June 24 - 30

June 24 - 30

For great reading the weekend, see these posts about deadly words, humor in romance, self-actualization, the optimism bias, and more.
When Words Are Deadly Weapons: Michelle Carter´s Conviction

When Words Are Deadly Weapons

By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D.
Michelle Carter´s conviction
Nobody Does It Better

Nobody Does It Better

By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D.
The role of humor in romantic relationships
Do You Have to Be Self-Centered to Be Self-Actualized?

Self-Centered and Self-Actualized?

By Douglas T. Kenrick Ph.D.
How would you reach your highest potential?
Why We Think We Are Invincible

Why We Think We Are Invincible

By Jen Kim
Is there a downside to optimism?
What's In a Face?

What's In a Face?

By Nathan H. Lents, Ph.D.
The great diversity of human faces tells us of our past.
I Turned Off My Cellphone for You

I Turned Off My Cellphone for You

By Jan Albert
Challenging young designers to create worthy alternatives to the cell phone.
5 Paradoxical Ways to Capture the Elusive Art of Creativity

The Elusive Art of Creativity

By Srini Pillay M.D.
Five paradoxical ways to capture it.