Kathryn Roemer

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Men are suffering from a psychological phenomenon that can undermine their success, but they're too ashamed to talk about it

Common symptoms include worrying that your success in life has been the result of some kind of error and thinking that everyone around you is more intelligent than you.<p>For years, the scientific community believed that the phenomenon was largely confined to high-achieving women. But many of those …

7 Copywriting Tricks Based on Psychology

8 min read<p>This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>Copywriting sometimes feels like one of those elusive skills that only the best of the best professionals truly possess.<p>They know how and what to write to increase conversions, and seem to have a magic wand they wave over words and turn into …

Psychology

3 Psychological Factors That Directly Impact Online Sales

If you're like most business owners, you spend a lot of time focused on sales. Regardless of how successful you are and how much growth you experience, you may feel as if you never seem to bring in. More is always better.<p>If you want to increase sales in 2016, then you need to focus on three …

7 Psychology Secrets for Impactful Web Design

Using psychology in web design can give a site a substantial competitive advantage and help increase its user engagements. In brief, psychology in …

Psychology News on Flipboard

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A doctor's 4 psychology-backed tips to combat loneliness

As Dr. John Cacioppo, director of the University of Chicago's Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, tells The Wall Street Journal's Elizabeth Bernstein that research shows that someone who is feeling socially isolated is more likely to be "hypervigilant to threats."<p>This could make them more …

The Psychology Of Hunger

Why Is This Important?<p>Because if obesity is an all but incurable disease, it could be because we're approaching it wrong.<p>Long Story Short<p>Neuroscience Professor Michael Graziano thinks that our approach to weight loss (focusing on calories) is all wrong. He claims to have lost weight by focusing not …

The Psychology of What Makes a Great Story

“The great writer’s gift to a reader is to make him a better writer.”<p><i>“Stories,”</i> Neil Gaiman asserted in his wonderful lecture on what makes stories last, <i>“are genuinely symbiotic organisms that we live with, that allow human beings to advance.”</i> But what is the natural selection of these organisms — …

Social anxiety is highly heritable but is affected by environment

Genes play a crucial role over time although environmental factors matter most in the short term, according to a major study into social anxiety and …

Psychology

The tragic fate of the people who stop sleeping

A handful of families are cursed with “fatal insomnia”, a cruel disease that leads to months of sleepless nights and terrible exhaustion. Will a controversial cure save their lives?<p>Silvano was on a cruise ship when the family curse struck. An elegant 53-year-old with striking red hair who enjoyed …

How to Overcome Your Inner Dialogue of Doubt and Get Stuff Done

When you’re trying to start something new, your inner dialogue can amplify your self-doubt and you end up quitting before you start. This sort of …

Self-help

3 Must-Knows That Men Don't Talk About

When it comes to emotions, it's safe to say that most men don't talk about theirs very often. It's commonplace for men to act nonchalant when it comes to things of the heart, but perhaps it's what's been keeping us from experiencing the deeper things in life.<p>When I was an adolescent I grew up with …

When Anxiety Gives You Bad Dreams That Give You More Anxiety and Bad Dreams

I can't tell you what a good dream feels like because I've never had one.<p>My college commencement ceremony is in two hours. I'm screwed. Somehow, I'm three credits short and there's no way I'm walking away with a degree. I desperately need to fix this, but I don't know how.<p>My heart slithers into my …

9 Things Science Says Your Home Needs If You Want To Be Happy

Consider this your excuse to treat yourself to fresh flowers on the regular.<p>Just because your home is stylish and clean doesn't mean you're living your happiest life possible. Bummer, we know. But according to science, these are the colors, scents, and accessories you should feature in your home to …

Happiness

The Strange (But Effective) Way to Stick to Hard Goals

There’s a saying that you should never trust a skinny chef. By that logic, you should never trust an out of shape behavioral designer.<p>Over the past …

Extracted

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Mindfulness

29 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track

<b>Follow us on</b> <b>Pinterest</b> <b>for more healthy eating inspiration.</b><p><i>Additional reporting by</i> <i>Justina Huddleston</i>

Slow Cooker Recipes

11 Secrets Hidden in Famous Works of Art

Among Michelangelo’s venerable ceiling murals inside the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is arguably the most iconic depiction of man’s relationship to God. …

Art

How To Change Your Eating Habits To Have A More Productive 2016

Eating right in the New Year isn’t about deprivation, it’s understanding what your metabolism needs to reset and maximize your energy.<p>Sledding down the hill of holiday gluttony straight into a field of ambitious resolutions can be a jarring adjustment at best. We spend the holidays gorging on fatty …

Wellness

Six Books to Curl Up With This Winter

The buzziest titles this season include everything from historical fiction to ghost stories<p>For publishers, winter is a relatively quiet season—a time when they can introduce gems that might otherwise be lost in fall’s crush of literary heavyweights and commercial fare. The buzziest titles this …

Books

How the government got into the tricky business of telling Americans what to eat

https://videos.posttv.com/washpost-production/The%20Washington%20Post/20150922/5601c570e4b0158a46ef8c94/56156774e4b0335dda30ea0c_1439399835595-cf9g26_t_1444243332846_1280_720_2000.mp4<p>A person theoretically could live on meat alone, but it would be “a very one-sided and imperfect diet.” “Ashes” — …

Nutrition

Meet Kendall Jenner’s Creepy-Ass, Brilliant “Twin”

the satire is #blessed<p>There’s no reason we should have missed this, but miss this we did. Thanks to Mic, we are now aware of Kendall Jenner’s “twin,” Mr. Kirby Jenner. This is not—we repeat, not—Poot 2.0. Rather, it’s a brilliant, rather creepy satire of the #perfect, #blessed life Kendall offers …

Kendall Jenner

Miles of Thread and a Giant Needle Weave Indoor Rainbows

Gabriel Dawe gives you the rainbow without the rain.<p>Imagine a rainbow that’s divorced from rain, water, or any kind of natural and uncontrollable events, a rainbow that will linger, flawless and unchanging, for however long you care to watch it. Gabriel Dawe makes these perfect rainbows reality.<p>The …

Most Anticipated: The Great 2016 Book Preview

We think it’s safe to say last year was a big year for the book world. In addition to new titles by <b>Harper Lee</b>, <b>Jonathan Franzen</b>, and <b>Lauren Groff</b>, we …

15 Make-Ahead Soup Recipes That Will Warm You Up from Head to Toe

There’s nothing like coming home to a steamy bowl of soup after a day spent skiing on the slopes, a snowball fight with your friends or even just a blustery walk home from work. Soup will warm you up from head to toe, but who wants to spend an hour by the stove after a long day in the cold? Try …

This 19-Year-Old Creates Jaw-Droppingly Realistic 3D Art That Will Make You Do A Double Take

Holy shit.

#ChicEats: 10 Bucket List Restaurants Around the World

Our weekly column covers the chicest food and restaurants. From Stockholm to New York City, add these picks to your global itinerary.<p>Whether hyped by documentaries or highly regarded because of unmatchable views, some restaurants are worth planning an entire trip around—if you're lucky enough to …

4 Floral Trends To Keep On Your Radar This Year

Floral designers Kathleen Hyppolite and Emily Howard Kudva share bright and bold centerpieces that will upgrade your tabletop game this year.<p>When setting the table, every element counts: the textiles, the china, the flatware and, most importantly, lots and lots of beautiful flowers.<p>Brooklyn-based …

Rose Quartz

Obama regrets not unifying America and 4 other State of the Union takeaways

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama issued a final passionate plea to voters on Tuesday to bridge the divide in American politics after he leaves office.<p>In his last State of the Union address delivered to a Congress that has often hobbled his ambitions, Obama expressed regret over his own role in …

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