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Psychopath. Successful psychopath.

Forest “Tommy” Yeo-Thomas was a real-life swashbuckler, charismatic and daring. The World War II British spy, known as the “White Rabbit” to the …

How Successful People Handle Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people's buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife and worst of all stress.<p>Studies have …

How Do You Make Other People Feel?

If you’re lucky, you know someone who makes you feel happier just by being around them. And maybe you can also think of someone whose very presence …

Psychology

Personality may be down to where you come from – but this doesn't mean we can't change

How exactly do we become the people we are? A study published earlier this week found that there are vast regional differences in personality within …

18 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

Travis Bradberry, <i>Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p><i>“Emotional intelligence is the “something” in each of us that is a bit intangible. It affects how we manage</i> …

8 Killer Apps to Exercise Your Brain

Digital gaming is no longer just a fad, it has become a part and parcel of life. Although, these games are mainly for entertainment purposes or for …

Will we ever… understand why music makes us feel good?

No one knows why music has such a potent effect on our emotions. But thanks to some recent studies we have a few intriguing clues.<p>Why do we like music? Like most good questions, this one works on many levels. We have answers on some levels, but not all.<p>We like music because it makes us feel good. …

Germanwings crash: I have depression like Andreas Lubitz - and I'd never dream of murdering 149 innocent people

I don't want to cast aspersions, whatsoever, about the Germanwings crash. It's an ongoing investigation and there's such an overwhelming human factor …

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Why do we laugh inappropriately?

We often find ourselves laughing at the strangest of moments. As psychologists are discovering, those helpless giggles might be one of our most important and profound behaviours, says David Robson.<p>My conversation with Sophie Scott is nearly over when she spins round in her chair to show me a video …

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What does inequality do to our bodies and minds? A social psychologist and an epidemiologist discuss

What do a disease-fighting epidemiologist (retired) and an up-and-coming social psychologist have in common? They’re both fascinated by the unseen …

Childhood trauma boosts chance of early psychosis

More than 75 percent of people with early psychosis say they were exposed to some form of trauma in childhood.<p>The findings, which concern traumas …

Study: how being discriminated against and devalued affects our behavior

People who feel they're discriminated against don't just get sad, angry, or discouraged — they may act out by lying, cheating, or stealing.<p>That's according to a new Stanford study published in the <i>Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin</i>, which found that people who believe they're the victims of …

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence To Succeed

<b>By Dr. Travis Bradberry</b><p>When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with …

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Personality Profiling for Recruitment<p><i>For staff development, coaching, teams, personal development and career development. See below.</i><p>Personality …

Reality bites: Are you in an abusive relationship? | sex and relationships

Earlier this month, Rati Agnihotri filed a police complaint accusing Anil Virwani, her husband of 30 years, of domestic violence and intimidation. …

Domestic Violence

How TV influences your mind through hypnosis

<i>"Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds." -</i> <i>Bob Marley</i><p>Think about it: Will I be exaggerating if I say that a …

How to Choose a Profession That Fits Your Personality

<i>“Choose a job you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.”</i><p>That’s a saying almost anyone trying to find the best career for them has heard …

Better than Before: A Psychological Field Guide to Harnessing the Transformative Power of Habit

How to lay a steadfast foundation for “the invisible architecture of daily life.”<p><i>“We are spinning our own fates, good or evil… Every smallest stroke of virtue or of vice leaves its never so little scar,”</i> William James wrote in his seminal 1887 treatise on habit, the bundle of behavior he called the …

10 Ways to Treat Depression Without Antidepressants

Sarah Landrum, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>You’ve probably been told that antidepressants correct the chemical imbalance in your brain. As it turns out, …

When Exactly Does Your Memory Start Declining?

Oh, so this is why you’re “so bad at names.”<p>You’ve got until 35 until your memory starts heading downhill, suggests recent research published in <i>Psychological Science</i>. (Sorry if you’ve already celebrated your 35th birthday.)<p>For the study, neuroscientists at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital ran …

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The doyenne of Instagram gets real about paralyzing anxiety, mom guilt, and...<p>The doyenne of Instagram gets real about paralyzing anxiety, mom guilt, …

Android Circuit: Sony's Perfect Smartphone, Android One Reviewed, Samsung Slams The iPhone 6

Taking a look back at the week in news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including a review of the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, the issue of smartphone screen sizes, Samsung’s PR team fight dirty, living with Android Wear, reviewing Android One, and …

Microsoft Diversity Report: 71% Male, 60.6% Caucasian

But with a workforce that’s now 29 percent woman, the company is doing better than last year according to an internal email obtained by ZDnet.<p>The email from Microsoft Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Lisa Brummel states that the percentage of woman in the tech company’s workforce grew …

Sex toy or ISIS? Ever wonder what this black-and-white flag means?

<i>(EDITOR'S NOTE: It's an easy symbol to mistake or misidentify, as CNN found out over the weekend when it confused the ISIS flag with one displaying a sex toy at a London gay pride parade. But what exactly is the ISIS flag and its origins? Here is some background.)</i><p>It's become a symbol that's hard to …

UN: There Are Signs That North Korea May Be Operating A Nuclear Reactor

North Korea announced in April of last year that it would revive its aged five-megawatt research reactor at the Yongbyon nuclear complex, saying it was seeking a deterrent capacity.<p>The isolated and poverty-stricken state defends its nuclear program as a "treasured sword" to counter what it sees as …

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