Laughter really IS the best medicine
Feb21

Laughter really IS the best medicine

Sometimes science really comes up with a way of proving something we felt was right all along. In this case researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have confirmed what the editors at Readers Digest have claimed for years – that ‘laughter really is the best medicine.

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Does the Birth Order in Your Family Influence Your Personality ?
Jan31

Does the Birth Order in Your Family Influence Your Personality ?

If you have siblings then you’ll be well aware of the pleasure and pain of growing up with both rivals and playmates. But does your order of birth affect your personality ? In this article we look at how birth order may shape your personality, behaviour and outlook on life.

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Does subliminal advertising work?
Jan28

Does subliminal advertising work?

There is something rather disturbing about the idea that our actions could be influenced by ideas slipped into our unconscious mind. So does subliminal advertising work?

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What every body is saying  … when bodies start talking
Jul09

What every body is saying … when bodies start talking

Whether you like it or not your body leaks information about you. Every day in every interaction your body posture and movements are transmitting information about your inner thoughts and feelings without you knowing it .. this is “body language”. The trick is can you consciously control it or even read other peoples ?

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What are Emotions for ?
Mar19

What are Emotions for ?

Emotions are very curious thing. Happiness, sadness, rage. What possible use could they be ?

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Can Money Bring You Happiness ?
Feb19

Can Money Bring You Happiness ?

The age old question … Can money buy you happiness ? Psychologists think that they have a handle on it.

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Does your handwriting say something about your personality ?
Aug24

Does your handwriting say something about your personality ?

Graphologists claim that individuals who share certain personality traits write in a similar fashion … Is this science or science fiction ?

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Emotional Intelligence
Jul24

Emotional Intelligence

There’s a new kid in town. There’s a new intelligence that psychologists are calling “Emotional Intelligence” … colloquially we might call it “street smarts”

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How does language influence the way we think ?
Jan06

How does language influence the way we think ?

Does our language influence the way we think and perceive the world around us? Psychologists think it does.

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Is free will an illusion ?
Nov08

Is free will an illusion ?

What would you say if scientists could show that brain activity to press a button occurred 7 seconds before you consciously made the decision to even do so ?

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