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The Kids Are Not All Right
American teens are anxious, depressed and overwhelmed. Experts are struggling over how to help them
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6 Secrets About The Human Brain That Will Make You A Better Marketer
Knowing how the mind processes information and images can help you send the right message.
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Autism's Placebo Problem
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The Bright Side of Darker Emotions
IT’S NATURAL TO WANT TO BE HAPPY all the time. But it’s telling that most of what many consider to be our seven basic emotions—joy, anger, sadness, fear, surprise, contempt and disgust—reflect the dark side of the human experience. These emotions are
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How Positive Thinking Can Make You A Better Problem Solver
The science behind how negative feelings can actually prevent you from thinking clearly and making creative decisions. We speak with Prof. Barbara Fredrickson, who studies how to reframe adversity and be more effective.
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How To Build Up Your Willpower Muscle.
Steely resolve and self-control can usher an entrepreneur past the inevitable challenges to long-awaited rewards. But how best to tap into the secret weapon of willpower?
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Practical Advice For Fighting Fear
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The Life-Changing Magic Of Mushrooms
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The Post-Traumatic Psychology Of Disaster Survivors
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PEOPLE TEND TO EXTERNALIZE WHEN THEY encounter problems—to look beyond themselves and find fault with others when things go wrong. Society’s mantra is “There’s plenty of blame to go around!” You can hear it echo in the reactions to the election. But
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Inside The Mindset Of Silicon Valley's Tech Innovators
Find out what makes these gurus tick.