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Another Psychological Study Fails the Reproducibility Test

The field of psychology is currently in the midst of a kind of civil war, with one side claiming a widespread reproducibility crisis, and the other just as loudly proclaiming that concerns are greatly exaggerated. There’s certainly evidence for the former. Last year, a University of Virginia initiative called the Reproducibility Project repeated 100 experiments […]

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Assertiveness Is Controlling Your Actions, Aggressiveness is Controlling Others

Have you ever wanted to be more assertive and get what you want, but are worried that you’ll end up becoming a jerk? Here’s a simple guide to tell the difference: if you’re only controlling your own actions, you’re being assertive. If you’re trying to control someone else, you’re becoming aggressive. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Limit How Much Information You Have to Process to Avoid “Mental Fog”

There’s no denying that the information age has been beneficial, making it easy to learn about nearly any topic quickly. However, that information overload comes at a cognitive cost. If you force yourself to process to much information, you can slip into what’s known as a “mental fog.” Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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ReachOut Is a Social Support Network for People With Mental and Chronic Illnesses

iOS/Android: If you have a health condition that you can’t really talk to friends and family about, ReachOut is an app that provides a social support network to help you cope. It aims to turn those well-meaning but hollow “Are you okay?” questions into “I’m here for you. I understand.” Read more… Continue Reading from […]

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