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Find out something new about psychology while you sip your morning coffee.

Psychology in 10 Minutes David B. Feldman - psychology | social science | politics | mental health

    • Science

Find out something new about psychology while you sip your morning coffee.

    Is optimism ever bad for us?

    Is optimism ever bad for us?

    As children, many of us were taught to think positively. According to research, however, this isn't always good advice.

    • 6 min
    Is religion good or bad for us?

    Is religion good or bad for us?

    Research reveals three reasons religion and spirituality may be good for our well-being (and a few reasons they might not be).

    • 10 min
    Setting the conditions for hope to thrive in your life

    Setting the conditions for hope to thrive in your life

    According to research, hope begins when we set three simple conditions in our lives.

    • 10 min
    What do I say when someone is grieving?

    What do I say when someone is grieving?

    If you’ve ever had a friend lose someone they love, you know how hard it is to figure out what to say. Here are four steps that might help.

    • 8 min
    Happiness for sale

    Happiness for sale

    Science shows that people's obsession with money runs deeper than you might think.

    • 10 min
    Three negative feelings that can sometimes be good

    Three negative feelings that can sometimes be good

    There may be a good reason that human beings evolved the ability to experience negative emotions: In measured amounts, they can protect us from harm and help us to be successful.

    • 10 min

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