A successful day begins with a purposeful morning. A lot has been written about the power of your morning routine to set
The grass is greener where you water it.
Debate of important contemporary issues defines the significance of the JFK Jr. Forum. Professor Dan Ariely offered his relevant and interesting social science perspective to topics ranging politics to finance to everyday life. The resulting Forum was surely one of my favorites.
As January kicks off, close to half of Americans will make resolutions on the perennial quest for self-improvement. Predictably, losing weight continues to be the top goal for 2015. Money-related resolutions, however, rank among the favorites.
According to the Benign Violation Theory, humor has its roots in potentially negative experiences (i.e., violations) that are made to seem okay in some way (i.e., benign). That makes joke telling risky because you can fail by being too benign or by creating too much of a violation.
Ironically, both psychopaths and Tibetan monks detect deep emotions that are invisible to others. Psychopaths are much better at recognizing "those telltale signs in the gait of traumatized assault victims," notes The Wisdom of Psychopaths author, Kevin Dutton.
There are two Hebrew words that we say many, many times over these High Holy Days. Those two Hebrew words are, of course, shanah tovah. And yet we almost always mistranslate them.
“Alcoholics Anonymous got it right,” he added. “Why is it no drinking at all? Why can’t the rule be ‘not more than half a
Dan Ariely's latest book applies his experimental approach to how we "lie to everyone -- especially ourselves." He asks us to remember our fallibility and irrationality, so that we might protect ourselves against our tendency to fool ourselves.
Dan Ariely, professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, says no. Despite
Hill said he was slightly concerned with the report itself, and that its tone was a product of a committee comprised of experts
The adult industry has been a long time proponent of our right to Free Speech, and from the days of Naked Lunch, to the more recent battle over required condom use, Americans have been trying to define what is pornographically acceptable for years.
To improve U.S. education, it's time to treat teachers as professionals "Teachers should be regarded as and behave like professionals