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The Number One Reason People Find It Hard to Be Affectionate

Expressing affection and gratitude for your partner not only increases your relationship satisfaction, but also strengthens your partner’s …

Being more comfortable around strangers could come down to a simple mental shift

In its video and accompanying article, the educational company The School of Life presents a new way of thinking about shyness — suggesting that it results when we exaggerate our differences from others.<p>Our brains are wired to notice and exaggerate our differences<p>Research from psychology lends …

9 ways to tell if someone is lying to you

Catching someone in a lie is a sticky situation. But what if you can't tell if they're lying or not?<p>If you suspect someone's being untruthful, there are a few things you can do to try and sniff out their unsavory behavior — even without a lie detector test.

Harvard Study Shows Smoking Marijuana Improves Cognitive Function | Inc.com

<i>Editor's note: This column has been updated to provide attribution to original sources.</i><p>Preliminary evidence from a new study led by Harvard Medical School Affiliate McLean Hospital's Staci Gruber, PhD, suggests that medical marijuana (MMJ) may not impair, and in many cases, may actually improve …

Cannabis

Want Your Kids to Succeed? Science Says to Be Careful What You Name Them | Inc.com

Have you ever met someone, discovered their name is Jennifer, and thought to yourself, "Yeah, you really <i>look</i> like a Jennifer."<p>If so, new research backs you up.<p>According to a study in the <i>Journal of Personality and Social Psychology</i>, a person's facial features actually become those we associate with …

Psychology

Getting your genetic disease risks from 23andme is probably a terrible idea

Ignorance may really be bliss<p>If you could know whether you were likely to develop a debilitating, untreatable disease at age 50, would you want to? 23andMe is offering you that opportunity—but they’re not going to ask you that question. Not really.<p>23andMe has handed out genetic information like …

Genetics

15 relationship facts everybody should know before getting married

We've taken this opportunity to round up scientific research on the specific factors that can make or break a romantic relationship.<p>Below, we've listed 15 nontrivial things you might want to keep in mind before hiring a wedding planner.

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life | Inc.com

Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you want to go.<p>If there is any form of internal conflict at all in the decisions you are making, you …

Motivation

This is how talking to a therapist actually changes your brain

Most people who’ve gone to therapy will tell you it’s a godsend, but a new study showing physical improvements to the brain after seeing a therapist …

11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

These are the behaviors that you want to eliminate from your repertoire.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a …

People With This Hobby Are More Likely to Cheat, Study Suggests

The emotional and intellectual benefits of travel are unparalleled; research has found that those who have traversed the globe are more creative, …

How to make someone feel like the only person in the world, according to psychologists

If the rise of populism has shown us anything, it’s that charisma and charm are invaluable. Some people seem to just have the knack of making others …

Passive Exposure to a Language Can Actually Help You Learn It Faster

Learning a new language takes a lot of work, but there are some little things you can do to help yourself along. While you can’t really absorb what …

Language

5 Powerful Rituals to Become More Resilient

Every now and then, life punches below the belt. How can you be resilient when times get tough and you feel bad?<p>There are all kinds of strategies for …

7 ways to tell if someone is cheating on you

But if you're worried that someone's fibbing extends into the important stuff, like happiness or fidelity, you might have considered trying to catch them in a lie.<p>Unfortunately, science can't tell you if your partner is sleeping around, but it is getting better at spotting when someone — especially …

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Surprising ways that caffeine affects your body and brain

Coffee, tea, and cola are just three substances many of us look to for our daily caffeine fix. But what exactly is happening to our brain and body …

Scientists say your genetics play a huge part in deciding if your significant other is "the one"

As much as we’d love to believe we have control over who we are attracted to, a new study published in <i>Nature</i> suggests that our relationships may be a …

The Science of Memory: Top 10 Proven Techniques to Remember More and Learn Faster

I've always been envious of people with exceptional memories. You know, the kind of people who amass encyclopedic knowledge with seemingly little …

Humanity

New Research Confirms That Kids Get Their Intelligence From Mom

Science just proved what your mom has been saying all along.<p>When it comes to your IQ, "I got it from my mama" couldn't be more accurate. New research featured in <i>Psychology Spot</i> says people are born with conditioned genes that work differently depending on if they're from your mother or father — and …

15 ways your child's name sets them up for success — or failure

A host of research shows just how much your name can affect your lifetime success, from your hireability to your spending habits.<p>So it comes as little surprise then that there is a growing trend among parents called "namer's remorse" — one in five mothers say they regret the name they chose for …

When You Eat Pickles Often, Something Surprising Will Happen To Your Brain

<i>Food for thought</i> might just have a whole new meaning to it and in a more literal sense. We all hold a widely held conception that fish helps our …

Wellness

17 Signs You're Intelligent — Even If It Doesn't Feel Like It

Stupid people tend to overestimate their competence, while smart people tend to sell themselves short. As Shakespeare put it in "As You Like It": …

Psychology

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Cheating Without Cheating: Relationship Betrayals That Have Nothing To Do With Cheating

In my intimacy and relationship coaching practice, I have heard countless women, men, and couples share with me the inner workings of their …

The 6 Talks a Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage

Unless your Facebook feed is very different from mine, you must have noticed that wedding and engagement season is in full swing. Looking at the …

How to Hack Your Brain to Become Radically More Confident and Less Fearful

<b>A guide from Harvard Psychologist and TED Talk star Amy Cuddy</b><p>We’ve all had those paralyzing moments where our palms are sweating more than a marathon …

How To Harness The Brain Chemical That Makes You Trust Someone

Brain scientists still don’t understand why these simple behaviors release trust-inspiring oxytocin. But they know how.<p>Next time you’re having a fight with your partner try this: Reach out and touch them. Place your hand gently on their knee or their hand. Now, if the fight has escalated to …