What makes people decide whether to persist or to give up on their goals in the face of setbacks? New research published online in the Cell Press journal Neuron reveals that when people perceive themselves as having control over the setbacks they encounter, a particular part of the brain is engaged, and they're more likely to persist in their ...
Date Posted: September 9, 2014
Categories: Adult psychological development, Happiness, Self-Confidence, ...GO
If you want to excel at anything, it’s not enough to fix your weaknesses. You also need to leverage your strengths. When Albert Einstein failed a French exam, if he had concentrated only on his language skills, he might never have transformed ...
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Finding the next Barack Obama or Warren Buffett might be as simple as looking at who attracts the most eyes in a crowd, a new University of British Columbia study finds. For the study, which used eye-tracking technology, participants who observed ...
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