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Age Is Just a Number

People tend to proceed through life trying to act their age. But the pioneering research of Ellen Langer suggests that adopting the attitude of a younger person may actually have […]... More>


Empathy Is Actually a Choice


Racial Bias Extends to the Crosswalk

A new study from Portland State University finds that drivers are far less likely to yield for black pedestrians compared to white ones. ... More>


Character Lab Announces New Request for Proposals

Character Lab, a nonprofit that was cofounded by Angela Duckworth, is excited to share our newest Request for Proposals (RFP), which can be found here. Character Lab will award a […]... More>


The Real Lesson of the Stanford Prison Experiment