How Fortnite Triggered an Unwinnable War Between Parents and Their Boys
By Betsy Morris
Dec. 21, 2018
Research on the impact of videogames:
- On one hand, it found videogames can boost visual acuity, processing speed and decision making.
- Studies also link gaming to poor behavior and lower school performance. A recent study of U.S. eighth and 10th-graders found that 30 or more hours a week of videogaming can be a risk factor for increased substance use.
Your Voice Says a Lot About You | Jackie Gartner-Schmidt, PhD | TEDxPittsburgh
The psychology of seduction
Jul 7, 2016
Psychiatrist Dr Raj Persaud argues much human distress arises out relationships. But we can all become more skilled in our relationships be they in the domains of friendship, romance, work or career. Deploying the psychological principles behind seduction, the author of a new book on dysfunctional love – ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head’ – explains how improving how seductive you are, will also lead to benefits across many other aspects of your life, beyond just romance.
Who are you, really? The puzzle of personality
Jul 19, 2016
What makes you, you? Psychologists like to talk about our traits, or defined characteristics that make us who we are. But Brian Little is more interested in moments when we transcend those traits — sometimes because our culture demands it of us, and sometimes because we demand it of ourselves. Join Little as he dissects the surprising differences between introverts and extroverts and explains why your personality may be more malleable than you think.
How to get rid of loneliness and become happy
Olivia is the creator and host of The Cambridge Talk Show, a weekly radio show focusing on lifestyle matters and mental health.
Nov 13, 2018
You don’t have to see the whole staircase. Just take the first step.