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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>

Strangers to Ourselves

The study of self-knowledge—how well people know their own attitudes‚ beliefs‚ feelings‚ motives‚ and traits—has had a checkered history in psychology but has become a well-researched topic with important theoretical […]... More>

A ‘Learning’ Attitude Helps Boost Job Search Success

Jobseekers who viewed setbacks in the job hunt as learning experiences were more persistent, and ultimately successful, at finding new jobs. ... More>

Online ‘Mindset’ Interventions Help Students Do Better in School

Brief web-based interventions with high school students can produce big results in their schoolwork and their appreciation of a positive, purposeful mindset. ... More>

Old (Commuting) Habits Die Hard

The ideal time to convince commuters to make the switch from driving to taking public transportation appears to be right after a major event disrupts their day-to-day travel routine. ... More>