A new study shows why empathy doesn’t cross the political aisle.
Narcissism and religion: an unethical combination
Admit it. Many of you Oscar viewers were more interested in what Jennifer Lopez was wearing than in whether the worthiest films actually took home the hardware.
Answer yes or no to the following questions, excerpted from the book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, by Susan Cain, to find out where you fall on the introversion spectrum. Then read the …
Herewith, TIME’s unscientific survey of loud (and quiet) giants — it takes both kinds to make history. Read the related TIME cover story, “The Upside of Being an Introvert,” available to subscribers here.
Spare a thought for the poor introverts among us. In a world of party animals and glad-handers, they’re the ones who stand by the punch bowl.
Why a narcissist’s sense of self-love can do damage to the heart, especially for men.
The famous patient “Sybil” is now known to have fabricated her many personalities, but the hysteria in the 1970s surrounding “multiple personality disorder” reveals some interesting truths about society at the time.
When it comes to gift giving, psychologists say more isn’t necessarily better.
Imagine you are a train-yard operator who sees an out-of-control boxcar running down a track that five workers are repairing. The workers won’t have time to get out of the way unless you flip a switch to change the car to another …
Odds are you know some narcissists. Odds are they’re smart, confident and articulate. They make you laugh, they make you think; the first time you met, they probably charmed the pants off of you — perhaps even literally. The …
Former Apple chief Steve Jobs was notoriously difficult, not least as a cancer patient, it turns out.
Almost everyone has felt some jitters before speaking in public or walking into a party. For some people, however, that everyday shyness can become so crippling that they’re unable to give a presentation at work or muster up the …