The Halo Effect: When Your Own Mind is a Mystery

Ever met someone attractive and think that they are intelligent, friendly and likeable as well? Well, they may really harbour all these positive qualities or you may just have been one of the many victims to the Halo Effect.

Mar 18

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Move On Quickly From Regrets Using This Writing Instruction

All of us have regrets, and some of us are able to move on from them while others drown in these regrets and suffocate themselves. New research has shown that it is not the self-esteem that we need to build to move on from regrets. It is ...

Mar 18

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The Influence of Fleeting Attraction

All of us make requests at time, minor or huge. Others’ likelihood of complying to our request is definitely something that can be increased if one knows the trick to it. New research has revealed that people seems to accede more to requests from ...

Mar 9

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The One (Really Easy) Persuasion Technique Everyone Should Know

Swearing. Talking in the right ear. Pouring coffee down someone’s throat. These various studies to increase one’s persuasion is fascinating, yet admittedly impractical to perform. New research has revealed an incredibly easy persuasion technique ...

Mar 9

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The Four Things That Kill a Relationship Stone Dead

Ever-lasting love is a romantic and dreamy concept that we all wish for. These love-tinted rose buds are however, fragile and tender. John Gottman here analyses four main things that one should never do in order to keep the love blooming and strong.

Mar 9

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Research Reveals How Time Will Change Your Personality

They say that time changes everything. Impermanence is the only constant and perhaps, even blessing in disguise. New research has further confirmed this as it reveals that people indeed, do change with age.

Mar 9

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Most People Don't Know This Is The Best Way To Empathise

All of us yearn to be understood and cared for. And most of us, at some point in time, wish to understand others - a family, friend, lover. Yet, such innate desire to understand and be understood often result in a labyrinth of confusion as we ...

Mar 9

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A Very Pleasurable Way To Improve Your Relationship

Human interactions are often centralised around the formation of meaningful and pleasurable relationships. New research has revealed a simple yet useful technique to injecting waves of happiness into relationships.

Mar 9

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How To Feel Happier Right Now

One quick gateway to happiness is to indulge ourselves in happy memories. New research has shown that we can do so via listening to both happy and peaceful music. What is worthy to note is that the type of happy music we listen to affects the ...

Mar 7

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The Good Thing About Being Easily Embarrassed

New research has shown that we no longer need to hide that pink flush on our faces when we get embarrassed! It has been proven that people who are easily embarrassed are perceived to be more honest and reliable. With these new findings, ...

Mar 7

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How To Dramatically Improve Your Motivation

All of us need motivation, whether it is to finish up that assignment, stick to a diet plan or even to wake up on a rainy day. It has been found that competition is one of the best motivators for us to stick to our plans, which will thus allow us to ...

Mar 7

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The Belief in a Just World: A Fundamental Delusion

As we grow older, we often get more accustomed to the unfairness of life. However, a part of us would definitely hope that all of us eventually get what we deserve in the end and this can be explained with the just-world hypothesis.

Mar 2

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The Sobering Up Effect: Why People Get More Pessimistic As The Moment ...

At the start of a huge project, we all feel it. The excitement, the energy bubbling inside us, all the expectations and targets that we imagine ourselves to hit. Then, as the deadline/big day creeps near, the initial enthusiasm gives way to a list ...

Mar 2

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The Worse-Than-Average Effect: When you're better than you think

Playing chess. Computer programming. Telling jokes (and actually making people laugh). At first glance, these may all seem to be herculean tasks that we could never possibly accomplish. However, research has shown that we may be better at completing ...

Mar 2

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The Mental Health Benefit of Pets

A dog, cat, or even hamster can be a great playmate and teach youngsters the role of responsibility. However, adding these furry creatures as a member of the family can also provide another benefit--improvements on mental health!

Jan 19

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