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Gleb Tsipursky Ph.D.
A research-based approach to getting what you want out of life.
How do we deal with the worst problem in US politics? This post has a few research-based suggestions!
Want to make sure your generous gifts make a real difference? Here are some ways to do so!
Are we doomed to irrationality in our voting? Recent research suggests that's a myth! We can vote rationally if we follow the steps outlined in this article.
I am coming out as a mentally ill college professor suffering from an anxiety disorder to help end the stigma around mental illness in academia
You think your vote is not important? Think again!
Are crazy life events signs of miracles or karma?
Wouldn't it be great to predict the future? Statistical methods can help.
Learn how politicians use our brain's wiring against us, and how you can guard yourself from being manipulated!
Emotional intelligence research shows how you can be in danger due to scandals that have nothing to do with you!
Both candidates promise to make you safer. But which one will actually do so? This articles describes how research shows how candidates mislead our intuitions on this topic.
How emotional intelligence and gender norms for emotional expression might impact the presidential race
How recent research on behavioral economics can help you make better decisions
Research-based approaches can help us think in rational ways about racial profiling, implicit bias, and other emotionally polarizing topics.
Most pundits focus on content in determining the debate winner. This article helps reveal the surprising role of emotional expression and emotional intelligence in the debate.
Trump and Clinton use research-based strategies to inform their debate and public speaking skills - and now you can use the same to be a better public speaker!
Are you worried about your identity labels limiting your freedom? This simple reframing trick could be all you need!
Do you want a perfect job? A perfect body? A perfect relationship? Perfect health?
A few tips will go a long way to addressing any anxiety around public speaking
Here's the science that will help!
Do you ever struggle with your identity as an American? A simple reframing can really help!
Are you skeptical about cash handouts? Find out if research supports your skepticism!
How much responsibility should you take for your feelings? The right balance will go a long way.
What do you think would happen when a United Methodist pastor walks into a room full of atheists? The answer might surprise you!
Are you sure you're leading the life you want, as opposed to just following the vision of others? This article provides 3 specific steps to help you lead the life you deserve!
Do you know how to show your love for animals truly? This article helps illustrate some surprising insights!
Recent research shows the kind of impact that politics has on meaning and purpose in life - check out this post to learn more!
Are you afraid of your relationship suffering due to poor communication? The strategies in this blog post will go a long way to address relationship communication troubles!
Our mind makes intuitive mistakes about how to deal with terrorism in the best manner. This article uses insights from neuroscience to show the best path to deal with terrorism.
Are you going through the motions day after day without feeling fulfilled, and tired of not having a sense of meaning and purpose in your life? Serving others might be the answer!
Gleb Tsipursky, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at Ohio State University.