2011

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80% of Prozac Power is Placebo

20 September 2011

80% of people’s improvement after taking drugs like Prozac was exactly the same as if they took a sugar pill.

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Does Familiarity Breed Liking or Contempt?

19 September 2011

Psych textbooks tells us that familiarity with other people breeds liking, but does it?

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Feelings Beat Thoughts For Fast Complex Decisions

15 September 2011

Think or blink? The debate continues with new research on quick, emotion-based decision-making.

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4 Life-Savouring Strategies: Which Ones Work Best?

13 September 2011

We can increase our positive emotions and life satisfaction by using the right mix of savouring strategies.

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Does Keeping Busy Make Us Happy?

1 September 2011

People dread being bored and will do almost anything to keep busy, but does keeping busy really make us happy?

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The Meaning of Life (in Under 300 Words)

25 August 2011

Perhaps you think I’ve set myself an impossible challenge here?

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10 Psychological Techniques to Help You Get a New Job

24 August 2011

Get hired using the fruits of psychological research on interview technique.

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