Highlights: January 27-February 2

Highlights: January 27-February 2

Here's what we loved reading this week, including: our love-hate relationship with celebrities, what quitting is really about, and the connection between disgust and environmentalism.

Music and Exercise: What Current Research Tells Us

Music has positive effects, but also definite limits

Boundaries: It's Time to Say No When You Need To

Is it time to start honoring your needs, instead of everyone else's?

Language Changes Distance and Mood

How does the grammar of language affect your closeness to the past?

Quitting Is Not Really About Quitting

Treatment clients don't want to quit, they want to live better lives

Women Don't Negotiate Because They're Not Idiots

You can't help but hear that "women don't ask," but do you know why?

Highlight this Blog Post at Your Own Risk

Surprising scientific answers to the question of what makes for good studying?

Could Disgust Make You Green?

What key questions about disgust motivate people’s beliefs about global warming?

Celebrity Schadenfreude

The role played by idealization and envy