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Relationships

20 Mar

People judge competence in others within milliseconds, based partly on the quality of their clothes. People wearing “rich” clothes are seen as more competent than those wearing “poor” clothes. (In brief. Clothes make the man. Monitor on Psychology, 2020, 5(2), p. 16) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

13 Mar

Wisdom

13 Mar

Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Advice is like snow–the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon. and the deeper it sinks into the mind. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Self-evaluation

3 Mar

Researchers found that people who score high on humility recognize their own merits and accomplishments but do not see their assets as entitling them to special treatment. ( In Brief. Modest assumptions. Monitor on Psychology, 2020, 51(2), pp.17-18) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Relationships

20 Feb

Relationships

20 Feb

Studies have shown there to be benefits from forced extroversion exhibited by talkativeness, assertiveness, and spontaneity. The benefits relate to increased feelings of well-being. (In brief. Fake it till you make it. Monitor on Psychology, 2020, 51(2), p. 17) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Emotion and Politics

29 Jan

A study in the journal Emotion suggested that people lower in emotional understanding and management are more likely to score higher on right-wing authoritarianism.( In brief. Emotional intelligence and politics. Monitor on Psychology, 2020, 51(2), p. 14) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

23 Jan

Poet Rainer Maria Rilke: Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Parenting

16 Jan

A recent study suggested that children lied to by their parents lie more as adults and have more psychological and social problems. (In brief. How lying harms kids. Monitor on Psychology, 2020, 51(2), pp. 13-14) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Good Wishes

1 Jan