How to activate your brain's superpowers.
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The power of cultural practices and personal habits
Nick Hobson, Ph.D., Leandra McIntosh, and Maryam Marashi, Nick Hobson Ph.D.
Caught in the cycle of failure? Feeling stuck? Not to worry. According to the latest science, failure is the key to your success.
Stuck in a rut? Follow these 5 steps to find your state of flow and experience greater happiness.
When hitting goals, it sometimes helps to start over and hit the reset button. But fresh starts can also backfire and hurt our performance.
Knowing when someone is full of BS, and how to protect yourself from it.
Self-control used to be thought of as a finite resource. Now, new research says it may be all about your perspective.
What you regret and why has a lot to do with how you see yourself.
Feeling stressed? You might be adding to your anxiety by not planning your life properly. New science explains.
Have you ever had the uncomfortable experience of feeling short of breath during a state of anxiety? New research uncovers the mystery as it happens in the brain.
Does FOMO get you down? Knowing its psychological basis can help you better understand how to predicts its causes and effects.
Ever wondered why you "blank" during a test? Neural mechanisms help explain how stress impedes memory and learning functions.
Ever tried to "pin down" a narcissist? A new model attempts to reconcile conflicting views on the unique personality features of narcissism.
Psychopathic and narcissistic tendencies in hedge-fund managers are associated with poorer financial performance.
Millionaire wealth is predictive of happiness and life satisfaction, especially for the top earners. But what also matters is how that wealth is acquired.
Life is marked by a series of successes and failures. What do you do with them? New research says personal narratives are key to goal persistence and achievement.
Ever wondered how your brain is able to control those pesky negative thoughts that pop into your mind? Neuroscientists give new insight.
Reframing attention to help reduce anxiety and alter brain activity.
Fast paced organizations are skipping shared meal times for efficiency sake. It's a hit on work culture.
Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? These science-backed mindset shifts can help battle self-doubt.
Why do people think it's wrong to kneel during the anthem? The science of ritual investigates.
Rituals are a natural and powerful tool to help combat anxiety.
Group bias can impair your brain's learning function. Here's why your workplace should know this.
Feeling the pang of performance anxiety? It's okay, your brain can benefit from feeling negative emotion.
Need a performance brain boost? Create a simple ritual to help your brain deal with performance anxiety.
Nick Hobson, Ph.D. is a behavioral scientist and practitioner at the University of Toronto; Leandra McIntosh and Maryam Marashi are students at the University of Toronto.
Nick Hobson, Ph.D., is a research psychologist and lecturer at the University of Toronto.