Tag: psychology

Why some people find exercise harder than others | Emily Balcetis

Vision is the most important and prioritized sense that we have. We are constantly looking at the world around us, and quickly we identify and make sense of what it is that we see. Let’s just start with an example of that very fact. I’m going to show you a photograph of a person, just […]

The Thinking Ape: The Enigma of Human Consciousness

Welcome and it is wonderful to see such a terrific turnout here. A Huge thank you to the Nour Foundation and The New York Academy of Sciences for making this event possible. I have to say it is a great pleasure to be here because we have a terrific panel and we have some fascinating […]

Why you shouldn’t trust successful people’s advice

Have you seen these type of articles before? Things like, “12 Things Successful People Do Differently”. Or, “13 Tips From The World’s Most Successful People” The logic is: if it helped them get success, it should at least be somewhat helpful to you, right? Yet, this type of logic is fundamentally flawed And could very […]

4 Behaviors That Push People Away

Inner Health Sanctum… 4 Behaviors That Push People Away We all manifest one or more behaviors that push people away at least once, if not more, in life. It’s human nature and nothing anyone has to be ashamed about. The mere recognition that you’ve possessed one or more of these traits is a good step […]

15 Ways Intelligent People Deal With Difficult and Toxic People

Brainy Dose Presents: 15 Ways Intelligent People Deal With Difficult And Toxic People Toxic people always seem to cause unnecessary drama. They’re often the driving force behind a conflict, they drive down morale in the workplace, and they negatively impact the emotional well-being of those who have to deal with them. Some are blissfully unaware […]

Why Are People So Passive-Aggressive?

Have you ever had a friend who casually made a hurtful comment and joked about not being serious? Or a co-worker who replied to your sincere apology with, “Fine. Whatever…”? In these kinds of scenarios, people express resentment or aggression – but in a passive way. So why are people so passive-aggressive? This is a […]

Why humans are so bad at thinking about climate change

“We are hurtling toward the day when climate change could be irreversible.” “Rising sea levels already altering this nation’s coast.” “China’s capital is choking in its worst pollution of the year.” “5% of species will become extinct.” “Sea levels rising, glaciers melting.” Okay. Enough. I get it. It’s not like I don’t care about polar […]