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How to Ask for Help

Asking for help seems simple enough, but if you’ve ever needed a hand, you know how hard it can be. Clinical psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen explains why it’s so challenging and shows you how it’s done

May 21, 2014 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen

Extroversion Extends Benefits across Cultures

In a study covering five different countries, subjects reported feeling best on the days when they practiced what are considered extroverted actions. Christie Nicholson reports


May 14, 2014 — Christie Nicholson

Memories Can Be Edited

New advances in changing memories show the field could hold great promise for both therapy and theory of memory

May 13, 2014 — Fikri Birey

Eaters Assume Crunchy Foods Have Fewer Calories

Food’s texture in your mouth—also called “mouthfeel” or “oral haptics”—influences estimates of calorie counts. And people might eat more crunchy stuff assuming (often incorrectly) it has fewer calories than softer fare. Christie Nicholson reports


May 7, 2014 — Christie Nicholson