Learning a New Skill Can Be Hard. Here’s How to Set Yourself Up for Success
This is one of my favorite questions to ask people: What was the last thing you taught yourself how to do? I (Rommel) like it because the answers are usually less about the actual skill
New Content From Current Directions in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on the risk for alcohol use disorder, language comprehension in children with autism, varied skills, primate vocal communication, the importance of the context for child development, and the role of robots in understanding the human mind.
Your Performance Feedback Doesn’t Work—Here’s How To Fix It
The ability to provide effective and credible performance feedback is a critical skill for supervisors, managers and leaders. Feedback delivered effectively helps employees elevate their performance, develop new skills, and achieve success for themselves and
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on cultural distance, gossip and lying, skill learning, air pollution and anxiety, and the reliability of task-functional MRI measures.
The Growth Mindset: Spurring A More Skilled, Engaged And Innovative Workforce
In the past, it may have been acceptable to attend school, learn a skill and then use said skill for the duration of one’s career. Today’s reality looks much different: The half-life of skills, or
Watching Others Makes People Overconfident in their Own Abilities
Watching YouTube videos, Instagram demos, and Facebook tutorials may make us feel as though we’re acquiring all sorts of new skills but it probably won’t make us experts.