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6 Signs You're A Truly Genuine Person

We can all agree that being fake is a negative thing -- no one wants to feel like they're being played by someone who is just acting, nor does anyone want to be known as someone who doesn’t live true to themselves. But what makes a person <i>truly</i> genuine?<p>Millennials in particular, who have matured in …

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

How Language Seems To Shape One's View Of The World

Lera Boroditsky once did a simple experiment: She asked people to close their eyes and point southeast. A room of distinguished professors in the U.S. pointed in almost every possible direction, whereas 5-year-old Australian aboriginal girls always got it right.<p>She says the difference lies in …

Give and Take

Men see no bias, hear no bias, speak no bias<p>Why you might want to take that meeting<p>The best new reads on psychology<p>If you use your candle to light …

Does Our Height Influence Our Mental Health?

How tall are you? How tall would you like to be? And how tall do you tell other people you are?<p>Most of us—and especially men—tend to exaggerate our …

Why Most Marketers Will Fail In The Era Of Big Data

Galileo once said that “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” Great marketers uncover those obvious, but unexpected truths to win consumers hearts and sell products.<p>Marketing is, after all, the art and science of discovering what people want and …

Fast-growing marketing automation still has only 3% penetration in non-tech companies

In spite of years of 50 percent annual growth, marketing automation is still the <i>new</i> new thing for almost all companies in America.<p>So new, in fact, that a huge percentage of sales for at least one major marketing automation vendor are noncompetitive — meaning that no other vendor is bidding for the …

The Crisis in Social Psychology That Isn’t

According to the headlines, social psychology has had a terrible year—and, at any rate, a bad week. The New York <i>Times Magazine</i> devoted nearly seven thousand words to Diederik Stapel, the Dutch researcher who committed fraud in at least fifty-four scientific papers, while <i>Nature</i> just published a …

Conscious Lies and Unconscious Secrets

“Secrets & Lies,” a new global research study from Young & Rubicam, suggests that consumers are hiding their most important desires and motivations …

Advertising Industry

The Psychology of Getting Unstuck: How to Overcome the “OK Plateau” of Performance & Personal Growth

<i>“Any sequence of mental action which has been frequently repeated tends to perpetuate itself,”</i> William James wrote in his influential meditation on habit, <i>”so that we find ourselves automatically prompted to think, feel, or do what we have been before accustomed to think, feel, or do, under like</i> …

30 Quotes That Will Make You Rethink What “Love” Means

“That’s when I finally got it. I finally understood. It wasn’t the thought that counted. It was the actual execution that mattered, the showing up …

10 Decorating Secrets Revealed

Designers share their top dos and don'ts.<p>We asked designers to share some of their favorite tricks and ideas for putting together a beautiful space. Here, they reveal their top dos and don'ts.

10 Quick Facts About Social Psychology

Social psychology is a fascinating topic that has yielded a great deal of research on how people behave in groups. In many cases, the results of …

This creepy psychological technique will sabotage anyone's self-esteem

Want to change someone's mind while pretending to encourage them? All you need to do is set a high standard for something and give them a little …

23 Signs You’re Secretly A Narcissist Masquerading As A Sensitive Introvert

If I see one more listicle about introversion, I'm going to cry.<p>It started out with the fairly reasonable "31 Unmistakable Signs That You're An Introvert."<p>Sure, many of the items on the list offered an exaggerated version of introversion, but there were some real gems that had a large grain of …

Practice Empathy for Better Relationships at Home & Work

<b>Empathy is perhaps the single most important relational skill.</b> Empathy is the ability to put yourself in somebody else’s shoes and understand how …

Researchers Have Found The Personality Type That's Most Linked To Success And Happiness

As it turns out, some people can be both. So-called realistic optimists combine the positive outlook of optimists with the clear-eyed perspective of pessimists, new research has found.<p>These realistic optimists may get the best of both worlds, using their realism to perform better at work and …

Can Your Language Influence Your Spending, Eating, and Smoking Habits?

An absurd-sounding claim leads to a surprising finding<p>Yes, I know. That headline. It looks like the most egregious form of causal inference. Americans don't save money because of ... our grammar? How utterly absurd. But bear with me.<p>In the 1930s, linguists proposed that the way we read, write, and …

30sec Tip: How to Continuously Improve Yourself?

The Real Reason Creative Workers Are Good for the Economy

14 Rules Of The New Workplace That Millennials Need To Master

To navigate the new workplace, Schawbel says millennials need to master a new set of rules that aren't taught in school. Advances in technology, the rise of social media, and 24/7 connectivity mean young people have to promote themselves and take ownership of their careers in ways that previous …

There Are More Eyes on Your Facebook Posts Than You Can Even Imagine

A recent report from Stanford University and Facebook suggests we consistently underestimate the size of our audience on social media.<p>Whether you’re a ninja, guru, or mere mortal user of social media, you’ve likely guessed how many people read your Facebook posts. Among the estimation techniques …

How We Really Feel About Social Networks

We're not exactly satisfied.<p>We're hopelessly addicted to social media, but that doesn't mean we have to like it.<p>According to a new study from the American Customer Satisfaction Index, social media ranks third to last in customer satisfaction among surveyed industries, falling one notch below the …

Research

5 Leadership Lessons: Listen, Learn, Lead

<b>Hear Ye! Hear Ye!</b> We all go through life half-aware sometimes. We have to – there’s so much input these days that if we actually paid attention to it all, we’d be in a straightjacket within weeks. Advertising, social media, music, TV, mobile devices and apps, games, big data, the crazy-quilt …

Ways to Stop Worrying

10 images<p>10 best ways to stop worrying Credit: Rex Features<p>We all suffer from anxiety from time to time, now take a look at our 10 tips to make sure …

Self-help

The mystery of The Black Room finally revealed… – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 2:00 pm, July 16, 2013 in Arts & Entertainment<p>Were you one of the lucky ones indoctrinated into The Black Room this morning as you picked …