Highlights: April 28-May 4

Highlights: April 28-May 4

Here's what we've loved reading this week, including: what makes people act heroically, why we are constantly afraid of 'missing out', and unraveling the sexiness of narcissists.

Always On, All the Time: Are We Suffering From FoMO?

By Larry Rosen Ph.D.
Social media, multitasking, and e-communication can lead to Fear of Missing Out.

The Zen of Parenthood

By Andrea F. Polard Psy.D.
The role of children in your happiness: five pieces of wisdom to keep in mind

Why Are Narcissists So Darn Sexy?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Narcissists may love themselves but so, as it turns out, do we

Deported For Being Too Handsome

By Laura Betzig Ph.D.
Too Sexy for His Shirt?

The Most Basic Freedom Is Freedom to Quit

By Peter Gray
Schools will become moral institutions only when children are free to quit.

Daughters of Unloving Mothers: Common Wounds

By Peg Streep
Taking stock is often the first step in healing.

Why Did the Boston Heroes Intervene?

By Elizabeth Svoboda
What compels people to step in and help when it counts.

Forensic Psychology: A No-Compassion Zone?

By Karen Franklin Ph.D.
Murder trial prompts professional dialogue