Fighting back emotion, Tony Dorsett, the former Dallas Cowboys running back, told ESPN last fall: Its painful, man, for my daughters to say theyre scared of meits painful.
Now that you’ve set your difficult, specific, and attainable resolutions for 2014, should you tell people about your plans? Before you update your Facebook status proclaiming your intention to lose 15 pounds, run a marathon, or publish 20 papers, you should think about your reasons for broadcasting your plans to the world.
As we approach the beginning of a new year, many people will be heading into 2014 with a long list of resolutions that they intend to tackle.
The November/December Scientific American Mind is a tribute to the seven deadly sins. Not that gluttony, envy, greed, sloth, wrath, lust and pride are necessarily laudable traits, but we can learn a lot from them.
Once accused of being absent-minded, the founder of American Psychology, William James, quipped that he was really just present-minded to his own thoughts.
When Lady Gaga tells us in her latest hit single that everything she does is “for the applause,” is that a message that we should be celebrating?
Today’s guest post is written by David Maxfield,the three-timeNew York Times bestselling author ofInfluencer, Change Anything, andCrucial Accountability.
My final guest post at the BPS Research Digest went up on Friday, covering recent work by psychologists Crystal Hoyt, Jeni Burnette, and Lisa Auster-Gussman on the motivational implications of formally classifying obesity as a “disease,” as the American Medical Association did in July 2013.
The term "character" has numerous and widely varied meanings. It defines each of these letters and symbols I am typing. It can be used to refer to features of wines, and it captures fictional folks in movies in books.
It’s the 3rd day of 2014. Have you gotten started on your resolutions yet? We’ve already discussed how to set good resolutions, and why telling Facebook about them might not be wise (unless you are thinking of this act in a very specific kind of way).