This question originally appeared on Quora: What are some ways companies can increase happiness levels of employees, in order to boost performance? Answer by Raj Raghunathan, professor of marketing and
A Stanford design and engineering professor says making simple changes to the words and phrases we use can empower us to achieve our goals. Reporting for this story took a different turn from the beginning.
In this era of evidence based science, the practice of medical sciences is expected to conform to standards derived from scientific inquiry. Psychiatry is not exempt from this purported paragon and the
As psychologist Amy Cuddy explains, we may not be able to extinguish anxiety, but we can learn to interpret it differently. Alison Wood Brooks, a colleague of mine at Harvard Business School, also happens
A cure-all for everything from stress to anger, or a load of marketing hype that could making you more anxious? Anna Hart gets to grips with the growing mindfulness backlash I have a confession: meditation
It may be possible to prevent schizophrenia by calming the brain's immune system, say scientists. Brain scans found an overactive immune system in patients as well as in those at high risk of schizophrenia.
Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy. UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb
The UK's Romany, Gypsy and Traveller communities have been rocked to the core by a recent spate of suicides among their young men and women. The suicides of four young Irish Traveller people have been
No Place to Call Home: Inside the Real Lives of Gypsies and Travellers by Katharine Quarmby – review
Settlement, as Bruce Chatwin is quoted as saying in Katharine Quarmby's forcefully written book on modern nomads such as Gypsies and Travellers, is a relatively new habit of humans, who have been settled
The "King of the Gypsies" has been laid to rest in a ceremony befitting his status. Florin Cioaba, a member of the family that has led the embattled minority in Romania since the 19th century, was an who
A horse-drawn caravan and a Facebook account aren't often things we think of as belonging to the same person, but that was before we knew of the modern day gypsy. This particular fraction of the population
World LONDON -- For generations, children growing up in Europe have been warned not to wander away from their parents in case a "Gypsy" would steal them. The stereotype of the child-snatching Gypsy --