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Feeling Less Than Grateful? Some People Are Just Wired That Way

It's a time of year when we're often urged to be grateful; for friends, for family, for presents under the tree. But not everyone experiences gratitude as a positive force in their life.<p>People who score higher on measures of autonomy experience less overall gratitude and value it less, according to …

Happiness

How a smile in your pocket could help ease depression and anxiety

It is said that when you smile, the world smiles with you and now neuroscientists are putting the time-worn adage to the test.<p>A new project by University College London is aiming to find out if simply looking at a smiling face could help ease depression and anxiety.<p>Javier Elkin and Dr Parashkev …

The Psychological Research That Helps Explain the Election

At the end of most years, I’m typically asked to write about the best psychology papers of the past twelve months. This year, though, is not your typical year. And so, instead of the usual “best of,” I’ve decided to create a list of classic psychology papers and findings that can explain not just …

What’s the Difference Between Brown and White Eggs?

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Four Ways Teachers Can Reduce Implicit Bias

By Jill Suttie<p>A friend of mine recently told me about an incident involving students at Berkeley High School. On the first day of classes, African-American juniors and seniors were being asked by their honors course teacher to show him their schedule when they entered the classroom. The teacher, …

Psychology

The next generation of Americans is going to be in a lot of trouble

The American Dream is in trouble as income inequality continues to get worse<p>The American Dream has long been that each generation can do better than their parents. Unfortunately, rising income inequality in America has made this less true for Americans in the 2010s than has been the case for any …

Income Inequality

A Message to Those With Mental Illness, From a 'Success Story' Who Still Struggles

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>If you struggle with suicidal thoughts, the following post could be potentially triggering. You can contact the Crisis Text Line by</i> …

Malware infects computers by hiding in browser ad GIFs

Unless you still use Internet Explorer (and please don't do that), you probably don't have to worry about new malware discovered by Eset researchers. However, the Stegano exploit kit shows how adept hackers have become at slipping infected ads past major networks and then hiding the malware from …

Liberia: The Psychological Scars of Ebola

<i>Two years after the peak of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, survivors, families, and health workers are slowly rebuilding their lives. As Doctors</i> …

Mental Health

Meet the Windows 10 PC that fits in your pocket and costs under $200

Smartphones are almost like carrying a portable computer — but there is some computing that still work better on a desktop or laptop. For those times, pick up the Ockel Sirius B Windows 10 Pocket PC, which puts all the power of that standalone computer in your hands at a moment’s notice. You can …

Windows laptops in 2017 could act and feel more like a phone

Windows 10 devices will be compatible with Qualcomm's latest processor, the same chips that power high-end phones and tablets.<p>Microsoft wants its computers to be more nimble.<p>To that goal, the Qualcomm announced at Microsoft's Windows Hardware Engineering Community event on Wednesday that its …

Mobile

7 Signs You're Focused on Stuff That Doesn't Matter

A CEO unloads on entrepreneurs who are more interested in "playing startup" than actually building a business.<p>Startups are sexy. With a Facebook movie, an HBO show, and a sitting president musing about his possible future career as a VC, there's no denying it.<p>That's both good and bad news. It's …

Startups

The 15 Most Profitable Industries to Start a Business (and the 15 Least Profitable)

Want to start a new business? Here are some ideas for which industries to consider and which to possibly avoid.<p>Thinking of starting a profitable small business? Looking to partner with or sell services to other profitable small businesses?<p>Or just hoping to avoid starting a business in an incredibly …

Small Business

Fresh Resources for Web Developers – September 2016

We are back again with a handful resources for our fellow web developers. In this installment, the collection is quite diverse. We have on the list a …

Web Design

19 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

We tend to think of learning a new skill or “going back to school” as something you’d do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your …

Software Development is Upside Down

In the software development world, a number of common management maxims need to be reversed if one is to be an effective manager. Those who manage …

10 business lessons I learned from the founders of Barefoot, the biggest wine brand in the US

What's most humbling is that they had absolutely NO idea what they were doing at first.<p>From the start, with virtually no money and no wine industry experience, they had to employ innovative ideas to overcome obstacles, create new markets and strategic alliances.<p>Having learned the hard way, Michael …

Wine

6 Steps To True Entrepreneur Success

en_US<p>article<p>The essential mindset checklist for the work from home …

10 Success lessons from Peter Thiel – “PayPal Founder, Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share37<p>+11<p>Shares 53<p>Peter Thiel is a silicon valley entrepreneur who founded two multi billion dollar companies, PayPal and Palantir. As a …

9 Books You Shouldn't Overlook

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>9 Books You Shouldn't Overlook<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

Books