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Books to Check Out: September 2014

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. Train Your Mind for Peak Performance: A Science-Based Approach for Achieving Your Goals by Lyle E. Bourne, Jr., and Alice F. Healy; American […]... More>


What Makes a Family of Artists


The Key to Work-Life Balance is Really Work-Life Harmony

Work-life balance is typically seen a zero-sum game, but new research shows that there may be benefits to a more integrative approach. ... More>


Observation Skills May be Key Ingredient to Creativity

Researchers have linked the power of observation, one of the prime elements of mindfulness, to enhanced creative thinking. ... More>


Theology, Taboos, and Creative Thinking

During the 1976 presidential campaign, then-candidate Jimmy Carter famously told Playboy magazine: “I’ve looked on many women with lust. I’ve committed adultery in my heart many times.” Carter’s unguarded remarks […]... More>