Category: Popular Psychology

7 ways you can raise prices during the pandemic without alienating customers, according to business owners who've done it

7 ways you can raise prices during the pandemic without alienating customers, according to business owners who’ve done it Summary List PlacementIt’s more important than ever that business owners understand the subtle art of pricing. As early as May, Nasdaq reported that the coronavirus pandemic was driving up costs. Raising your own prices in response […]

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This One-Word Interview Question Reveals Volumes About a Job Candidate

This One-Word Interview Question Reveals Volumes About a Job Candidate A recent Wall Street Journal article pointed out how often job candidates lie during hiring interviews . One psychology professor conducted studies showing that job candidates tell two to three lies on average during a 10-minute interview. In a tight job market, the most common […]

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Today's 'Blue Monday' depression peak isn't real, but seasonal blues are. Here's what to do about them

Today’s ‘Blue Monday’ depression peak isn’t real, but seasonal blues are. Here’s what to do about them Today is Blue Monday, which is rumored to be the most depressing day of the year. But is it? Research hasn’t proved that there is any one day more depressing than all the others. It’s a PR stunt […]

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Teenagers can 'catch' moods from friends, study finds

Teenagers can ‘catch’ moods from friends, study finds Teenagers can ‘catch’ moods from friends, study finds UK study investigates impact of individuals’ moods within shared social network The study found that moods become similar to those of the people teenagers spend time with. Photograph: Tim Robbins/Getty/Mint Images RF The study found that moods become similar […]

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How to Keep Your Sense of Humor As You Get Older

How to Keep Your Sense of Humor As You Get Older It’s said that we laugh less as we get older. Sometimes it’s our changing values that alter how much we find funny, or a disconnect with the current generation as we age. Psychology Today suggests our changes in humor can even point back to […]

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The Trump presidency was marked by battles over truth itself. Those aren?t over. – The Washington Post

The Trump presidency was marked by battles over truth itself. Those aren?t over. – The Washington Post President Trump stands as a singular figure in American history for his willingness to entertain conspiracy theories from the Oval Office, and none has been more damaging or far reaching than his unsubstantiated claim that the 2020 election […]

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How Does It Feel to Get Ketamine Therapy?

How Does It Feel to Get Ketamine Therapy? Among the recreational drugs currently entering the psychiatric mainstream (MDMA, LSD, etc.), ketamine is something of an outlier. Most people have a rough idea of what “acid” or “molly” are supposed to do, even if they’ve never tried them. Ketamine, meanwhil… Read More…

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Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan could wreck Wall Street's favorite money-making trade

Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus plan could wreck Wall Street’s favorite money-making trade President-elect Joe Biden’s extensive $1.9 trillion stimulus plan to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic may supercharge economic growth, but also send Wall Street’s favorite five tech stocks known as FAANG into a short-term price slumber. While naturally Biden’s fiscal relief […]

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Psychology of deception: Asking questions to spot liars

Psychology of deception: Asking questions to spot liars How to get better at spotting liars – Words speak far louder than actions, BUT only if you ask the right questions, and listen to what is being said. Read More…

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The Human, Lion, and Multi-headed Beast Inside

The Human, Lion, and Multi-headed Beast Inside Popular culture is beginning to accept that within each of us, multitudes exist, and we needn’t worry about it. In fact, accepting it can foster well-being. Read More…

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