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Crash Course in Body Language

December 18, 2013



Relationship Help: Advice for Building Relationships that are Healthy, Happy and Satisfying

December 12, 2013


A strong, healthy relationship can be one of the best supports in your life. Good relationships improve all aspects of your life, strengthening your health, your mind, and your connections with others. However, if the relationship isn\’t working, it can also be a tremendous drain. Relationships are an investment. The more you put in, the […]

Increasing Empathy | Psychology Today

November 28, 2013


The world abounds with conflicts, from international clashes all the way down to domestic disputes. One valuable method for resolving disputes is empathy—getting a better emotional understanding of other people. A new technique for mapping emotional values has potential for increasing empathy by helping people to grasp their own values as well as those of […]

How the brain creates the ‘buzz’ that helps ideas spread

July 6, 2013


 How do ideas spread? What messages will go viral on social media, and can this be predicted? UCLA psychologists have taken a significant step toward answering these questions, identifying for the first time the brain regions associated with the successful spread of ideas, often called “buzz.” The research has a broad range of implications, the […]

Debate Case Study: 5 Arguments on Gun Policy

December 20, 2012


After a string of senseless rampage killings in the US, Americans are debating gun control and the role of guns in society. Here are a few of the most common argument presented by lax gun law advocates.The only moral principle invoked is the harm principle, the freedom to swing your arm stops at another’s face. In […]