Does your child benefit from a time-out or other method of discipline?
Parents need to use different approaches to shape behaviour depending on the child's personality type.
Research can help explain why we get more chilled out as we age.
Are you neurotic? This may be due to a thick cerebral cortex
Burnout is a growing problem for the modern workplace. It has an impact on organisational costs, as well as employee health and well-being.
Because everyone is different, psychologists have long debated how to characterise personality.
Both genetic and environmental factors determine someone's personality. Genes account for between 30-50% of the determination and unique environmental experiences making up the rest.
Melancholic or moved?
People who are compassionate may be 'rewarded' by experiencing pleasure from sad music.
A team of music psychologists have come up with a new way of classifying music that streaming platforms such as Spotify may find very useful.
Some people are more prone to become glued to their phones than others.
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Are you moody? Prone to distraction? Cellphones may act as a high-tech pacifier.
Many can identify with the phenomenon of feeling a thrill – followed by a chill – when listening to a particularly moving piece of music.
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When seeing or hearing something poignant, many get the chills. But about one-third of the population doesn't feel this sensation.
Who is more sensitive to email errors?
Writing errors often appear in text messages, emails and other types of informal electronic communication. These errors matter when a short email is the only basis for judgment.