Nat Charron

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How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Psychology

Lots of People Think Complete Nonsense Is Profound, Study Finds

People are incredibly receptive to meaningless buzzwords, according to a new study in the journal <i>Judgment and Decision Making</i>. Yes, the vast majority …

Thresholds of Violence

How school shootings catch on.<p>On the evening of April 29th last year, in the southern Minnesota town of Waseca, a woman was doing the dishes when she looked out her kitchen window and saw a young man walking through her back yard. He was wearing a backpack and carrying a fast-food bag and was …

Virginia Tech

If You Wouldn't Buy It Today, Then Sell It

We all have clutter, but we tend to assign value to things we spent a lot of money on, or that were given to us. Finance blogger Mr. Money Mustache …

Personal Finance

Simple Rules of Thumb for Decorating Your Walls

If you don’t have an eye for design, you might not know where to start when it comes to putting art on your walls. You can always go with your gut, …

The FBI’s Top Hostage Negotiator Teaches You How to Lower Your Bills

Ever feel like the cable company or your phone service provider is charging too much? Ever feel helpless to do much about it? You’re not crazy.<p>When …

Self-help