14 Nov

Author Terry Pratchett: In ancient times cats were worshiped as gods; they have not forgotten this.


11 Nov

Humorist Evan Esar: A signature always reveals a man’s character–and sometimes even his name.


4 Nov

Along with insecure attachment to people can come increased attachment to things because they are dependably there and under our control. (Russo, F. Our Stuff, ourselves. Scientific American, 2018, May, 66-71)


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.