Archive | September, 2019


29 Sep

Those whose personalities fit their jobs earn more than those with jobs that are poorer fits. (In brief. An ideal career. American Psychologist,2018,49(4), p. 14)


26 Sep

Those who score higher on extroversion and lower on neuroticism sleep better. (In brief. American Psychologist, 2018, 49(4), 12-13)


22 Sep

People who were more concerned about the effects of climate change on plants, animals,and nature were more likely to have depressive symptoms than those concerned with the effects on their health and future generations. (In brief. Climate anxiety. American Psychologist, 2018, 49(4), p. 12)


19 Sep

People who have more money have more self-focused happiness, like contentment, pride, and amusement, while people with lower incomes have more happy feelings focused on others, like compassion and love. (In brief. Money buys(some) happiness. American Psychologist, 2018, 49(4), p. 12)


15 Sep

Most people would prefer not to be informed of information that goes against what they really want to do. (In brief. I don’t want to know. American Psychologist, 2018, 49(4), p.11)

About Work

12 Sep

Taking breaks from work improves mood, overall well-being, and efficiency. In general, the most revitalizing breaks are with activities that are different from the work tasks. (Weir, K. Give me a break. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 50(1), 10)


9 Sep

Philosopher George Santayana: People never believe in volcanoes, until the lave overtakes them.


5 Sep

Dolly Parton: The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.


1 Sep

The developing use of brain imaging techniques to predict which pharmacotherapies and which psychotherapies will benefit particular patients with psychological problems is promising. (Gabrieli, J. A look within. Scientific American, 2018, March, 52-59)