Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once said, "Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax." It's true. Being kind and considerate softens people and makes them malleable to your way of thinking.
In the wake of global events like Brexit and Donald Trump’s victory, it’s hard for a lot of people to feel happy right now. And according to psychology, we shouldn’t try to fight it. A growing body of
Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable -- such as smoking or
Dr. Bruce Alexander, professor emeritus of psychology, performed an experiment in the 1970s. His team built two cages for laboratory rats. In one cage a rat was alone and isolated. It couldn't see or other
That sounds like a cheap shot. But Trump does display some of the symptoms clinicians look for when trying to diagnose psychopaths and sociopaths. (Many psychiatrists and criminologists use the terms but
The Weeknd battled insecurities and a low self esteem earlier in his career that turned out to ultimately work in his favor. The secretive singer dropping all those dope songs was still a mystery to many