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How staying busy can boost your memory

"Greater busyness was associated with better processing speed, working memory, episodic memory, reasoning, and crystallized knowledge."

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How we think about introverts and solitude may be all wrong

"Under this new personality paradigm ... when you have a strong sense of self and feel in control of your life, solitude becomes an enjoyable experience."

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For better or worse, our minds are hardwired to forgive people

A new study suggests that we keep giving people who have wronged us the benefit of the doubt because deciding to forgive people is out of our control.

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The 3 requirements for huge success (according to science and billionaires)

If you don’t have strategies and people and resources ... then you won’t be motivated and you won't achieve your goals or see success.

Parenting

This is how to raise emotionally intelligent kids: 5 secrets from research

What usually underlies bad behavior is how kids handle negative emotions. And this is something we rarely teach deliberately and almost never teach well.

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Robots have the power to influence children’s decisions

"A discussion is required about whether protective measures ... should be in place that minimize the risk to children during social child-robot interaction."

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More employees would pick natural light over childcare when it comes to work perks

We set our internal clocks to natural light. The study demonstrates that natural light is more of a basic need, less of a fun perk.

Motivation

The 3 requirements for achieving huge goals (according to psychology)

As your WHY gets bigger, the HOW gets easier and begins taking care of itself. It's a beautiful way to live and can be applied to all levels of achievement.

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Why team sports can help you live longer

It pays to play well with others: A new study shows that people who participated in team activities had a health advantage over people who exercised alone.

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The factor that may be better at predicting wealth than age and race

Our ability to delay gratification is among the best predictors of wealth, a factor the ranks above ethnicity, height, age, or race.

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9 ways multitasking is killing your brain and productivity, according to neuroscientists

Your brain isn’t built for multitasking and managing the barrage of information it faces daily. The best way to protect it is to practice single-taking.

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How to solve relationship problems: 5 secrets from research

All couples have arguments. There is no magic, conflict-free relationship. (Sorry.) So how do you fight right? That’s what we’re gonna learn.

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Your hairstyle can sabotage your success at work

People's associations with a hairstyle being professional (or not) are likely linked to stereotypes around gender and race.

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There’s a scientific reason why we love fall

29 percent of Americans say fall is their favorite season and it seems there’s actually a legitimate scientific reason for all the warm, fuzzy feelings.

Office Life

Why women at work become ‘intentionally invisible’

You have to speak up and get noticed to get ahead, but some women at work are intentionally opting out in a strategy known as "intentional invisibility."

Parenting

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

There isn't a set recipe for parents on how to raise a successful child. However, research points to several factors that could help.

Parenting

How to raise happy kids – 10 steps backed by science

Sometimes it’s hard to balance what’s best for children with what makes them happy — but the two don’t have to be mutually exclusive.

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Why your three-day vacation glow fades within days

If you're pinning all your relaxation goals onto the upcoming Labor Day weekend, recognize that one three-day vacation is not going to cut it.

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Why you hate the gym now may be tied to your old PE class

Having strong memories of thinking up flimsy excuses to avoid PE class during your school years may explain why you try to avoid the gym now.

Communication

This conversation stopper should be a starter

This line stops a conversation before it begins. When push comes to shove, we conform ... and resisting conformity causes us emotional distress.

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This is the exact amount of alcohol you should be drinking

According to a new review of 694 existing studies, no amount of drinking is good for you. There is no wiggle room for a drink here and there.

Mental Health

Fall’s around the corner: How seasonal shifts impacts productivity (and how to cope)

While seasonal affective disorder is commonly discussed when the temperature drops below freezing, any shift in weather can cause you to feel off kilter.

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30 days to a smarter and better brain: How to rapidly improve how you think

In 30 days or less, you can adopt some of these habits to boost your brain power, improve your mental clarity and build a better brain.

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The psychology behind success and failure

At the end of the day, there’s no reason to be afraid of failure. In fact, failure is a critical piece for success itself.

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This is how to make your life awesome: 6 secrets from research

A good life is not outside your reach. It will take some effort — but you knew that, right?