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 total of up to $1.2
Positive thinking isn’t all-powerful. Penalty for failure may help more in reaching goals.
The Washington Post: It’s that time of year when New Year’s resolutions begin to fade, and even the best-laid plans can become sidetracked as life gets busy. But as psychologists and behavioral economists have found
Beware of Joy
The New York Times: If you’re a defensive pessimist (or even just a regular pessimist), you may already be familiar with the phenomenon known as “fear of happiness.” If you’re not, Bettina Chang of Pacific Standard offers a baseball-related example
What You Need to Succeed—and How to Find Out If You Have It
Scientific American: Whether you succeed at work may depend on many factors—intelligence, empathy, self-control, talent and persistence, to name a few. But one determinant may outweigh many of these: how you perceive those around you.
Ini Tujuh Bahan Dasar Meraih Kebahagiaan
Metro TV News Indonesia: Ilmuan Australia telah mempublikasikan dalam jurnal sains populer, Psychological Science, mengenai daftar ‘bahan’ yang diperlukan seseorang untuk benar-benar merasa bahagia. Ilmuwan itu berkomentar pada daftar pra-syarat untuk kebahagiaan. Menurut para peneliti
Liking yourself just the way you are
Los Angeles Times: You know it’s tough out there when fashion and beauty executives think that even a model’s body isn’t good enough to sell clothes or that a celebrity’s natural face isn’t up to