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Boosting Self-Worth Can Counteract Cognitive Effects of Poverty

For people in poverty, remembering better times — such as past success — improves cognitive functioning and increases their willingness to seek help from crucial aid services. ... More>


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>


Touch May Alleviate Existential Fears for People With Low Self-Esteem

Research shows that people with low self-esteem, who tend not to see their lives as particularly meaningful, might benefit from touch when confronting existential fears. ... More>


Losing Is Good for You


Facebook and Narcissism