I Want It Now!

The marshmallow test revisited: The benefits of mastering impulse control and delaying gratification.

The Brain's Ability to Look Within: A Secret to Self-Mastery

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.
Tapping into our ability to turn attention inward empowers and heals.

Taming the Want Monster

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Fulfilling your desires is not the key to peace of mind and contentment.

Succeed at Habit Change With This One-Page "Book!"

By Meg Selig
Eight "chapters," 19 quotes, one page, and you've changed.

Why Students Try to “Negotiate” Grades

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Are today's students more demanding than before?

5 Mind Tricks to Help Keep Your Resolutions

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
5 fun and easy ways to help keep your New Year's resolutions

Retail Therapy: The Best Medicine?

By Rebecca Coffey
The jury is actually out on whether retail therapy is good for you.

Prepping Kids So They're Ready To Thrive as Adults

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
How can families prepare students for doing well when they finish college?

Are You an Addict?

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
How addictive behaviors cut us off from pain and joy

Nature or Nurture? Self-Control or Childhood Experience?

By Peg Streep
Taking another look at the "Marshmallow Task"

You Remember James Frey?

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
Is he an example of a writer who completely outgrew his addiction?

What Meaningful Work Does to Youth (Part Two)

By Tim Elmore
Youth today are growing up in a SCENE that adults created.

Are Single People More Resilient Than Everyone Else?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
An expert shares widely-ignored evidence of why singles fare so well.

Achieve Your Goals by Tweaking Your Mindset

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Master your motivation and your goals become in reach

The Strange Hobby of Collecting “Murderabilia”

By Scott A. Bonn Ph.D.
Why people collect the grisly artifacts of murder.

Gamble Much? How to Figure out if You've Got a Problem

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Get inside the mind of the compulsive gambler

The Psychology of Scarcity

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
5 ways to overcome a misguided mindset.

Family Feud Highlights Our Aversion to Idleness

By Scott Rick Ph.D.
Contestants play more rounds than they should because they can’t bear idleness.

Responding to the Adolescent Push for Freedom

By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.
Growing up requires more freedom from and more freedom for to reach independence

Why We Gain Weight When We’re Stressed—And How Not To

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
The psychology and biology of stress-related overeating and weight gain

If Seasons Could Talk: Scrooge, Sex, and Selfies

By Kirby Farrell Ph.D.
Use the seasons to understand your inner weather.

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

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