If you can’t find a gift for your significant other, does it mean your relationship is on the rocks?
Encouragement and praise can come in many forms, and some ways are better for child development than others
The fine line between competition’s drive for excellence and dangerous win-at-all-costs mentality
Can superstitious beliefs — like having a lucky outfit, avoiding black cats or knocking on wood — actually be useful?
Sleep time is not wasted time, least of all for the creative. At night, the brain is a lot more active than it seems, sometimes producing bursts of creative inspiration: music, literature, scientific insights. What follows are …
Telling people to choose healthy foods isn’t working. A better solution may be to let people eat whatever they want—just not to increase their calories over time
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 …
(Updated) Is individual therapy overrated and outdated? In many ways, says Alan Kazdin, a professor of psychology and child psychiatry at Yale University, writing in the leading journal Perspectives on Psychological Science.
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In these gloomy, uncertain times, the ability to have a good laugh — especially at your own expense — may be essential for survival. But are people really capable of having a sense of humor about themselves?
Parenting advice is often black or white: Be firm and unwavering. Be loving and supportive. But new research shows that a one-size-fits-all approach may not be the best way to handle things. Rather than consistency, a parent’s …
That Facebook is hugely distracting is hardly stop-the-presses kind of news, but parents might be dismayed to learn that the social-media site can hobble learning and make kids less healthy and more depressed.
With the gyrations of the stock market and unsettling political and financial climates causing jitters around the world, writer Dan Gardner offers timely insight in his new book Future Babble: Why Expert Predictions Are Next to …