Archive | October, 2019


27 Oct

A study has shown that it is possible to identify aspects of Facebook users’ personalities, such as extroversion and openness to experience, and then to design ads effectively to appeal to those traits.(In brief. Tailoring ads to personalities. American Psychologist, 2018, 49(4), p. 17)


20 Oct

Across four experiments, younger adults were more superstitious than older adults. (In brief. Very superstitious. American Psychologist,2018,49(4), p. 15)


17 Oct

Today’s college students are more perfectionistic than past generations. (In brief. The desire to be perfect. American Psychologist, 49(4), 2018, p. 14)


13 Oct

Maya Angelou:You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.


7 Oct

Author Edward F. Benson: How desperately difficult it is to be honest with oneself. It is much easier to be honest with other people.