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Does my brain make me shy?

If you look at your group of friends, you can probably divide them into introverts and extraverts – those who are quite happy with their own company, and those who need to be kept busy by others; those who are quiet and shy within a group, and those who love to be the centre of attention. 1,373 more words

Darwin at Work: The State of Marketing & Resistance to Marketers' Influence

When it comes to organizational cost-cutting, I’ve often heard that the marketing budget is commonly among the first to be cut. Until now, I didn’t know why exactly. 1,131 more words


"I judge people by their own principles, not by my own." -Martin Luther King, Jr.

We judge people within 1/10 of a second. But what categories do we “rate” them in?

According to personal construct theory we tend to judge others by the same constructs with which we judge ourselves. 180 more words

Brian Little: Who are you, really? The puzzle of personality | TED Talks

What makes you, you? Psychologists like to talk about our traits, or defined characteristics that make us who we are. But Brian Little is more interested in moments when we transcend those traits — sometimes because our culture demands it of us, and sometimes because we demand it of ourselves. 27 more words

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Why Overprotective Parenting is Unhealthy: A Neoanalytic Perspective of Child Psychology

A parent’s love for their child is unconditional. Thus, while it is natural human instinct to fuss over the safety of your child, sometimes it can get too much, and in fact, can be developmentally disrupting. 723 more words


Thursday Reads: Agency and Communion in the 2016 Race for President

Good Morning!!

Hillary Clinton has been making “love and kindness” a theme of her campaign for President of the U.S. In my opinion, that is not only an inspiring message, but it is also an interesting and exciting one for a political campaign. 2,984 more words

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