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Tara Well Ph.D.
Your brain has a unique response to seeing your own face.
Why a sailboat is better than a pyramid.
Understanding one's motives can build confidence to make good decisions moving forward in life
Research show how you can use self-talk to your advantage.
Even after restrictions have lifted, anxiety may linger. Here's what to do.
Uncomfortable on Zoom? Online meetings are here to stay, so is looking at yourself in the video camera.
What does it mean to be more comfortable being alone? This shift in perspective is surprisingly effective.
How has 2020 made you wiser? 6 learning themes from a year like no other.
How does looking in the mirror influence moral decisions?
What to feel less lonely? Consider facing yourself.
Can selfies improve the effectiveness of telemedicine?
Can a face mask conceal true emotions?
A new study finds differences in how lonelier people represent others in the brain.
A counterintuitive approach to dealing with a new reality.
Many people find video calls more uncomfortable than face-to-face interactions. Here's how to change that.
How not to catch the fear virus.
When you feel you've lost control of your surroundings, do this.
Mirrors can evoke some strong feelings in us, but they can also be incredibly useful in ways you might not have imagined.
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Does the mirror trigger self-criticism about your appearance? Turn it around with this simple trick.
You can manage self-awareness for your benefit.
What signals do lonely people send in social interaction?
What would it be like to be more confident and comfortable with your emotions?
By understanding how the body responds to stress, you can learn to give and receive more help.
There's a new twist to the role of the male gaze in politics
Want to learn something new this summer? Check out these books, both new and classic.
When your brain goes into overdrive during meditation, there are ways to shift your awareness and take back control.
Do positive affirmations really work?
What happens in your brain when you exercise in front of a mirror? It depends on how you look at it.
These books have helped advance how we think about psychology. How many have you read?
Tara Well, Ph.D., is a professor in the department of psychology at Barnard College of Columbia University.