Angela Doherty

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How You Define the Problem Determines Whether You Solve It

Typical stories of creativity and invention focus on finding novel ways to solve problems. James Dyson found a way to adapt the industrial cyclone to eliminate the bag in a vacuum cleaner. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque developed cubism as a technique for including several views of a scene in the …

Problem-solving

The 8 Coolest TED Talks on Psychology

Humans, we all know, are strange, irrational, beautiful creatures who often act in weird and wonderful ways. That makes us hard to deal with …

Psychology

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits | Inc.com

Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in deep-seated insecurities. Authentic confidence has nothing to do with …

Self-help

There’s a point at which you know you’re dating a narcissist

There’s a relationship pattern some people will recognize: You meet a new person who comes across as intensely charming. Everyone seems to like them, which makes sense, since they’re fun, attentive, and interesting. But at some point, things shift. What felt like affectionate teasing now has a …

This Is How to Handle a Workplace Bully, According to a Clinical Psychologist | Inc.com

Imagine someone in your office uses insults, anger, and threats to get what they want. Their nasty behavior is starting to take a psychological toll on everyone around them and your team's performance (and sanity) is suffering. What's the best way to fight back?<p>Ideally, this wouldn't be your …

Psychology

Nerdy Uber Driver Blows Passengers Away With His Mad Rapping Skills

Uber drivers sometimes get a bad rap, but this Uber driver can rap pretty well.<p>Las Vegas Uber driver Oliver Barkell recently uploaded a video to YouTube that shows him turn a conventionally boring ride into a rolling concert for two unsuspecting passengers.<p>The video starts with Barkell, a …

Geek

10 ways smart people handle negative people

Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people's buttons.<p>Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all, stress.<p><b>Related: 10 Habits of Unlikable</b> …

Emotional Intelligence

The Selfless Biology of the Extreme Altruist

What is the opposite of a psychopath? What is the limit of human goodness?<p>I immediately spot Ned Brooks when I walk into the lobby of New York’s Yale …

New York City

How I Tricked Myself Into Reading More Books

I love books. I can’t leave a bookstore without at least one. But I also have a tendency to buy books and not actually read them. Somewhere along the …

Brain Imaging Identifies Different Types of Depression

For much of her life Anne Dalton battled depression. She seldom spoke with people. She stayed home a lot. The days dragged on with a sense of “why …

The Brain

Scientists have discovered how to find your bad memories and DELETE them from your mind for good

It is the medical breakthrough which could cheer us up - boffins have found a way to banish bad memories for our brains forever.<p>In news that will be …

Neurophilosophy

Yeah, good music kind of gets you high

Your favorite tunes activate the same brain systems that opioid drugs do<p>At the end of a stressful day, you pop on a pair of headphones, hit “play” on your favorite song—and your mood instantly improves. This emotional response occurs, a new study suggests, because music activates a chemical reward …

McGill University

11 easy ways to tackle night time anxiety

What to do when your worries spiral out of control after dark<p>We've all been there. After a long, tiring day all you want to do is crawl into bed and …

Researchers Just Found Evidence of an Ancient 'Lost Continent' Under Mauritius

Earth still has some massive secrets.<p>Newly discovered crystals expelled from volcanic eruptions on the island of Mauritius are billions of years …

Understanding Emotions and How to Process Them

The mental health of our society is far from ideal. Rates of stress, depression and anxiety are increasing.The data on college students is especially …

Psychology

Archaeologists uncover new clues to Maya collapse

Using the largest set of radiocarbon dates ever obtained from a single Maya site, archaeologists have developed a high-precision chronology that …

Yes, It’s Your Parents’ Fault

We live in a culture that celebrates individualism and self-reliance, and yet we humans are an exquisitely social species, thriving in good company and suffering in isolation. More than anything else, our intimate relationships, or lack thereof, shape and define our lives.<p>While there have been many …

Psychology

Simple ways to improve mood, according to psychologists

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images<p>It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of …

Happiness

1,200-Year-Old Book Of Psalms Found In Bog Links Irish Church To Egypt

The conservator called the finding miraculous: <i>“We never before had to deal with a manuscript recovered from a bog.”</i><p>Back in 2006, one of the Irish …

I'm Depressed, But Is That Actually a Problem?

Maybe my depression isn't the problem. Maybe it's a collective symptom of being a black person in Australia.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Australia/New Zealand</i><p>It's 8:30 AM, my alarm has gone off for the fifth time and I can't get out of bed. It's 11:30 AM and I get an email saying I've …

Mental Health

'Imposter Syndrome' And Why I Feel Like A Fraud

I've achieved a fair amount this year. It has been a largely very successful year, yet I feel like it's all a happy accident. I survived 6 months …

Tom Hanks

Are You Being Manipulated? 5 Ways Psychopaths Use Emotions Against You, According to Science

Knowing how psychopaths use emotion can help you protect yourself.<p>For most of us, the label "psychopath" summons images of cold-blooded serial killers. But psychopathy is a complex condition that scientists still struggle to fully understand.<p>Professor Robert Hare has spent his life studying …

Psychology

This Is How to Overcome Social Anxiety: 5 Tips Backed by Research

Your mind races. Your palms sweat. The words don’t come out of your mouth right, if they come at all. We’ve all been there at one time or another. …

Self-help

Anxiety: The Unexpected Health Crisis That’s Crippling Today’s Youth

<i>Why has debilitating anxiety become so common among the young? And why is it still so often overlooked?</i><p>June, a fifteen-year-old boy who a few days later became my patient rode his bike to Venice Beach, laid it in the sand, and stripped down to his boxer shorts. Then he started to swim and kept …

3 Science-Backed Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything in Life

Overthinking is both a blessing and a curse. While some see it as a sign of a curious, analytical brain primed for problem-solving, others believe it …

Psychology

Egypt seeks to register Pharaoh's Island on World Heritage List

Egypt's Antiquities Ministry has concluded its initial case to request the registration of Pharaoh's Island, in Taba, South Sinai, on the UNESCO …

Egypt