Top Posts: February 2014

Top Posts: February 2014

From questions about love to musings on memory. Here's the best of the month.
8. Why Men Don't Like Shopping

8. Why Men Don't Like Shopping

By Steve Taylor Ph.D.
And most women do.
1. What Happens After Friends With Benefits?

1. What Happens After Friends With Benefits?

By Zhana Vrangalova Ph.D.
Can the friendship survive when the benefits end?
3. Should We Live Together?

3. Should We Live Together?

By Jessica Grogan Ph.D.
Cohabitation increases the chance of divorce but helps in other ways.
4. Thinking Outside the Box: A Misguided Idea

4. Thinking Outside the Box: A Misguided Idea

By Drew Boyd
The truth behind the universal, but flawed, catchphrase for creativity.
12. Wisdom and Narcissism

12. Wisdom and Narcissism

By Garth Sundem
What makes a good leader?
5. How to Make Yourself Do It

5. How to Make Yourself Do It

By Heidi Grant Halvorson Ph.D.
When you don't want to.
2. Your Sexual Satisfaction

2. Your Sexual Satisfaction

By Noam Shpancer Ph.D.
Highly valued, poorly understood.
6. 5 Studies Requiring a Second Look

6. 5 Studies Requiring a Second Look

By Todd B. Kashdan Ph.D.
Lessons learned from unusual research publications.
9. Myths About Young People and Social Media

9. Myths About Young People and Social Media

By Peter Gray Ph.D.
Exposing beliefs about new technology.
10. Have You Reached Your Creative Peak?

10. Have You Reached Your Creative Peak?

By Drew Boyd
The 2/3 point in your lifespan marks the creative peak.
11. Sleep: The Clean-Up Crew of a Dirty Mind

11. Sleep: The Clean-Up Crew of a Dirty Mind

By Richard E. Cytowic M.D.
A good night's sleep literally clears your head.
7. Before You Quit

7. Before You Quit

By Peg Streep
Five questions to ask yourself.
13. If You Want More Out of Life, Just Ask

13. If You Want More Out of Life, Just Ask

By Thomas Hills Ph.D.
Asking for what you want is highly correlated with getting it.
21. All About Her

21. All About Her

By Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Does a “relationship” still need actual people?
14. From Romantic Heartache to Something Better

14. From Romantic Heartache to Something Better

By Jill P. Weber Ph.D.
Getting love right, once and for all.
16. 5 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Love

16. 5 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Love

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
How to stop self-protecting and self-sabotaging when it comes to love
17. Seven Fashion Secrets for Romance

17. Seven Fashion Secrets for Romance

By Theresa E DiDonato Ph.D.
How you dress may matter for relationship success.
25. Is Casual Sex Bad for Your Mental Health?

25. Is Casual Sex Bad for Your Mental Health?

By Zhana Vrangalova Ph.D.
Hooking up is bad for your health only if you do it for the wrong reasons
18. Calculate Your Life's Footprint

18. Calculate Your Life's Footprint

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
The lasting impression on your relationships.
15. What Science Tells Us About Being in Love

15. What Science Tells Us About Being in Love

By David DiSalvo
Love, the most compelling mystery science will ever tackle.
19. How to Improve Your Memory, Instantly

19. How to Improve Your Memory, Instantly

By Christopher Taibbi M.A.T.
A crash course in training your brain for amazing recall
22. 5 Myths About Introverts and Extraverts at Work

22. 5 Myths About Introverts and Extraverts at Work

By Adam Grant Ph.D.
Introverts are still wildly misunderstood.
23. Who Cares What Your “Real Age” Is?

23. Who Cares What Your “Real Age” Is?

By Dawn C. Carr MGS, Ph.D.
Chronological age is not as relevant as it used to be.
24. Why We Lack Self-Insight

24. Why We Lack Self-Insight

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Are you a victim of "magical thinking"?
20. Romance Red Flags

20. Romance Red Flags

By Sophia Dembling
Before you get too cozy, vet your new relationship for these potential problems.