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When Praise Hurts: The Psychology Of Gushing

Search the Internet for “101 Ways to Praise a Child” and you’ll find a poster–actually many variations of a single poster. Some are available to download, or if you want […]... More>

“Precisely right. No doubt. Trust me.”

As a general rule, we tend to value confidence in other people, especially in the “experts” who help us with important decisions in life. Who wants a financial advisor who […]... More>

Putting and Perception: How does Tiger “see” Augusta?

I’m a huge Tiger Woods fan, and I’ve never wavered, even as he has suffered through one of the worst slumps in the history of golf. Tiger ruled the sport […]... More>