Archives for Personality - Page 4

Children and Teens

Learning from Resilient Kids

In 1955, researchers Emmy Werner (University of California, Davis) and Ruth Smith (licensed psychologist, Kauai) began a longitudinal study that followed all of the children born on the island...
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Anger

I Love You. Now Change.

She married him because he was hardworking. She was considering divorce because he turned out to be a workaholic who was barely ever home. She loved his smile and...
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General

Women Who Love Psychopaths

This book has many reasons to recommend it. Two are most powerful. First, its postulation through neuroscientific indications that the psychopath’s brain is genetically different from his fellows and...
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Abuse

How a Bully Is Made

The short- and long-term harm done to bullying victims has received much attention lately. The complex web of factors which go into creating bullies are less often discussed. Every...
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General

Tiger Mother: Son of a Bitch

It is hard to summarize and review Tiger Mother: Son of a Bitch without an undercurrent of disgust, even when trying to temper it with pity.  Derrick Lin’s self-published...
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Abuse

The Way of the Comedian

This article has been excerpted from Humor’s Hidden Power: Weapon, Shield and Psychological Salve by Nichole Force, According to a tale in the Talmud, the prophet Elijah said...
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General

What Makes Us Happy?

If I were to ask you what makes you happy, you would probably have no problem providing me with at least a few answers — a new car, less...
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