Currently browsing "Mind"

Observer Article

Mind Over Midterms

Psychological scientists are studying promising interventions designed to change the mind-sets of students who believe their intelligence is limited or fixed. ... More>


Books to Check Out

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth; Scribner, May 3, 2016 Honor Bound: How a Cultural Ideal Has Shaped the American Psyche by Ryan P. Brown, Oxford […]... More>

Fifth Australian Positive Psychology and Well-Being Conference Extends Abstract Deadline

The Fifth Australian Positive Psychology and Well-Being Conference is extending its call for abstracts to April 29th. The South Australian Health & Medicine Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and The Wellbeing and […]... More>

Understanding and Training Attention and the Conscious Mind

00:12 – Why Are You Not Paying Attention? Attention Capacity Limits, Individual Differences and Their Neural Basis – Nilli Lavie, University College London 24:12 – The Power of Consciousness: Hypnosis, […]... More>

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>