Situational Personality

‘Situations Matter: Understanding How Context Transforms Your World,’ by Sam Sommers

The Washington Post: Most of us consider ourselves to be objective, consistent people who make decisions that reflect our core principles, no matter what the situation. In “Situations Matter,” psychology professor Sam Sommers throws this common-sense notion out the window. Our environments are actually much more powerful than we think. More

Kate Winslet and Ryan Gosling have the stuff of heroes. How about the rest of us?

Los Angeles Times: It’s the stuff movies are made of, but this time it was real life: Actress Kate Winslet reportedly rescued billionaire Richard Branson’s elderly mother from a burning home on Branson’s private island in the Caribbean. And actor Ryan Gosling allegedly put himself in the middle of a More