April 19-25

The week's must-reads about ego depletion, holding a grudge, complexity, and more.

The Importance of Feeling in Control

By Joseph T. Hallinan
When we don't have a sense of control, we just make it up.

Procrastination: Blame It On My Genes

By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D.
Biology is not destiny

The Positive Rise of Negative Psychology

By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Ph.D.
Our quest for self-esteem is out of control, one expert says. Time for a reboot?

Grudge: Holding One

By Joachim I Krueger Ph.D.
When forgiveness is for suckers

Trust of Strangers Requires Effort (Sometimes)

By Art Markman Ph.D.
New research proves that, for some of us, trusting others is hard work.

Complexity First, Simplicity Last

By Jeff DeGraff Ph.D.
Simplicity is the new thing.