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New Research Ties Female Leadership to Increased Profits
You can make all kinds of emotional arguments about the need to increase women in business leadership . I just came across the most compelling logical argument. It s a new, large global study that shows a strong link between the presence of women in corporate leadership positions and positive firm performance.
Psychology Today - Mon. Feb 29
5 Ways to Quit Replaying Painful Memories
While self-reflection is helpful, rumination is harmful. Dwelling on your problems, magnifying your misfortune, and hosting your own pity party only increases your distress. Perhaps you re-play a conversation you had with your boss over and over in your head. Each time you envision your discussion, you beat yourself up for something you said. Playing the same scene over and over again increases your fear that you said the wrong thing. Or maybe you can t st ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Feb 29
Does Leap Day Spark Romance?
The last time it was February 29th was, of course, four years ago, and I received this email from my 101-year-old friend. Apropos of absolutely nothing, wrote Dr. Howard W. Jones , Jr., Leap Year today, 2012 happens to be the 80th anniversary of the Leap Day presentation of Harvey Cushing in Hurd Hall at Hopkins when I re-met Georgeanna prior to her entry to medical school. Dr. Jones died this summer. He was 104 years old. For years, he told that Leap Day ...
Psychology Today - Sun. Feb 28
Children Will Listen
It s difficult to know we ve covered all the bases as parents. After all, we don t really know which of our basic needs our parents might have skimped on or entirely missed bringing us to adulthood. Unless we academically study parenting before we take on our roles as moms or dads, we are fairly clueless whether we are providing all the support we should to our offspring. And who does that In a fortunate twist of fate, I had parents who were a study in goo ...
Psychology Today - Sun. Feb 28
Why Are Presidential Debates Like NASCAR Races?
I tried to watch the Daytona 500 last weekend . It s a big deal to a lot of people. Evidently it s the Super Bowl of NASCAR racing, which is second only to the National Football League Go Cowboys in TV ratings among professional sports organizations. I get the fascination with the cool technology they use in race cars, but I ve yet to gain an appreciation for cars going around in circles over and over and over And, quite frankly, I d been starting to feel ...
Psychology Today - Sun. Feb 28
Mastering the Art of Ignoring Makes People More Efficient
People searching for something can find it faster if they know what to look for. But new research suggests knowing what not to look for can be just as helpful. Although previous studies concluded that attempting to ignore irrelevant information slows people down, Johns Hopkins University researchers found that when people are given time to learn what s possible to ignore, they re able to search faster and more efficiently. The results , which offer new ins ...
Psychological Science - Sun. Feb 28
New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
Read about the latest research published in Clinical Psychological Science Positive Affectivity Is Dampened in Youths With Histories of Major Depression and Their Never-Depressed Adolescent Siblings Maria Kovacs, Lauren M. Bylsma, Ilya Yaroslavsky, Jonathan Rottenberg, Charles J. George, Enik Kiss, Kitti Halas, Istv n Ben k, Ildiko Baji, gnes Vetr , and Krisztina Kapornai Depressed individuals often display a reduced ability to experience pleasure and joy, ...
Psychological Science - Sun. Feb 28
Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage Linked to Self-Interest
Why do opponents of same-sex marriage really oppose it A study published in Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science , concludes that many people believe gay men and women are more sexually promiscuous than heterosexuals, which they may fear could threaten their own marriages and their way of life. Many people who oppose same-sex marriage are uncomfortable with casual sex and feel threatened by sexual promiscuity, said ...
Psychological Science - Sun. Feb 28
Raising Compassionate Kids
Want to reduce stress and find inner peace Want to zen out on all the bad stuff Who doesn t And who doesn t want the same for their over-programmed, stimulation-saturated kids Since the 1990s, mindfulness has been touted as the answer to modern woes. Mindfulness and its sister virtue, compassion, promise to turn off the toxic chatter inside our heads and bliss out our tensed up bodies. Mindful parenting , mindful teaching, meditation , and mindfulness trai ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Feb 26
Lively Debates Regarding Consciousness and the Brain
This is the second of a three-part series of blogs concerning a lively, open-peer discussion involving over 30 leading scientists concerning consciousness and the brain.
Psychology Today - Fri. Feb 26
For Transgender Kids, Support Is Key to Emotional Well-Being
Transgender children who feel supported seem to have no greater risk of depression and anxiety than other kids do, a new study suggests. Experts said the findings are welcome news -- especially in light of past studies finding high rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts among transgender children and adults. These latest results suggest that when transgender kids feel supported in their social transition, their mental well-being is on par with ...
Healthday - Fri. Feb 26
Cyberbullying, Violence Linked to PTSD in Teens
Half the teens seen in a U.S. hospital emergency rooms reported being victims of violence or cyberbullying, and a quarter reported symptoms akin to post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD , a new study says. Researchers at Hasbro Children s Hospital in Providence, R.I., looked at more than 350 teens treated for any reason in the hospital s ER. They found that 46.5 percent reported violence at the hands of other teens, nearly 47 percent said they had been targe ...
Healthday - Fri. Feb 26
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