The Narcissist in Your Life

The Narcissist in Your Life

August 03, 2015 - 18 stories
Do you feel as though there are self-absorbed narcissists everywhere you look—right next door, in the office, in your bed, even? How to understand and spot those mirror-loving braggarts. Cover Image: Masson/Shutterstock
July 25 - 31

July 25 - 31

August 01, 2015 - 6 stories
It's the dog days of summer, so take these reads to the shore. See the best essays on climate change, adolescence, relationships, and more.

Top Posts: July 2015

July 31, 2015 - 25 stories
Twenty-five posts that stuck with us this month. Cover Image: Maridav/Shutterstock

Spark Your Inspiration

July 30, 2015 - 19 stories
Do you love feeling creatively inspired or spiritually transcendent? There may be a way to manufacture an epiphany, or at least improve the odds of having one. Cover Image: Pavel Ilyukhin/Shutterstock

Dog Days

July 29, 2015 - 10 stories
Why is Fido man’s best friend? Owning a pooch can boost your mind and body. Read about health benefits, mood boosts, and what a dog knows. Cover Image: Pekic/Shutterstock

Living in the Now

July 28, 2015 - 16 stories
Many of us spend too much time regretting the past as well as fretting the future. It's time to let it go and live in the now. Cover Image: DeanDrobot-Shutterstock

The Myths of Genius

July 27, 2015 - 12 stories
Is there a fine line between madness and creative brilliance? Demystifying the concept of genius. Cover Image: DragonImages/Shutterstock
July 18 - 24

July 18 - 24

July 25, 2015 - 6 stories
Here's what you missed this week, essays on epigenetics, disagreeable ideas, relationships, and more.

The Millennial Moment

July 24, 2015 - 15 stories
News Flash: This generation is doing just fine. Thank you. Here’s what this misunderstood group can teach the rest of us. Cover Image: Lzf/Shutterstock

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

July 23, 2015 - 12 stories
The science of siblings. Yes, we love and hate our brothers and sisters, but it’s a bond that influences us no matter what. Herein read about birth order, rivalry, estrangement, and more. Cover Image: VasilyevAlexandr/Shutterstock

No Vacation Nation

July 22, 2015 - 13 stories
Why are we forgoing the scared vacation? To matters worse, technology has tied us to the office, every day all day. Cover Image: Nar/Shutterstock
Peter Yang

Be Happy, or Else

July 21, 2015 - 18 stories
Is cheeriness a requirement in today's workplace? Forcing employee positivity does not lead to engagement and productivity. It's exhausting, and unnecessary. Cover Image: Peter Yang
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War, What Is It Good For?

July 20, 2015 - 11 stories
What motivates young men to kill or die in war? Science may have the answer that could make them stop. Cover Image: Stock Photos LV/Shutterstock
July 11 - 17

July 11 - 17

July 18, 2015 - 8 stories
Adding to your summer reads? Try these essays on zoning out, smartphone notifications, agony at the APA, and more.
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The World's Happiest People

July 17, 2015 - 17 stories
Why are Americans so miserable? Surveys show we can learn from other parts of the world, where the happy flourish. Cover Image: Jan-Jacob Luijendijk-Shutterstock
Peter Hapak

The Art of Deception

July 16, 2015 - 14 stories
Being scammed by someone you trust is the ultimate betrayal. And it’s bad enough that those who are duped heap guilt on themselves, but the world tends to join in the blamefest. Cover Image: Peter Hapak

Getting Dumped?

July 15, 2015 - 18 stories
A bad break-up can feel like the world is ending. What can help ease the pain of getting the boot? Cover Image: Masson/Shutterstock
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What Happened to Play?

July 14, 2015 - 20 stories
The benefits of play are many, for kids and adults. Hyper focus and scant spontaneity actually hurts how we learn and grow. Cover Image: Gpoint Studio/Shutterstock

Ethics and Psychology

July 12, 2015 - 13 stories
The use of torture and interrogation. Cover image: Shutterstock
July 4 - 10

July 4 - 10

July 11, 2015 - 7 stories
Here's a round-up of essential reads for the week, including essays on sexism, gender differences, psychoanalysis, and more.