Highlights: September 1–7

Highlights: September 1–7

Check out some of our favorites from this week, including: the self-perpetuating nature of popularity, why calling your teenager "lazy" is a bad idea, and how sugar effects your mental health.

Girlie Girl vs. One of the Guys

Jill P. Weber Ph.D.
Some women fall into a two-choice trap.

Busted

Joachim I Krueger Ph.D.
Neuroscience and retributive justice

The Talent Myth in Sports (Football) and Business

Mark van Vugt Ph.D.
Why bringing in star players does not guarantee star performances

The Upside and Downside of Middle-Aged Risk Taking

Thomas Hills Ph.D.
What's the evidence for the midlife crisis and exactly how risky is it?

When Parents Call Their Adolescent "Lazy"

Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.
No good comes from parents calling their adolescent "lazy"

The Popularity Of Popularity

Jesse Marczyk
Best-sellers sell the best because they're best-sellers.

The Female Breadwinner: What It Means

Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Gender equality may still be decades off.

How Sugar Can Harm Your Mental Health

David Sack M.D.
A high-sugar diet impacts both physical and mental health.