Highlights from July 7 to July 13

Here's a menu of our latest and greatest, including a look at the worst parenting idea ever, effective communication, simplifying your environment, and more.

All You Can Eat

By Alex Stone
Variety is no longer the spice of life. It's the meal.

The Elements of Effective Speech

By Andrew Newberg, M.D. and Mark Waldman
…and why your words barely matter!

What's in a Name?

By Sam Sommers
What your name says about you (and how it says it).

Home Clutter, Confusion, and Chaos

By Christopher Peterson Ph.D.
Simplify, organize, and streamline your physical environment.

Capitalizing on Flattery to Bolster Hurricane Relief Funds

By Adam Alter
Renaming hurricanes could boost aid without costing a cent.

Mapping Your Patterns of Delay

By Bill Knaus Ed.D.
Find what lurks behind procrastination

Should I Tell My Partner About My Affair?

By Mark D. White Ph.D.
On the ethics of confessing to an affair

The Worst Idea in the World

By Hara Estroff Marano
"Attachment parenting" misconstrues the whole purpose of attachment.

Enough About You

By Jean M Twenge Ph.D.
Let’s talk about me.