Practice, Practice, Practice

Does practice make perfect? While 10,000 hours of practice is important, this alone will not get you to Carnegie Hall. Plus: How to practice efficiently, the advantages of mental rehearsal, and the role of natural talent in success.

Preparation Prevents Piss-Poor Performance

By Alex Lickerman M.D.
Why practice makes perfect

Creative Bliss for Introverts - Part 1

By Nancy Ancowitz
Mine the mother lode of your inner world

R & Deism: What if we're God's experiment?

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
An alternative to theism and deism that might work even for non-believers

What's All This Talk About Couple "Communication Skills?"

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
How ambitious are you about being a first-rate love partner?

Changing Habits Beats Reliance on Willpower

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Habits help us. Effective practice can enable you to upgrade your habits.

Do Dogs Learn Faster for Food Than Other Types of Rewards?

By Stanley Coren Ph.D., F.R.S.C.
New data explores whether food, petting, or verbal praise is most effective.

How to Be Ultra Productive — 10 Tips for Mastering Your Time Now

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
The key to time management is self management

Is Practice Overrated?

By Gary Marcus Ph.D.
10,000 hours of practice and still not an expert.

Raising “Star” Children: The Pressure May Be Too Great

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
China sends a strong message to all parents.

Work habits versus creative flow

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
How work opens up peak experiences

Children's Play Date Guidelines

By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
Seven steps to a fun and happy play date.

South Asian Author Loosens Up, Writes Flowingly

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Creating popular tales of love and longing means daily writing.

If You Believe You Can - then STOP Thinking About It!

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Belief is a key component, but here is the rest of what you need to succeed.

Some Ways to Practice Are More Perfect Than Others

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
For Olympic gold, or top kudos in school, arts, and even love, learn to practice

How Is Doing a Crossword Puzzle Like Changing a Habit?

By Meg Selig
Want to change a habit? Here are 7 ways crossword puzzles can help.

Impatient? Why and How to Practice Patience

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Patience in times of stress fosters peace of mind instead of anger.

You Might Work on a Zombie Team. Kill the Zombies.

By Jake Breeden
Teams tend to become useless over time. Learn to spot and kill the walking dead.

Do You Need to go Through the Bad to Get to the Good?

By Donna Barstow
Don't try to hide your real feelings...for chocolate. We can see you, you know.

Becoming a Better Person: There Are Apps for That

By Michael W. Austin Ph.D.
Apps Aristotle would like

Can Leadership Be Developed?

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Does leadership development work, and which programs work best?

Olympic Gold Medalists and Raising Resilient Kids

By Michael Ungar Ph.D.
Recent research on how elite athletes succeed is useful to parents who want to r