Monthly Archives: September 2015

Hedonism, Eudaemonia, Twinkies and the Secret of Happiness

Studies of personality show that “characteristically happy people tend to construe the same life events and encounters more favorably than unhappy people.” Continue reading

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Study Shows Powerful Tool to Help Your Child Learn Math

Executive function, school placement, IQ, reading skills, math identity and more: Here’s what matters (and what surprisingly doesn’t!) in improving math skills through elementary and middle school. Continue reading

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Anger, Judgment & Belief: Why You Shouldn’t Argue When Mad

How you interpret the world depends in large part on your own mood. Continue reading

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The Positive Side to the Personality of Procrastinators

Research is showing that procras­tination isn’t a defect in ability or personality but rather a disconnect between the demands of a task and what motivates the procrastinator. Continue reading

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