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  • What's the difference between an empath and an introvert?
    What's the difference between an empath and an introvert?
    If you are just beginning to explore the possibility that you are an empath, you probably have a lot of questions. One of the most common is “Am I an empath or an introvert?” The two share many traits and are easily confused,...
  • Extrovert or Introvert: What's the Difference?
    Extrovert or Introvert: What's the Difference?
    If you are like most people, you probably think an extrovert is outgoing and lively and that an introvert is shy and reserved. You may even think that with a little practice introverts can become extroverts and become the life of the party....
  • Psychologists show that gossip is good for you
    Psychologists show that gossip is good for you
    Positive and negative gossip is good for people. The effect that gossip has on a given individual depends on if they are performance oriented or achievement oriented and also depends on the sex of the individual. The examination of the beneficial...
  • Un-Agora-Phobic
    Hal Mathew on 'Un-Agoraphobic'
    Q&A with Hal MathewThis book can be purchased on Amazon.1. What was your prime motivation and inspiration to create your book "Un-Agoraphobic Overcome Anxiety, Panic Attacks, & Agoraphobia for Good?"I wrote "Un-Agoraphobic...
  • Study identifies ‘face-ism’ as the new bigotry
    Study identifies ‘face-ism’ as the new bigotry
    The vast majority of people judge other people based on their supposed capacity to read a person’s face and tell something about that person’s personality. New research conducted by Christopher Olivola of Carnegie Mellon University'...
  • Photo for Examiner article titled 'Tamsen Fadal hosts Moving Families Forward Gala in New York City
    Tamsen Fadal hosts 'Moving Families Forward’ Gala in New York City
    On Monday, October 20, 2014, philanthropists, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and TV personalities gathered for the eighth annual "Moving Families Forward Gala benefiting The Ackerman Institute for the Family." Tamsen Fadal, four-time...
  • Mindfulness slows the perception of passage of time
    Mindfulness slows your perception of the passage of time, say psychologists
    If get the uncomfortable feeling that your life is passing you by at a tremendous speed, you are not alone. The perception of time does change as you age. This phenomenon isn’t fully understood, but appears to be a universal experience....
  • The Troll
    The banality of evil: study finds internet trolls to be psychopaths
    Internet trolls, as it turns out, are truly terrible people. At least that’s what a study published in this month’s issue of Personality and Individual Differences suggests. The study defined an “internet troll” as someone...
  • The Upside of Your Dark Side
    The Upside of Your Dark Side - new book explores psychological wholeness
    The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self - Not Just Your "Good" Self - Drives Success and Fulfillment is a new book by Todd Kashdan and Robert Biswas-Diener, due for release from Hudson Street Press, a division of Penguin...
  • A young girl suffering from asthma
    Asthma symptoms can be improved with a psychological approach
    Severe asthma can be a very debilitating and even life threatening. Research has shown input from a psychologist may help to improve symptoms of asthma reported the European Lung Foundation on Sept. 8, 2014. According to this research...
  • How to study
    These three studying tips are a must have for all students
    It is once again September. For parents it is a joyful time because the house can stay clean for longer and their living rooms are no longer filled with their children's friends. For students, the 2005 hit song by the band Green Day is forever...
  • Breathing Room: Open your heart by decluttering your home
    Breathing Room: a book about serious decluttering
    This book has been difficult for me to get through for a variety of reasons: first, because of lack of time. In order to even begin to think about de-cluttering, you have to set aside an amount of time for the process. We at Home and Living needed...
  • Fire and Ice
    'It's Okay, That's Love': Therapy for the rerun blahs
    Let's be honest, American television has precious little to offer in the summer. Oh, sure, there are perennial summer reality shows and a few summer replacements such as CBS's 'Under The Dome,' but when it comes to shows good...
  • Parent Disciplining a Child
    Using disciplinary actions to promote a growth mindset
    One of the most hotly contested issues facing parents with young children is how to discipline effectively. It’s a very thin line that a parent has to walk when it comes to enacting discipline: go too soft on a child and he/she develops the...
  • Facebook
    Facebook eliminating annoying click-bait posts
    Representatives from the social media site Facebook reported on the official Facebook news blog that improvements to the site are on the horizon. The research scientist and product specialist announced on Aug. 25 efforts to eliminate click-bait...