Archive | May, 2019

Wit

30 May

Karl Lagerfeld: Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. http://www.fineberghpsychotherapy.com

Work

26 May

Women workers rate their female bosses more highly than men do and tend to perform better for female bosses. (In brief. Women at work. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 49(1), p. 9) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

23 May

W. B. Yeats: We make out of the quarrel with others rhetoric, but of the quarrel with ourselves, poetry. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Cognition

19 May

Researchers looked at data from 4,5208 8 to 11 year old children. Those who had less than 2 hours per day of screen time, 9 to 11 hours of daily sleep, and at least one hour per day of physical activity had the best scores on cognitive tests. (In brief. Turn off the screens. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 50(1), p. 17) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Money

16 May

Data analyzed from over 3 million UK residents showed that agreeable people had less money and more debt than those with who aren’t as nice, perhaps because agreeable people care less about money. (In brief. Nice guys finish last. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 50(1), p. 12) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Discrimination

12 May

A meta-analysis of 91,000 teenage subjects showed that those who had experienced racial and ethnic discrimination experienced more depression, lower self esteem, lower academic motivation and achievement, and more sexual and substance acting out than those who had not. (In brief. Discrimination stress. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 50(1), p. 11) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Therapy

9 May

There is research that suggests that psychodynamic therapy sets in motion psychological processes that lead to ongoing change, even after therapy has ended. (Novotney, A. Not your great-grandfather’s psychoanalysis. Monitor on Psychology, 2017, 48(11), p. 44) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com