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- “The most striking correlate of insight is the sense of humor” Allport (1937, p. 222) – Jonathan Gerber (The personality sentences)
- Yes, your research is very noble. No, that’s not a reason to flout copyright law. – Tal Yarkoni ()
- Guest Post by Shira Gabriel: Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls – Simine Vazire (sometimes i'm wrong)
- results blind vs. results bling* – Simine Vazire (sometimes i'm wrong)
- Marriages are very valuable as psychological symbioses so long as the partners do not attempt a mutual “psychological” understanding. Jung (1923) – Jonathan Gerber (The personality sentences)
- The difference in ability to “size up” individuals … is very striking. – Allport (1937, p. 508) – Jonathan Gerber (The personality sentences)
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Category Archives: Secrets of Longevity
Does not every teenager already know you should comb your hair and look for a kind, suitable partner? What kind of dumb advice is this?
Have you seen the lame pictures? Are the stresses of the presidency aging and weakening President Obama? Now that he is 50, what are his chances for a long life?
Does science add to what we know from philosophy and religion about the good life?
When choosing a career, finding the “perfect match” to your personality does not necessarily put you on a path toward thriving and long life. It was quite surprising to us what mattered more. The results were good news for career seekers.
What does your health and happiness have to do with your money? It is not so much what we are hearing about expert decision-making, or about status and stress. read more
We have all heard the cliché: Laughter is the best medicine. So are comedians the longest-lived among us? Do people whose business is humor and laughter thrive and stay healthy? Should we seek a jolly good time in order to avoid cancer, heart disease, and diabetes?
This week, I and my co-researcher Dr. Leslie Martin were featured on The Martha Stewart Show. We were invited to appear with Martha and her studio audience to discuss our just-published book, The Longevity Project, which has been attracting quite a bit of media buzz. That got me thinking about teaching psychology (and promoting health) through popular TV shows.