April 2011

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How to Live With an Unknowable Mind

26 April 2011

We know surprisingly little about our own personalities, attitudes and even self-esteem. How can we live with that?

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10 Psychological Effects of Nonsexual Touch

13 April 2011

Psychological research on how a simple (nonsexual) touch can increase compliance, helping behaviour, attraction and signal power.

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Highly Trusting People Better Lie Detectors

11 April 2011

Contrary to our intuition, research suggests that more trusting people are better than cynics at detecting when others are lying.

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Top 10 Self-Control Strategies

6 April 2011

The science of self-control: use rewards, commitments, self-affirmation, adjust values, fight the unconscious and more…

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