Archive | February, 2020


28 Feb

President Calvin Coolidge: It is a great advantage to a president, and a major source of safety to the country, for him to know that he is not a great man.


23 Feb

Edith Warton: If you make up your mind not to be happy, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t have a fairly good time.


21 Feb

Those people who detach from their jobs after work and relax have better sleep than those who don’t. (In brief. Counterbalancing work stress. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 49(8), p. 13)


16 Feb

Jim Lehrer: It is fairly east to produce heat, but very tough to produce light.


13 Feb

There is evidence that autism is passed through the maternal line through coding DNA and also through the paternal line through noncoding DNA, which impacts the coding DNA. In brief. Autism genetics. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 49(8), p. 12)

Wit and Wisdom

9 Feb

Georg W. F. Hegel: We learn from history that we do not learn from history.

Childhood Trauma

6 Feb

Greater adversity occurring in childhood and teen years is associated with greater pain in adulthood, mostly in the form of sleep disturbances and negative mood. (In brief. Childhood trauma, adult pain. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 49(8), p. 12)


2 Feb

In a survey of almost 300 Americans, including evidence also from their peers, it could be seen that those who had lived abroad had a clearer sense of self than those who hadn’t. (In brief, Finding yourself,far from home. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 49(7), P. 17)