Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Tag: Personality

Is Personality Fixed?

I’ll admit it – I was skeptical about Personality Isn’t Permanent before I even opened it. As a temperament researcher, I believe we are...

What We Say to Children Can Have Long-Lasting Impact

When I was about seven years old, my mother warned me about eating pork products.  She told me that pork needed to be cooked...

Two Guiding Principles Introverts (Don’t) Talk By

In a culture that favors extroversion, introverts will always be, to a significant extent, quiet pegs in a loud hole – the expectations for...

COVID-19 Facilitates and Deters Crime

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, criminal gangs menace open roads, and hackers demand ransoms as they break into medical facilities, but urban homicides and...

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2 Behaviors that Promote Mental Health Stigma at Work

  Can't you just stop? Americans are more likely to have a mental challenge than they are to skip breakfast. Census data indicates a third...

Why Sleep Is the Clean-Up Crew for Your Brain

More than good old fashioned beauty ! Although our brains comprise only 2 percent of our overall body weight, they consume roughly 20 percent of our...

Let Waiting and Boredom Be Your Guide

Waiting and boredom have been the bugbears of my life. Maybe yours too. I hate them both. It’s been a surprise just how wildly...

Thank goodness that’s over: preferring our pains to be past

Recent research from the Centre for Time at the University of Sydney undermines a widely held assumption that our preferences about the temporal location...
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