Things

By Eric G Wilson Ph.D.
Why is death at the heart of great romance?

Is your pre-teen really just a mini-narcissist?

By Stephanie Newman Ph.D.
The developing pre-adolescent is more fragile than we used to think.

Laugh At Your Own Risk

By Nadja Geipert
Why Schadenfreude makes us miserable

Is Anger the Kathy Griffin of Emotions?

By Nadja Geipert
Both the emotion and the acerbic comedian spend their lives on the D-list.

3 Steps to Unlock the Power of Bad Feelings

By Nadja Geipert
Face your true feelings to uncover the real you.

How Much Love Have You Let in Today?

By Cheryl Eckl
Is it really more blessed to give than to receive?

What Tennis Players Can Teach Us About Handling Disappointment

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
By a tournament's end, all players but one have lost.

4 Qualities of Mind that Alleviate Suffering

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Cultivating the four sublime emotions eases suffering in yourself and in others.

Charlie and the Psychic Time Bomb Part II: What Charlie Sheen can teach us about Love

By Nadja Geipert
Why learning from previous relationships is crucial

Three Recent Studies on EI

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Who is affected by emotional intelligence?

Do You Work for a Stubborn Office Tyrant?

By Lynn Taylor
Role Model Good Behavior with a Bad Boss

Getting Rejected or Excluded: Can It Make You Smarter?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Rejection can make you sensitive in a smart way

Friends and Lovers: Is There a “Knew It All Along” Effect?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
We often say we 'knew it all along.' Did we really?

When Willpower Fails: How to Build Your Resistance to Temptation

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
7 ways to resist the 7 deadly sins

The Multiple Intelligences of Leaders

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Do smarter people make better leaders?

Emotional IQ Alone is Not Enough For Marriage Success

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

What Is Love?

By Deborah Anapol Ph.D.
Once you know what it is, you can recognize it, and pursue it.

Give Your Empathy A Boost

By Marcia Reynolds Psy.D.
Four tips on increasing your ability to read others minds

Down with schaudenfreude, up with empathy

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
There's an upside to pro-social videogames