Behavioral Sciences

These are the self-improvement journals you'll actually use

Productivity and self-improvement apps are basically shoved down your throat the minute you open the app store, but for a lot of people, nothing …

Productivity

Here's a funny thing: can comedy really change our environmental behaviours?

Someone (possibly George Bernard Shaw) once said: “If you want to tell people the truth, you’d better make them laugh or they’ll kill you”. While …

Framing

Psychological Scientists Advocate for Value of Animal Research, Transparency

Nearly 600 individuals, including APS Fellows and other psychological scientists, have backed an open letter published in USA TODAY urging public …

Psychology

Why People Have Sex With Animals

In a new study, researchers surveyed nearly 1,000 zoophiles about frequency of sex with animals, beliefs about zoophilia, and their sexual preferences and practices.<p>In 1948, Alfred Kinsey shocked the world when he released his first publication about Americans’ sexual behaviors. Among his more …

Animals

Wildlife Experts Weigh in on Japan's Obsession With Smuggled Pet Otters

They make bad pets, anyway.<p>Look, we all know otters are cute as heck, with their big eyes and sharp little teeth. But just because an animal is cute</b> …

Animals

Listen to the power of quiet people

<i>Are you an introvert or an extrovert?</i><p>That’s a tricky question. I have a hard time answering it myself.<p>That’s the problem of binary questions — you …

The Workplace

Develop a Meditation Practice with this Behavioral Science Backed Accountability Journal

It can help you set and stick to a consistent meditation schedule—and it’s on sale for 31% off right now.<p>You feel better whenever you take time to …

News (U.S.)

Saving Killer Whales

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “Starvation and Habitat Threats Stalk Killer Whales” (Science Times, July 10):<p>While we disagree with the suggestion that Sea World potentially contributed to the decline of orcas, we appreciate the opportunity to bring the plight these animals face in the wild to the forefront of …

Animals

What Is Behaviorism in Psychology?

<b>Behaviorism</b> is the theory that human or animal psychology can be objectively studied through observable actions (behaviors). This field of study came …

Psychology

Two-thirds of Finns are also of the opinion that the long-discussed alcohol act reform was a step in the right direction, finds a survey by Altia and Pernod Ricard Finland.

The government also relaxed regulations governing the opening hours of Alko, the state-owned alcohol retail monopoly.<p>Over a half (55%) of respondents …

Finland

Jaguar escapes habitat at Audubon Zoo, kills animals - CBS News

Jaguar escapes habitat at Audubon Zoo, kills ...

Animals

Banning Plastic Doesn't Always Work. Here's What We Should Do Instead

Plastic is not evil.<p>Australia is responsible for over 13 thousand tonnes of plastic litter per year. At the end of June 2018, the Australian …

Sustainability

A new David Bowie documentary will explore his early years

‘The First Five Years’ will focus on the early years of David Bowie.<p>A new documentary about David Bowie is in the works and will act as the prequel …

David Bowie

Mental-health issues a burden for older minority adults

Nearly 20 percent of older adults have one or more mental-health conditions. The mental-health needs of older adults can be especially complex due to …

Mental Health

Most lawyers are introverted, and that's not necessarily a bad thing

• Home<br>• In-Depth Reporting<br>• Most lawyers are introverted, and that's…<p>Cover Story<p>Airina Rodrigues. Photograph by Arnie Adler.<p>As a child, Airina Rodrigues …

Personality

Eighth animal dies after jaguar escapes Audubon Zoo habitat

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eight animals have now died after a jaguar escaped from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.<p>NOLA.com reports an alpaca …

Animals

Save over 30% on this nutrition sidekick journal

Salon Marketplace<p>July 16, 2018 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Losing weight is one of the most common resolutions that people make every year. One of the reasons it stays at the top of our lists is because even if you lose weight, keeping it off is a different beast — drastic, rapid changes to our diet or exercise …

Weight Loss

Higher Education Notes: UNL’s Morrill Hall to again host Sunday with a Scientist events

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Morrill Hall again will be the place for Sunday with a Scientist, once this month and once in September.<p>The July …

Higher Education

Cover.

Title<p>Cover.<p>Names<p>Wilson, Andrew (1852-1912) (Author)<p>Collection<p>Wild animals and birds: their haunts and habits<p>Dates / Origin<p>Date Issued: 1882<p>Place: …

Genealogy

Why introverts make great leaders

A myth has pervaded the business world for far too long: introverts aren’t cut out to be leaders.Some 65% of senior execs see introversion as a …

Personality

How much should dog training cost?

In my opinion, the worst offenders tend to be board and train facilities who promise a well-trained dog in two-weeks ... charging unsuspecting owners …

Veterinary Medicine

Right or Left? Research Determines if Cats Have a Preferred Paw

Researchers at the Animal Behaviour Centre at Queen’s University in Belfast used owner surveys and an experiment to determine if cats might be …

Cats

Single equalizer strategy with no information transfer for conflict escalation

Author(s): A. Engel and A. FeigelIn an iterated two-person game, for instance prisoner's dilemma or the snowdrift game, there exist strategies that …

Management

The smart storytelling techniques you should try this year

For communicators, it can be demoralizing to see nonexistent traffic on your websites, low open rates on emails and poor engagement on social media …

Marketing

The 11 Best Places To Take An Introvert On A Date, According To Experts

If you’re an extrovert, you probably feed off the energy of other people, having them around you as much as possible. But what happens when you start …

Personality

Aspen Untucked: The Plight of the Extrovert

We've all heard it before — the question that seems to be on everyone's mind when they're getting to know someone or just trying to make casual …

Aspen

Ex-Sparks & Honey strategy head McKendrick joins Canvas8’s expansion as US managing partner

Canvas8, a London-based behavioral insights consultancy, has hired Clyde McKendrick in a managing partner role for the US, and as its global chief …

Los Angeles

People Soup's profile - Listen to music

It was psychologist Abraham Maslow who said "A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting." That was the starting point for my blog …

Food

5 tips for dating an introvert, according to a psychologist who is one

Opposites attract, or at least they do for psychologist, author of <i>Introvert Power,</i> and self-proclaimed introvert Laurie Helgoe, PhD: Her husband of …

Lifestyle

What Is an Emotional Support Animal?

Animals can provide joy and companionship. Animals can also provide emotional support to people with mental health concerns. These animal companions …

Mental Health