Amanda Paquette

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Are murderers born or made?

<b>Murders are tragic but rare. But what drives some people to kill? Michael Mosley has been looking into research exploring the minds of murderers.</b><p>In the 1870s Dr Cesare Lombroso, sometimes called the father of scientific criminology, was studying criminals imprisoned in Turin.<p>He became convinced …

Psychologists say successful entrepreneurs have these 4 personality traits

In fact, according to organizational psychology research, they share at least four personality traits:<p><b>They're generalists rather than specialists.</b><p>A 2013 Swiss-German study found that while employees are specialists, entrepreneurs are generalists.<p>Founders have a diverse set of skills— after all, …

Psychology

Extraordinary Things That Can Go Wrong With Your Brain

Bizarre but true stories of remarkable ways your brain can go wrong.<p>By all accounts, Charles Joseph Whitman was, for much of his short life, a model citizen. He was a polite, intelligent youth; he was an Eagle Scout; he married his childhood sweetheart at age 17; he joined the Marine Corps and …

Tumors

How Children Become Narcissists

What makes people narcissistic? Psychologists aren’t sure, but they think parental behavior is likely a big part of the story. At the moment, there …

Psychology

Daylight-Saving Time Is Bad for Your Relationships

A small loss of sleep when clocks spring forward can make you more prone to fighting and even hurt your health<p>We flipped the clocks forward this weekend to switch to daylight-saving time.<p>How’d that work for your marriage?<p>Increasingly, researchers are demonstrating that getting poor sleep, or too …

Relationships

What to Say During Sex

And intimacy is, in turn, a common prerequisite for getting it on. “In general, men tend to get an emotional connection through sex, but women need to get an emotional connection to <i>want</i> sex,” Orbuch says.<p>Adds Ian Kerner, Ph.D., author of <i>She Comes First</i>, “Words can be a powerful aphrodisiac and …

What it Really Means to Be in Love

While many of us may have sensed it intuitively, there is now science behind the statement that "Love is all you need." A 75-year longitudinal study …

7 States With the Happiest People

Source: Thinkstock<p>Do you think the state where you live is a “happy” place to live? Does it foster an environment where you and your family can …

10 Little Things Connected Couples Do

By<p>Tara Moore/Getty Images<p>You agreed to stick it out through sickness and health and for richer or poorer, but marital vows don't address the other big things that can untie your knot—boredom, feeling out of touch, or worse, platonic friendship instead of an in-love partnership. While honeymoon …