December 8–14

The importance of making time for yourself, why holiday myths can be good for kids, and how to reframe your blame.

5 Ways to Find Solitude in a Busy Day

By Polly Campbell
Time alone can boost your productivity and creativity.

Collective Intelligence: Help The World Create An IQ Test

By Jonathan Wai Ph.D.
A conversation with Christopher Chabris about iq and collective intelligence

Infants Need to Hear Adults Talk

By Art Markman Ph.D.
Infant-directed speech plays a huge role in language development

On Buddhism as a Different Kind of "Religion"

By David P. Barash Ph.D.
Buddhism is unusually science-friendly, better philosophy than religion.

The Power of Permission

By David Finch
Giving yourself the green light

Self-Victimizing Again?

By Jill P. Weber Ph.D.
There is relief for the persistently victimized.

If and When to “Spill the Beans” About Santa Claus

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
The benefits of believing in Santa Claus

The Upside of Starting Your Career in a Recession

By Adam Grant Ph.D.
On the bright side of bad times