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After the huge 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the chairman of BP referred to the victims of the spill as the “small people.”
Psychological research has found that religious people feel great about themselves, with a tendency toward higher social self-esteem and better psychological adjustment than non-believers.
Psychology textbooks have made the same historical mistake over and over. Now the inaccuracy is pointed out in a new article published in Perspectives on Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
You’re driving from work to pick up your kids at school.
It’s easy to pick up on the movements that other people make—scratching your head, crossing your legs.
Will borrowing money to buy a new car make you feel richer?
Older people tend to be happier. But why?
Is losing weight as simple as doing a 15-minute writing exercise?
Short, fast, and frequent: Those 21st-century demands on publication have radically changed the news, politics, and culture—for the worse, many say.
- A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.