psychology

A New Study Says Being Angry Really Does Make You Think You’re Smarter Than Everyone

All of us have lost our temper at some point in our lives. Anger is a key part of human emotion, and it actually has some benefits as a communication tool, as well as a motivator. But not-so-cool aspect of being angry has recently been figured out —…
By JR Thorpe

Are You A "Clock-Timer" Or An 'Event-Timer"? A New Study Shows Why It Matters

Turns out there are, indeed, two types of people: people who think about time in terms of, like, the time on the clock, and people who think about doing what they have to do as they feel they need to do it. And the way you think about time can…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

7 Expert Ways To Break Any Habit — That Actually WORK

Healthy habits play a important role in keeping your happiness afloat, and boosting productivity. From developing a morning and evening routine, to having a checklist at work, habits can improve your overall wellness. So, it may seem perplexing…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

The Science Behind Why You Want Another Tattoo Immediately After Getting A New One

People with tattoos will be familiar with that post-tattoo feeling: you're so keen on your new ink that you immediately begin to plot your next trip to the artist, even if you have no real ideas in mind. My own tattoo artist advises first-time…
By JR Thorpe

3 Subtle Ways To Improve Your Sense Of Empathy, According To Science

Few people would disagree that empathy is a good thing to have. But for some people, the ability to "feel" or share in the emotions of others, and understand them as if you were experiencing them yourself, doesn't come naturally. And while it's been…
By JR Thorpe

Your Brain Probably Made Up Your First Memory, A New Study Shows

My very first memory is from when I was three years old — a picture-perfect snapshot of the layout of my family's Disney World hotel room. My mother can corroborate this snapshot, which makes me part of the 61.4 percent of people whose first memory…
By James Loke Hale

This Simple Hack Can Help You Tell If Someone Might Be Lying To You

Everybody's told a white lie at least once. Lying is one of those behaviors that's given us an evolutionary advantage over millennia; we lie to maintain our relationships, help others, save ourselves from embarrassment and generally try to preserve…
By JR Thorpe

Science Says The Reason You Love Music Is Actually Super Wholesome

Ever wonder why driving home late at night as a newly-licensed teenager, radio blasting to its upper limits, felt better than whatever it was you were driving home from? The reason why we love music so much can feel too obvious to even enumerate; we…
By JR Thorpe

This New Study Proves Being A Narcissist Actually Comes With Some Benefits & WTF

Narcissists might be self-important attention seekers, but annoyingly, it turns out they are more likely to be successful. According to new research, narcissists may well have the personality traits that make you more likely to succeed, and are…
By Lara Williams

10 Surprising Ways Fear Affects Your Body

Fear and anxiety are close friends, and according to Mental Health UK, anxiety is actually a type of fear. While you might be familiar with some of the more common symptoms of fear, like rapid heartbeat, there are also some surprising physical…
By Brandi Neal

9 Personality Quizzes That Can Help Determine Your Biggest Strengths & Weaknesses

An online personality quiz is the one type of test that almost everyone loves to take. Because, let's face, who doesn't seek to understand themselves better? While you're likely familiar with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, there are myriad other…
By Brandi Neal

These Are The Myers-Briggs Test Questions That Reveal The Most About You

If you've ever taken the Myers Briggs Type Indicator test, you've likely wondered which questions are most important in determining your MBTI type. However, the Myers-Briggs assessment's most important questions aren't what you think they are. I've…
By Brandi Neal

6 Personality Traits Your Dog Can Inherit From You

Dogs, they're just like us. More accurately, you and your dog might share similar traits that your pup developed by being in your company, similar to how children learn to navigate the world by watching their parents. And, there are actually some…
By Brandi Neal

This Is The Best Nighttime Routine For Your Myers-Briggs Type

While lavender eye pillows and a favorite meditation track might be your ticket to a great night’s rest, we all experience a sleepless night from time to time. Whether you love to greet the early morning dawn each day, or prefer the late-night…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

If You're One Of These Myers-Briggs Types, You're Especially Empathetic

The Myers-Briggs personality test is currently blowing up the Internet. If you never had to sit through an entire high school psychology class on the test, it's an inventory that was pioneered by Isabel Myers and Katharine Briggs in 1944, based on…
By Crystal Duan

16 Ways People Are Drawn To You, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

The law of attraction is a pretty mysterious phenomenon. Part who you attract has to do with your personality type, which develops as a result of both environmental and genetic factors. And, there are even ways people are drawn to you based on your…
By Brandi Neal

Here’s Why The Myers-Briggs Test Is SO Popular

From the Enneagram, to StrengthsFinder, to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, personality assessments are pretty commonplace these days, and you might even be asked to take one at work. Ever wondered why? Just what is the Myers-Briggs test used for?…
By Brandi Neal

This Is The Job You'd Like The Most, Based On Your Enneagram

Picking a profession is not an easy task. In fact, it is for this singular reason people seek the guidance of career coaches or counselors. But not everyone has access to these resources (or time to see them). Luckily there are other ways to find…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath

This Is How You Show Your Creativity, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

If you've ever sat around wondering how to stretch the limits of self-improvement, consider examining your results on the Myers-Briggs personality test. The test inventory was pioneered by Isabel Myers and Katharine Briggs in 1944 and is based on…
By Crystal Duan

The New Organization Habit You Should Pick Up This Spring, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

The arrival of spring means out with the old and in with the new. After months of winter hibernation, it's time to open your windows, deep clean your home, and reset your brain. Wondering where to start? Here's the new organization habit you should…
By Brandi Neal