Archive | May, 2019


30 May

Karl Lagerfeld: Sweatpants are a sign of defeat.


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)


23 May

W. B. Yeats: We make out of the quarrel with others rhetoric, but of the quarrel with ourselves, poetry.


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)


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)


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)


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)


5 May

Current research “has led to a growing body of evidence that psychodynamic therapy is as effective as and sometimes more beneficial than – CBT and other therapies”. Novotney, A, Not your great-grandfather’s psychoanalysis. Monitor on Psychology, 2017, 48(1), p. 43)


2 May

Albert Einstein: The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.