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Not Making Enough Money? Check Your Attitude

High levels of cynicism associated with lower income levels later in life, study says
May 28, 2015

Awe May Promote Altruistic Behavior

Sense of something greater than the self encourages cooperative behavior, study says
May 19, 2015

Bullying: What We Know Based On 40 Years of Research

APA journal examines science aimed at understanding causes, prevention
May 14, 2015

Depression Intensifies Anger in Veterans with PTSD

Diagnosis with one or both disorders should trigger anger-focused therapies, study says
May 13, 2015

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