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2015-03-01 13:17:35

People with low self-esteem's resistance to address concerns may stem from a fear of negative outcomes.

2015-01-31 23:04:29

Recent online study of perfectionism conducted by Queendom.com and PsychTests.com reveals that people who set high expectations for others to live up to are more likely to have low self-esteem.

Fear Of Death Could Be Alleviated Through Touch: Study
2013-11-07 06:36:36

Touch could help men and women with low self-confidence cope with their own mortality, according to researchers from VU University Amsterdam, who published a report in the latest edition of the journal Psychological Science.

2013-10-02 12:03:36

Oxytocin - often referred to as the 'love hormone' because of its ability to promote mother-infant attachment and romantic bonding in adults - could also make us more accepting of other people.

Your Facebook Use Can Say A Lot About Your Self-Esteem
2013-09-13 05:46:46

A person’s level of self-esteem and self-determination may help explain how they create and monitor their online social media personas, according to a new study by researchers at Penn State University.

Strong Friendship Network Can Help Boost Self-Control
2013-04-10 10:20:12

Self-control is a trait too many people lack. Whether it is summoning the strength to get to the gym for a workout or abstaining from snacks between meals, the drive to simply satisfy a basic desire is too strong in too many.

2010-12-23 02:00:07

Why do people choose present consumption over their long-term financial interests?


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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