Tag: Psychology

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7 Ways to Get Better at Small Talk—And Why You Should

7 Ways to Get Better at Small Talk—And Why You Should

7 Ways to Get Better at Small Talk—And Why You Should - When Gillian Sandstrom was a graduate student in Toronto more than a decade ago, she encounter [...]
Why Daydreaming Is So Good For You

Why Daydreaming Is So Good For You

Why Daydreaming Is So Good For You - Often derided and the topic of many a teacher’s report card comment daydreaming, or mind-wandering, is generally [...]
How to Take Your Own Voice Seriously

How to Take Your Own Voice Seriously

How to Take Your Own Voice Seriously - On Instagram in late January, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez posted a series of stories calling out th [...]
How Numbers Can Ruin Your Life

How Numbers Can Ruin Your Life

How Numbers Can Ruin Your Life - How many numbers have found their way into your brain today? 10? 100? 1,000?What if you include the number of step [...]
6 Ways to Give Better Gifts—Based on Science

6 Ways to Give Better Gifts—Based on Science

6 Ways to Give Better Gifts - I like to think I’m an excellent gift giver—but I’ve occasionally detoured into questionable territory. I once wrapped [...]
Love Languages Actually Do Improve Your Relationship

Love Languages Actually Do Improve Your Relationship

Three decades ago, Southern Baptist pastor Gary Chapman published The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate. It was a [...]
Parents ‘thrilled’ as COVID-19 vaccines for kids near approval, but rollout unclear

Parents ‘thrilled’ as COVID-19 vaccines for kids near approval, but rollout unclear

Many parents are relieved to hear that Health Canada will soon approve COVID-19 vaccines for kids aged 5-11. [...]
Charles Darwin, Expression, and the Harmful Legacy of Eugenics

Charles Darwin, Expression, and the Harmful Legacy of Eugenics

In 1872, with the publication of “The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals,” Charles Darwin went rogue. Only a decade after the anatomist Duc [...]
Don’t blame public for Covid-19 spread, says UK scientist

Don’t blame public for Covid-19 spread, says UK scientist

From empty supermarket shelves to crowded parks, public behaviour has come in for criticism during the Covid-19 outbreak. But blaming the spread of Co [...]
Covid-19: the psychology of physical distancing – podcast

Covid-19: the psychology of physical distancing – podcast

As the world begins to unlock, many of us will be seeing friends and family again - albeit with guidelines on how close you can get to one another. B [...]
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