As opposed to praising kids for “doing a good job,” praising them for “being smart” can backfire and increase their tendency to cheat.
Attraction in dating relationships is hard to predict and definitely hard to program on a computer. It’s about the unpredictable intangibles.
Children learn lessons about morality better from storybooks with human characters than they do if the stories have human-like animals.
Students who attend more selective schools and those who attend schools attended mostly by women post more about mental health issues.
Sham therapy can affect how depressed you feel after breaking up; MRIs of the brain show increased emotion-modulating activity with a placebo effect.
People who play the wildly popular game are more physically active and likely to be experiencing positive emotions and nostalgia.
When it comes to inspiring students to learn, it turns out teachers in our classrooms aren’t quite as important as those students’ peers.
A personality that includes a good dose of intellectual humility, or an awareness that one’s beliefs may be wrong, can influence decision-making.
The number of birds in your neighborhood and the amount of time you spend outdoors in the sunshine is linked to stress & depression.
During winter when the days get shorter, some people experience a form of depression known as seasonal affective disorder. It’s about brain chemistry.