The Age At Which People Are Happiest With Their Lives

A longitudinal study of over 30 years reveal the age at which people are the happiest in their lives.

Dec 8

Categories: Happiness, Other

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Personality Traits That Protect Against Depression

Two personality traits, when in conjunction, has proven found to counter the effects of depression positively. Extroversion, and conscientiousness.

Dec 6

Categories: Depression, Other

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The Easiest Way To Boost Long-Term Memory

With the easiest method you can ever imagine, long term memory can be boosted. Find out how!

Dec 6

Categories: Other

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5 Amazing Facts You Should Know About Memory and Recall

Human memory and recall is something that is fascinating to understand and experience, and it works nothing like a computer! Here is a 5-point guide to the psychology of memory and recall.

Dec 5

Categories: Other

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A Fascinating Sign That You Have A High IQ

Research finds that people with high IQ's find it easier to keep time. Good timing is important but it is something that seems to be built in to the brains of the more intelligent.

Dec 4

Categories: Other

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The Most Irrational Self-Enhancing Bias of All: Belief In Our Moral ...

Most of us believe that we are more intelligent, harder-working and better at anything in particular, than average. When it comes to certain moral qualities, our personal sense of superiority is so inflated, research suggests. Even jailed criminals ...

Nov 30

Categories: Other, Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem

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How To Keep Calm When Conflict Strikes

Conflict is something that is encountered by everyone at some point as we move along with our day. However, our attitude towards it and ultimately how we handle it makes all the difference.

Nov 28

Categories: Anger Management, Other

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Using Smarphones Undermine The Enjoyment of Face-to-Face Social ...

Looking at your phone whilst having a meal with friends or family? Be careful. New studies finds that the use of smartphones undermine the enjoyment you attain from face-to-face social interactions.

Nov 24

Categories: Other

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Calling 911 for Mental Health Emergency: What do you say?

Mental health emergencies are also emergencies, and sometimes they are critical and require immediate intervention. What do you do when someone is at risk of self-harm or even suicidal?

Nov 22

Categories: Other

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A faster and more reliable way to learn?

A state of novelty has proven to be an effective AND efficient way to learn - our brain tells us so!

Nov 17

Categories: Other

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The Problem With IQ

When a single number is used to determine future actions, such as placement in a school or organization, the concept of IQ is at its worst! What exactly is an IQ score, and what should it not be?

Nov 13

Categories: Other

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Want to Give a Good Gift? Think Past the “Big Reveal”

The first Christmas decorations have been set up all around Singapore, and shops are advertising holiday specials – the time to do your Christmas shopping is close! Not sure what would be a good present? Psychologists have researched what to ...

Nov 9

Categories: Other

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Risk Perception: Why We Worry About Shark Attacks, Not Car Crashes

The risk of a deadly encounter with a shark is 1 in 3,748,067 while the lifetime risk of dying in a car crash is a staggering 1 in 84 - still most people are more afraid of shark attacks than car crashes. New Zealand psychological scientists have ...

Nov 2

Categories: Fear, Other

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How to Take (Better) Breaks

So far surprisingly little research investigated employee breaks at work, and even less research provided prescriptive suggestions for better workday breaks in terms of when, where, and how break activities are most beneficial. After analyzing data ...

Nov 1

Categories: Other, Stress Management, Workplace Issues

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Five Habits to Becoming a Morning Person

Do you ever struggle to get out of bed in the morning? Is the snooze button your friend or foe? Most of us are not morning people, but would like to be. Here is a list of life hacks by health and lifestyle editor Sophie Mellor that can help you wake ...

Oct 26

Categories: Other

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