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Can You Be Too Perfect?

Striving to be faultless can foster failure—or drive success—depending on the type of perfectionist you are

By Emily Laber-Warren

Why Music Moves Us

New research explains music's power over human emotions and its benefits to our mental and physical well-being

By Karen Schrock

Do Parents Matter?

A researcher argues that peers are much more important than parents, that psychologists underestimate the power of genetics, and that we have a lot to learn from Asian classrooms

By Jonah Lehrer


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