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Crash Course in Body Language

December 18, 2013

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

December 12, 2013

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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 […]

How Facebook Makes Us Unhappy : The New Yorker

December 12, 2013

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A 2010 study from Carnegie Mellon found that, when people engaged in direct interaction with others—that is, posting on walls, messaging, or “liking” something—their feelings of bonding and general social capital increased, while their sense of loneliness decreased. But when participants simply consumed a lot of content passively, Facebook had the opposite effect, lowering their feelings of […]

Increasing Empathy | Psychology Today

November 28, 2013

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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 […]

Which professions have the most psychopaths? – The Week

November 21, 2013

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Psychopathy is a personality disorder that has been variously described as characterized by shallow emotions (in particular reduced fear), stress tolerance, lacking empathy, coldheartedness, lacking guilt, egocentricity, superficial character, manipulativeness, irresponsibility, impulsivity, and antisocial behaviors such as parasitic lifestyle and criminality. So which professions (other than ax murderer) have the most psychopaths? What about the […]

Chimpanzees of a feather sit together: Friendships are based on similar personalities

October 11, 2013

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Like humans, many animals have close and stable friendships. However, until now, it has been unclear what makes particular individuals bond. Cognitive Biologists of the University of Vienna, Austria, and the University of Zurich, Switzerland, explored the question and found that chimpanzees choose their friendships based on similarity of personality. The results of this study […]

Famous Personality Types According to the MBTI

October 8, 2013

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The MBTI personality test is used a lot in business and coaching settings. It’s somewhat accurate though the Big 5 factor model is considered standard in scientific psychology and has far more empirical support. But the MBTI is still a fun and interesting way to look at personality and our differences.