September 2007

‘thanks!’ by Robert A. Emmons (Book Review)

12 September 2007

‘thanks!’, argues that practising gratitude benefits our happiness, satisfaction with life and physical health.

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Thinking of a Psychology Degree? Free Lectures from University of California at Berkeley

11 September 2007

Psychology is now the third most popular subject at degree level in the UK.

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Practicing Gratitude Can Increase Happiness by 25%

10 September 2007

Psychological research finds that people’s happiness levels are remarkably stable over the long-term.

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Barry Schwartz on Why Too Much Choice is Bad for Us

9 September 2007

Too many choices cause paralysis rather than liberation.

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The Impact Bias: Why We Are Poor at Simulating the Impact of Future Events

8 September 2007

Time and time again research on gaining or losing romantic partners, passing or failing exams, winning or losing elections has found they have little effect on our long-term happiness.

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Compliments Could Earn Hairstylists Thousands More in Tips

7 September 2007

A new experiment finds that hairstylists who compliment their customers earn one third more in tips.

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Instruction Manual for Psychological Torture Now Online

7 September 2007

The Manipulation of Human Behavior, published in 1961, contains techniques for interrogation and brainwashing.

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