November 26 - December 2

November 26 - December 2

December 03, 2016 - 6 stories
See our top reads for this week, including posts about psychopathy in children, implicit bias, parenting tips from Darwin, and more.
Are You Offended?

Are You Offended?

December 02, 2016 - 4 stories
Inoffensive, non-racist, non-sexist, socially acceptable, or maybe too sensitive? Herein, the science of political correctness. Cover Image: HBO
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Fooled Again

December 01, 2016 - 4 stories
Why are we so gullible? It's not just fake news and con jobs, we are subjected to the power of suggestion more than we know. Cover Image:

Top Posts: November 2016

November 30, 2016 - 25 stories
Now that one of the most historic Novembers is over, read what you missed. See posts on monogamy, feeling happy for others, perfectionist narcissism, and more. (Legenda/Shutterstock)

Our Civil Society

November 29, 2016 - 4 stories
Where has civility gone? How not to get sucked into an "us" versus "them" mentality. Cover Image: Oneinchpunch/Shutterstock

The World Will Not End

November 28, 2016 - 4 stories
Your catastrophic and distorted thinking will get you nowhere. Here’s how to set your feet firmly in reality. Cover Image: Andreiuc88/Shutterstock
November 19 - 25

November 19 - 25

November 26, 2016 - 6 stories
End your holiday with a few top posts. Read about internment camps, borderline personality, political propaganda, among other essays.

Shop ’Til You Drop

November 25, 2016 - 4 stories
Black Friday is a day dedicated to excessive and aggressive shopping one day after we're supposed to appreciate all that we have. What does that say about us? (Cover Image: Imtmphoto/Shutterstock)
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Gratitude, Not Attitude

November 24, 2016 - 4 stories
It's a time to be grateful, and getting along helps. Sit down, dig in, and keep the peace. (Cover Image: Shutterstock ID 135632558)
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Feeling Jealous?

November 23, 2016 - 4 stories
Jealousy can be extremely dangerous, but it also has utility and purpose. Here’s to listening to your jealousy. Cover Image: Andrew Eccles

Memory Lane

November 22, 2016 - 4 stories
Delaying loss of memory would be one thing, but halting diseases like Alzheimer's seems too good to be true. Here's the science on brain aging. Cover Image: FamVeld/Shutterstock
Do You Feel Like a Fraud?

Do You Feel Like a Fraud?

November 21, 2016 - 5 stories
Chronic self-doubt is a hallmark of impostor syndrome, and a telltale sign is the disconnect between perceived and actual performance.
November 12 - 18

November 12 - 18

November 19, 2016 - 7 stories
Here's what you missed this week, read about the queen bee effect, tomboys, dog emotions, and more.

Feeling Misunderstood?

November 18, 2016 - 4 stories
No matter how carefully you deliver your point or your persona, you may not be received in the way you intend. Cover Image: JoshuaEarle/Unsplash
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I Feel Your Pain

November 17, 2016 - 4 stories
Why the pain of others affects you so deeply. The science of empathy. Cover Image: Antonio Guillem-Shutterstock

Too Pushy?

November 16, 2016 - 4 stories
Setting your limits—when to say yes, when to say no—can be hard. Your definition of a boundary may look different than the next person's. Here's how to meet in between. Cover Image: TharakornShutterstock
The Magic of Silence

The Magic of Silence

November 15, 2016 - 4 stories
Shutting out the noise of life, plus the merits of watching and listening, the power of silence, managing devices, and more. Cover Image: Artsem Martysiuk/Shutterstock

Gleeful Schadenfreude

November 14, 2016 - 4 stories
She deserved it! Sometimes we can’t help but feel joy over another’s pain. But why do we like watching others fall into misfortune? Schadenfreude and social comparison explained. (Racorn/Shutterstock)
November 5 - 11

November 5 - 11

November 12, 2016 - 6 stories
Here's hoping you survived the week. Sit down for posts about the election gender gap, the brain, relationships, and more.

Gender Equal

November 11, 2016 - 4 stories
Has politics changed the way we see gender? Have a look at posts about women for Hillary, men for Trump, white men, and feminism—it's academic. Cover Image: stockstudio-shutterstock