Cindy Nguyen

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The Neuroscience of Being a Selfish Jerk

If we’re being honest, most of us have at least some selfish aims – to make money, to win a promotion at work, and so on. But importantly, we pursue …

Psychology

31 Psychological Defense Mechanisms Explained

In our last article, <i>Defense Mechanisms: Psychological Techniques We Use to Cope With Anxieties</i>, we looked at the way in which the psyche deals with …

Psychology

Riots Turn Deadly After the Rape and Murder of a 7-Year-Old Girl in Pakistan

Two protesters have been killed after the rape and murder of a young girl in Pakistan set off deadly riots and a worldwide call for justice across …

Violent Media and Aggressive Behavior in Children

With recent gun violence in the U.S., one of the questions that always comes up is whether violent media promotes violent or aggressive behavior, …

Psychology

Saving the Pandas Means Dressing Like a Panda

Why conservationists costume themselves like the animals they’re trying to save.<p>Joe Duff, CEO of Operation Migration, is not the only conservationist to wear a uniform to work. But instead of the khakis and polos that serve to show that humans are all part of the same team, his uniform helps him …

A Conversation with an Angry Leader

Leaders who aren’t frustrated are aiming too low.<p>But, leaders who can’t manage their anger grow bitter, destroy their health, and disconnect with …

The lust for power

<i>Power attracts the corruptible. Suspect all who seek it.</i><p>– Frank Herbert, “Dune”<p>It was nothing more than a random headline my husband read out loud …

Why We All Need Emotional Intelligence More Than Ever

The concept of emotional intelligence was first popularized over 20 years ago. Since then, its value has increased dramatically.<p>In 1995, science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence: the ability to identify …