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Simon Moesgaard
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Psychologist & blogger.
Psychologist & blogger.

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A large-scale study by Hudson and Fraley (2016), published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science, finds that almost all people between the ages of 18 to 70 want to change aspects of their personality.

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What should you look for when buying a gift? This article tries to answer that question. A new paper, based on a survey of existing research, suggests that some gifts are great to give but not to receive. Scroll down and learn more from the infographic.

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Study: Your Generousity Creates More Generousity and Empathy in Others

Human beings are social beings. The tendency to behave, talk and walk like others is what we refer to as conformity, which has been documented in various studies.

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The Intuitive and Analytical Thinking Style: Which One is Yours?

The human brain is sophisticated. It separates us from all other animals. It allows us to have abstract ideas and to solve complex problems. We are rational social beings, or are we?

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Four independent sets of studies show that there is a link between analytical thinking and religious disbelief. The results of the studies are described briefly in this post.

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The fact that anger can have adverse effects on behavior is evident. When people get angry, they behave in ways that they normally would not do. So, anger seems to impair or even block rational thinking.

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A new study of over 12,000 participants by Kushlev, Dunn and Lucas (2015) shows that higher income is associated with less daily sadness but not more daily happiness.

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...when we try to achieve a good life and fail, it’s a question of embracing that failure, and reassuring yourself that you’re living intentionally and with purpose.
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