Monthly Archives: February 2014

Study Shows the Difference Between Shyness and Social Anxiety in Children

Some shy babies become shy, happy children. Others become withdrawn and socially anxious. A study just published in the journal Infant and Child Development tested babies and looked inside the brains of 7-year-olds to discover the difference: it turns out … Continue reading

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Intuition, Emotion-Based Learning & the Iowa Gambling Task

How much certainty do you have in your life? Are you certain there’s enough milk in the refrigerator to last through tomorrow morning? Do you think you can drive 20mph over the speed limit without getting a ticket? What are … Continue reading

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Wisdom and Narcissism: What Makes a Good Leader?

Narcissists make seductive leaders: they love themselves and so of course you should love them, too. But despite narcissists’ magnetism and outward-facing confidence that frequently land them in positions of power, we all know that narcissists make bad leaders…right? And, … Continue reading

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4 Scientifically Proven Ways to Teach Kindness to Kids and Teens

Thanks to Free Spirit Publishing for tracking me down to write a post in support of Random Acts of Kindness Week! The following post originally appeared yesterday at the Free Spirit Blog. — Maybe if you turn three times in … Continue reading

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