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Kobe Bryant's new less-is-more approach is working

HOUSTON -- There has been a shift, a very noticeable one, involving Kobe Bryant. Earlier this season, the 37-year-old Los Angeles Lakers star was …

Basketball

7 Signs That Your Colleagues Secretly Don't Like You

I know, I know: How can anyone not like you? Unfortunately, no matter how hard you try to please everyone, there are going to be people that just …

Self-help

8 Proven Indicators Someone is Lying To You

There’s a good chance that anyone reading this has told a lie at least once in their life. Whether it was a little white fib or a convoluted, George …

Your Field Guide to Body Language

Source: wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock<p>You speak as much with your gestures as your voice. You use your hands to express a variety of culturally …

8 Signs You're Being Lied To

How many people have you spoken with today? Chances are that most of them lied to you—and that they did it more than once. It’s a hard fact to …

Psychology

Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases

In his latest book, "The Sense of Style," Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker explores the most common words and phrases that people stumble over.<p>The book is like a modern version of Strunk and White's classic "The Elements of Style," but one based on linguistics and updated for …

Linguistics

6 experts on what you should know about body language at work

But what does that really mean? And how can you use that information? We asked the experts.<p>When we talk about language, we almost always are referring to words and sentences, nouns, verbs, dependent clauses, and all the various things that we can write down.<p>However, human communication is much …

Body Language

The best 2-question personality test

These two simple questions will reveal your BEST personality style:<p><b>How fast do you like to make decisions?</b> Plot your answer on the horizontal axis on the BEST graph shown.<p><b>When working on a project are you more focused on achieving the results or on meeting the needs of the people involved?</b> Put your …

Psychology

This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations

Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spasms in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if …

Body Language: What You're Not Saying Speaks Volumes

Your Body Language Talks<p>Have you ever been in a conversation and felt the person you’re talking to isn’t being completely honest with you? It could …

body language and social dynamics › sonamics

The person leans back and folds his/her arms behind the head openly.<p><b>Self-confidence</b> The person feels safe and underlines his/her high status. <i><br>“I have</i> …

6 things you can do to make people love you

In the end, who are our favorite people? Those who understand us and listen. Someone we can turn to and honestly say, "You get me."<p>That really comes down to one skill: listening. And it's something most of us are awful at.<p>In an age of sub-zero attention spans, focus is a superpower. And focusing on</i> …

Body Language

Recognizing DISC Personalities through Body Language

Recognizing DISC Personalities through Body Language<br>A Body Language Expert’s Insights<p>From Patti Wood’s book, “The Conflict Cure” Copyright 2007<p>How …

11 Body Language Tricks To Make You Successful In Life

Getting your body language down is imperative in life. Whether you’re a businessman or a deli clerk, if you deal with people you have to know how to …

10 Ways Ladies Flirt That Men Don’t Notice

A group of married Ghanaian women have sent a crucial warning message to the curvy model Moesha Boduong to stay away from their respective …

Curvy

4 Ways To Psychologically Manipulate Someone

Ever thought about using psychology to your benefit your everyday interactions with others? You don’t need a psych degree, nor do you need any …

Body Language

By a man’s fingernails, by his coat-sleeve, by his boots, by his trouser-knees, by the calluses of his forefinger and thumb, by his expression, by …

How Smart People Deal With People They Don’t Like

In a perfect world, each person we interact with would be nice, kind, considerate, mindful, generous, and more. They would get our jokes and we would …

Major cancer breakthrough: Doctors solve long-standing mystery of how to stop cancer from growing

Cancer is a terrifying disease that researchers around the globe are obsessively working to cure. Now scientists from the USA have made a …

Want To Be A Great Influencer? Make Others Feel Important!

One of the most crucial skills an entrepreneur needs for success is influence. Without it, failure is inevitable. For the entrepreneur, it’s arguably …

Self-improvement

The genetic technology that's going to change everything is at a critical turning point

There weren't many people studying that system then, especially compared to now, and those working in that area were doing what's called basic, or fundamental science, investigating something for the sake of curiosity or interest — not because they knew that research would have a practical or …

Genetics

Why Women Are More Likely to Ask for a Divorce

In a presentation to the American Sociological Association, researchers report that women are more likely than men to ask for divorce. But …

Stanford University

Here's what the brain of an extremely selfish person looks like

They deceive people for their own benefit, they see others as weak and untrustworthy, and they ignore moral codes.<p>Psychologists have dubbed these people Machiavellians, after the Italian political philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli, whose book "The Prince" includes many examples of this sort of …

Psychology

Retrieving Hidden Traumatic Memories

<b>Special brain mechanism discovered to store stress-related, unconscious memories.</b><p>Some stressful experiences – such as chronic childhood abuse – are …

People with these rare brain disorders have a disturbingly skewed perception of reality

These are just a few of the strange brain disorders that have plagued a rare set of people over the years. Oliver Sacks' classic book "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat" introduced us to some of the strangest brain disorders people suffer from, but that's only the tip of the iceberg.<p>Here are a …

Mental Health