Are You Offended?

Are You Offended?

December 02, 2016 - 4 stories
Inoffensive, non-racist, non-sexist, socially acceptable, or maybe too sensitive? Herein, the science of political correctness. Cover Image: HBO
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Fooled Again

December 01, 2016 - 4 stories
Why are we so gullible? It's not just fake news and con jobs, we are subjected to the power of suggestion more than we know. Cover Image:

Top Posts: November 2016

November 30, 2016 - 25 stories
Now that one of the most historic Novembers is over, read what you missed. See posts on monogamy, feeling happy for others, perfectionist narcissism, and more. (Legenda/Shutterstock)

Our Civil Society

November 29, 2016 - 4 stories
Where has civility gone? How not to get sucked into an "us" versus "them" mentality. Cover Image: Oneinchpunch/Shutterstock

The World Will Not End

November 28, 2016 - 4 stories
Your catastrophic and distorted thinking will get you nowhere. Here’s how to set your feet firmly in reality. Cover Image: Andreiuc88/Shutterstock
November 19 - 25

November 19 - 25

November 26, 2016 - 6 stories
End your holiday with a few top posts. Read about internment camps, borderline personality, political propaganda, among other essays.

Shop ’Til You Drop

November 25, 2016 - 4 stories
Black Friday is a day dedicated to excessive and aggressive shopping one day after we're supposed to appreciate all that we have. What does that say about us? (Cover Image: Imtmphoto/Shutterstock)
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Gratitude, Not Attitude

November 24, 2016 - 4 stories
It's a time to be grateful, and getting along helps. Sit down, dig in, and keep the peace. (Cover Image: Shutterstock ID 135632558)
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Feeling Jealous?

November 23, 2016 - 4 stories
Jealousy can be extremely dangerous, but it also has utility and purpose. Here’s to listening to your jealousy. Cover Image: Andrew Eccles

Memory Lane

November 22, 2016 - 4 stories
Delaying loss of memory would be one thing, but halting diseases like Alzheimer's seems too good to be true. Here's the science on brain aging. Cover Image: FamVeld/Shutterstock
Do You Feel Like a Fraud?

Do You Feel Like a Fraud?

November 21, 2016 - 5 stories
Chronic self-doubt is a hallmark of impostor syndrome, and a telltale sign is the disconnect between perceived and actual performance.
November 12 - 18

November 12 - 18

November 19, 2016 - 7 stories
Here's what you missed this week, read about the queen bee effect, tomboys, dog emotions, and more.

Feeling Misunderstood?

November 18, 2016 - 4 stories
No matter how carefully you deliver your point or your persona, you may not be received in the way you intend. Cover Image: JoshuaEarle/Unsplash
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I Feel Your Pain

November 17, 2016 - 4 stories
Why the pain of others affects you so deeply. The science of empathy. Cover Image: Antonio Guillem-Shutterstock

Too Pushy?

November 16, 2016 - 4 stories
Setting your limits—when to say yes, when to say no—can be hard. Your definition of a boundary may look different than the next person's. Here's how to meet in between. Cover Image: TharakornShutterstock
The Magic of Silence

The Magic of Silence

November 15, 2016 - 4 stories
Shutting out the noise of life, plus the merits of watching and listening, the power of silence, managing devices, and more. Cover Image: Artsem Martysiuk/Shutterstock

Gleeful Schadenfreude

November 14, 2016 - 4 stories
She deserved it! Sometimes we can’t help but feel joy over another’s pain. But why do we like watching others fall into misfortune? Schadenfreude and social comparison explained. (Racorn/Shutterstock)
November 5 - 11

November 5 - 11

November 12, 2016 - 6 stories
Here's hoping you survived the week. Sit down for posts about the election gender gap, the brain, relationships, and more.

Gender Equal

November 11, 2016 - 4 stories
Has politics changed the way we see gender? Have a look at posts about women for Hillary, men for Trump, white men, and feminism—it's academic. Cover Image: stockstudio-shutterstock

How to Let It Go

November 10, 2016 - 4 stories
Are you stuck? Moving on one step at a time. Cover Image: Ollyy/Shutterstock