Top 25 List: February 2012

The posts you shared the most throughout February.

8. Stop Thinking So Much

By E. Paul Zehr Ph.D.
Our brains can help us move a lot better if we just let them.

1. Summer Camps Make Kids Resilient

By Michael Ungar Ph.D.
Sending children to a residential, or day, camp builds resilience.

3. Do Men Find Very Skinny Women Attractive?

By Will Lassek M.D.
Women often misjudge men’s preferences.

4. The Power of Shyness and High Sensitivity

By Elaine N. Aron Ph.D.
Quiet doesn't necessarily mean shy or introverted.

12. Do Narcissists Read Minds Better?

By Scott Barry Kaufman Ph.D.
The dark side of theory of mind.

5. What Nonbelievers Believe

By David Niose
Common sense, not complex philosophy, often drives religious skepticism.

2. Why Are Men So Violent?

By Jesse Prinz Ph.D.
History may explain male violence better than evolution.

6. Nine Essential Qualities of Mindfulness

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
How to say "yes" to the present moment.

9. How Men’s Minds Reveal the Wisdom of Women’s Bodies

By Steven Gaulin Ph.D.
The evolution of female body shape.

10. Believing Our Own Lies

By Michael Michalko
Why people change their beliefs to fit their behavior.

11. Intensity Isn't Always Intimacy

By Randi Kreger
The problems that borderlines and narcissists face with emotional intimacy.

7. Six Signs You're Being Seduced

By Caroline J. Simon Ph.D.
Seduction seeks sex whether or not it harms the seduced.

13. Quotes on Grief to Comfort and Inspire

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Eleven ways to make grief a less lonely experience.

21. How Hot Exes Make Us More Attractive

By Jena Pincott
The case for having (or pretending to have) a hot ex.

14. Psychology's Best-Kept Secrets

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
What does psychology know that you don't?

16. Eight Keys to Life Hardiness and Resiliency

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Helpful reminders for challenging times.

17. The Purpose of "Pity Sex"

By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D.
Altruism or psychological dilemma?

25. The Cost of Your Calling

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Should you follow your bliss in an economic downturn?

18. Success, Ideal Love, and Abandonment

By Randi Kreger
The magical fantasies of borderlines and narcissists.

15. How Spanking Harms the Brain

By Molly S. Castelloe Ph.D.
Why spanking should be outlawed

19. Five Steps to a Great Workout

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Tips to ease you into a more enjoyable routine.

22. The Benefits of Unschooling

By Peter Gray Ph.D.
What, to unschoolers, are the benefits of skipping school?

23. Sensitivity on a Spectrum

By Michael Jawer
How individual differences relate to health.

24. Things You Must Never Say Aloud

By Jen Kim
Don't say these bad words. Ever.

20. Social Dominance Is Not a Myth

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D.
Social dominance is a real but widely misunderstood and misused phenomenon.