Introspection::It Stops Here

The students were interviewed after the study and most appeared “genuinely flabbergasted” to learn that an experimenter swap had occurred, yet they still responded differently to the prostitution scenario compared to the control group. Proulx and Heine say these results are similar to other studies where people have been made to feel threatened before making […]

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UCLA Loneliness Scale

Take the loneliness test here: UCLA Loneliness Scale. UCLA Loneliness Scale Indicate how often each of the statements below is descriptive of you. Circle one letter for each statement: via UCLA Loneliness Scale. If I interpret this correctly I have low loneliness, but this is because I don’t feel lonely doing things alone (I love […]

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Advice::The Psychological Immune System | PsyBlog

In the same paper Gilbert and colleagues report studies on people getting dumped by their partners, told their personalities are deficient and academics failing to get tenure. The pattern repeats: people think it’s going to feel bad, but generally it’s not as bad as they expect, and people recover quicker than they predict. The merciful […]

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Praise::Misconceptions About the Battle in Seattle : The Primate Diaries

Dedicated to Tibak/Activist friends! Read the whole post! However, without the global focus that the protests provided, the delegates from the world's poorest countries would likely have continued to be ignored. Today many poor nations are stating that a similar process is being enacted in regards to climate change policies. The UN Climate Change Conference […]

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Advice::The Intrapreneur’s Ten Commandments

pointer from ben casnoscha . THE INTRAPRENEUR’S TEN COMMANDMENTS 1. Come to work each day willing to be fired. 2. Circumvent any orders aimed at stopping your dream. 3. Do any job needed to make your project work, regardless of your job description. 4. Find people to help you. 5. Follow your intuition about the […]

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