Highlights from August 18 to August 24

Here's our most recent best reads, including respect over love, teaching morality sans the religion, faulty thinking, and more.

Be Kind to Yourself—You'll Change for the Better

By Art Markman Ph.D.
Self-compassion helps you overcome failure.

Social Rejection Can Fuel Creativity

By Scott Barry Kaufman
The perks of being an outsider.

The Way We Look at Our Best Friends

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D.
What features do we prefer?

Teaching Your Child Morality Without Religion?

By Todd B. Kashdan Ph.D.
Anybody who says they are a parenting expert is questionable.

An Insider’s Guide to Psychology

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Psychology’s secrets, from the inside out

Respect May Be Even More Crucial than Love

By Peter Gray Ph.D.
Love is not all you need, nor all your spouse or child needs; consider respect.

Do Religious People Have a Hotter Sex Life?

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Religious prudes are often consumed by sexual obsessions

Is Your Parenting Style Based On Faulty Thinking?

By Madeline Levine Ph. D.
Why your good intentions can actually end up harming your kids.