Our reliance on technology is hurting our memories — we load names, dates, and numbers into our smartphones that we cannot recall on our own. However, this offloading of information allows us to free up cognitive space to learn more.
Popular People Live Longer Mitch Prinstein, The New York Times The results revealed that being unpopular — feeling isolated, disconnected, lonely — predicts our life span. More surprising is just how powerful this effect can be.
The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship "People look at him and think, This guy's really got it together! And the man riding the lion is thinking, How the hell did I get on a lion, and how do I keep from getting eaten?
Sometimes in life, all the experience and knowledge simmering around in that ol’ consciousness of ours combines itself in a way that suddenly causes the cerebral clockwork to click into place, and in this fluid flow of thought,
Feeling sad, mad, critical or otherwise awful? Surprise: negative emotions are essential for mental health. Also, bad feelings can be vital clues that a health issue, relationship or other important matter needs attention.