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The Smart Creative’s Guide to Dressing for Work

With designer labels and high heels, we’ve come a long way since clothing was about nothing more than modesty and warmth. And yet, for many of us, …

The 21 Principles of Persuasion

How is it that certain people are so incredibly persuasive? Can we all harness those skills? After studying the most influential political, social, business and religious leaders, and trying countless techniques out myself, these are the 21 critical lessons I’ve identified to persuading people. …

The Two-Track Mind

Subscribe<p>Twitter<br>• Email<br>• RSS<p>In the spring of 1988, a woman named Dee Fletcher collapsed into a coma from carbon monoxide poisoning. She awoke in the …

The Psychology Behind How Clothing Influences How People See You At Work

How you dress has a big impact on how people view you, and how you view yourself. According to 99U, it's not about dressing one specific way though, …

Pick the Right Color for Design or Decorating with This Color Psychology Chart

Colors, we've seen before, quickly convey emotions and affect people's moods. Whether you're choosing paint for a room or are designing a …

The psychology behind the web's most successful brands

<b>How are technology companies employing psychology to improve their understanding of users?</b><p>Mainly by trying to capture behavioural data – what users do online, on their platforms – and translate that into personality profiles. When users sign up for anything, they can be segmented by age, sex, and …

Psychology Of Fraud: Why Good People Do Bad Things

<b>Editor's note on Feb. 14, 2018:</b> Please scroll to the end of this story to see a corrections note.<p>Enron, Worldcom, Bernie Madoff, the subprime mortgage crisis.<p>Over the past decade or so, news stories about unethical behavior have been a regular feature on TV, a long, discouraging parade of misdeeds …

Charlie Munger: The Psychology of Human Misjudgment (Transcript and Audio)

The Psychology of Human Misjudgment, a speech given in 1995 by legendary investor Charlie Munger, opened my eyes to how behavioral psychology can be …

How Marketers Use Psychology Of Choice To Their Advantage [Infographic]

0<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Pin<p>Share<p>+1<p>We’ve all heard the phrase, “We are our choices.” It’s true when you think about it. Every single choice we make from what to …

Psychology

47 Mind-Blowing Psychological Facts You Need To Know About Yourself

Or maybe just 100 things that everyone should know about humans!<p>The order that I'll present these 100 things is going to be pretty random. So the fact that this first one is first doesn't mean that it's the most important ... just that it came to mind first.<p><i>Dr. Susan Weinschenk is the author of</i> …

Study: Facebook Likes Can Be Used to Determine Intelligence, Sexuality

If you like thunderstorms, <i>The Colbert Report</i> or curly fries on Facebook, you're a genius. If you like Sephora, Harley-Davidson or the country-western …

Psychopathy: A Cultural Reality?

<b>Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below.</b><p>Stalin, Draper, Caulfield, Salander. No, it's not the latest name of Mad Men's pivotal ad agency. It's part of a list of people one could classify as psychopaths.<p>"Strange answers to the …

Mental Disorders

11 Unexpected Facts About Attraction

From the subtle to the surprising: What science tells us about the forces that draw you to others—and them to you.<p>Your Parents Were Yuppies<p>Your …

The Secret Power Of Introverts

If you had to guess, what would you say investor Warren Buffett and civil rights activist Rosa Parks had in common? How about Charles Darwin, Al Gore, J.K. Rowling, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Google’s Larry Page? They are icons. They are leaders. And they are introverts.<p>Despite the …

Internet Ranting and the Myth of Catharsis

The idea that “venting” anger has a beneficial cathartic effect is well entrenched in modern culture. Belief in the value of venting has manifested …

Psychology

10 Things Passive-Aggressive People Say

Is there someone in your life who consistently makes you feel like you are on an emotional roller coaster? Do you know a person who is friendly one …

Anger Management

Why You Can't Stop Checking Your Facebook Profile

0<p>SHARES<p>How often do you check out your Facebook profile? If considering that question makes you blush—or raises the uncomfortable notion that you’re …

WATCH: The Story of a Man Who Faked Insanity

<b>TED and The Huffington Post are excited to bring you TEDWeekends, a curated weekend program that introduces a powerful "idea worth spreading" every Friday, anchored in an exceptional TEDTalk. This week's TEDTalk is accompanied by an original blog post from the featured speaker, along with new</b> …

TED Talks

The 'New' Benefits Of Mindfulness: Improved Memory, Focus, And GRE Scores

Paying attention may be one of the most fundamental and important cognitive abilities we have. It’s too bad, then, that many of us are so bad at it. It’s not only our outer distractions that get the better of us – email, texts, Twitter – but even worse can be the internal ones: Mind-wandering is a …

16 Fiction Book Characters' Myers-Briggs Personality Types

You may remember the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator from your high school homeroom class, or that crazy ex who said your opposite psychological preferences made you doomed to fail. If not, here's the run-down:<p>It's a personality quiz based on Carl Jung's typological theories that divides people into 16 …

Why paying attention is anything but elementary

It’s surprising how much of the world we see and yet do not take in. Who better to teach us why we miss so much and what to do about it than Sherlock Holmes?<p>“The true art of memory is the art of attention,” wrote Samuel Johnson. Wise words, indeed, but what exactly is this art? Do we really know …

Mindfulness

Brand Strategy And Jung's Archetypes

Archetypes in product branding are nothing new. The Jungian-based psychology behind the use of archetypes began in earnest shortly after World War …

How Your Language Affects Your Wealth and Health

Does the language we speak determine how healthy and rich we will be? New research by Keith Chen of Yale Business School suggests so. The structure …

Study finds that a subset of children often considered to have autism may be misdiagnosed

Children with a genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, who frequently are believed to also have autism, often may be misidentified …

Nymphomaniac: Volume 1 Bared All As Sundance's Secret Screening

While some of us may have been having actual sex last night, moviegoers in Park City, Utah got to have their eyeballs reamed with this year’s secret …

London Is a Ghost Town

Christmas is the only day of the year when London is silent. Everything is closed and there's no public transport. Other than a bunch of tourists gawking around Big Ben, the streets are basically deserted.<p>Christmas is the only day of the year when London is silent. Everything is closed and there's …

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Traumatic Brain Injury Raises Premature Death Risk

A new study reveals a troubling risk of traumatic brain injury.<p>Researchers from the University of Oxford found an association between experiencing traumatic brain injury and having a higher risk of dying early, as well as a higher risk of dying from suicides, injuries and assaults.<p>The study, …

Why Women Need to Prioritize Themselves More

Instead of focusing on ways to take better care of themselves, many women are now turning to alcohol to self-medicate in order to lessen the stress in their lives, according to the new book <i>Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol</i>. What's more is that about 5.3 million women in the …