Category: Popular Psychology

7 Super-Popular British Cleaning Products That Aren’t Big in the U.S. — Yet!

7 Super-Popular British Cleaning Products That Aren’t Big in the U.S. — Yet! Great news: Some of these ARE available stateside! READ MORE… Read More…

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Why We Like Some People and Don’t Like Others

Why We Like Some People and Don’t Like Others Editor’s note: The following is an excerpted chapter — “Why We Like Some People and Don’t Like Others” — from Why We Don’t Like People (published in 1931) by Dr. Donald A. Laird, a professor of psychology. It has been condensed from the original. What can […]

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What your selfie camera angle says about you

What your selfie camera angle says about you Over the past decade, selfies have become a mainstay of popular culture. If the #selfie hashtag first appeared in 2004, it was the release of the iPhone 4 in 2010 that saw the pictures go viral. Three years later, the Oxford English Dictionary crowned “selfie… Read More…

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Cheer up! The happiness guru on how to feel better

Cheer up! The happiness guru on how to feel better Meik Wiking is a world expert on what makes us feel happier. So, is there a simple fix? Sun 18 Apr 2021 13.00 BST J ust like that, one of the world’s foremost happiness boffins beams into my living room with a megawatt grin and […]

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Can You Earn Money in Stocks?

Can You Earn Money in Stocks? – – – – – – – – – The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) was created on May 17, 1792, when 24 stockbrokers and merchants signed an agreement under a buttonwood tree at 68 Wall Street. Countless fortunes have been made and lost since that time, while shareholders […]

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How to gain a sense of well-being, free and online

How to gain a sense of well-being, free and online In 2018, when Professor Laurie Santos introduced her course ‘Psychology and the Good Life,’ a class on the science of happiness, it became the most popular in the history of Yale, attracting more than 1,200 undergraduate enrollees that first semester. An onli… Read More…

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Opus Dei, leftist, former goalie: who's who in Peru election race? – Reuters

Opus Dei, leftist, former goalie: who’s who in Peru election race? – Reuters Peru will vote for a new president on Sunday after a year of political turmoil, with a focus on the coronavirus pandemic, economic revival, corruption and mining policy in the world’s no. 2 copper producer. Read More…

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Does Wealth Rob the Brain of Compassion?

Does Wealth Rob the Brain of Compassion? To understand how money affects politics, we need to understand how money affects psychology. Read More…

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18 best kids movies on Disney+ that parent will also love

18 best kids movies on Disney+ that parent will also love Of all the streaming services out there, Disney+ is possibly the best for kids and families. Not only is there so much content on it, but most of it is also really good. The streaming platform is stacked with musicals, comedies, fairy tales, and […]

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Podcast #697: Social Psychology Won’t Save Us

Podcast #697: Social Psychology Won’t Save Us When it comes to proposed solutions to life’s problems, whether on an individual or societal scale, the four most commonly used words these days are “According to a study . . . ” This phrase is used by journalists and media outlets; we certainly use it a lot … Read […]

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