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Psychology | Psychology

Psychology | Psychology

7 clear signs you're overthinking your job

While we all overthink decisions from time to time, there’s a point where constant ruminating takes a negative toll on your mental wellbeing.

Psychology | Psychology

Worried about your forgetfulness? This Harvard-trained neuroscientist may put you at ease

A neuroscientist-turned-novelist explains how memory works, and how forgetting is a normal part of life.

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Why 'revenge bedtime procrastination" is linked to control at work

Bedtime procrastination is something overloaded workers all over the world are familiar with, even though they know it’s bad for them. But why exactly do we do it — and how can we stop?

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New psychology study provides insight into fundamental cognitive processes linked to dogmatism

Dogmatic individuals tend to form less accurate judgements thanks to a generic resistance to seeking out additional information, according to new research ...

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The pandemic is messing with our concept of time

If it feels like your brain is turning into mush, you're not alone. Experts say it all has to do with how the pandemic is affecting our cognitive health -- meaning, our ability to clearly think, learn and remember.

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Think You Lack Willpower? Here Is Another Possibility

On the surface, a lack of willpower might seem like a personal failing, but research suggests the truth is more complicated. In some situations, it may be the more logical choice.

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Neuroscience shows that our gut instincts about only children are right

Kids with no siblings get all their parents' attention, but are their brains different?

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The Science of Making Friends - WSJ

Starting in early adulthood, our number of friends starts to decrease steadily; there are ways to reverse the tide, writes Elizabeth Bernstein.

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A Stanford psychologist explains why spacing out and goofing off is so good for you - The Washington Post

We believe that the opposite of focus— daydreaming, goofing off, spacing out— is to be avoided. Worse yet, having problems focusing is seen as an obstacle to overcome and even as pathological. Self- help books and productivity bloggers strive to keep us on task with advice and hacks.