By Emma Young. People’s political beliefs influence how they perceive users of un-PC language.
People saw their authenticity as having increased through time, and expected it to progress further in the future. By Christian Jarrett
By Christian Jarrett. It’s possible that a less intense, more supportive “act extraverted” intervention could benefit introverts too.
Researchers say “relational authenticity” comes from being with someone who brings out your ideal self. By Christian Jarrett
By Tomasz Witkowski. Insecure narcissists particularly likely to be cultural omnivores, study finds
You might think that being true to yourself means ignoring social pressure and finding your own path. But one of…
By Christian Jarrett. With “conscientiousness and willpower” it is possible to become more self-actualised.
It is mind-wandering about our secrets that most seems to take a toll, rather than the job of concealing them. By Alex Fradera
A lot has been written about the downward spiral of loneliness. People who crave more social contact often develop behaviours…
Researchers have looked beyond the idea of meditation as a no-frills form of brain training Psychological research into meditation has…