Posts tagged psychology

How a book, booze, and a guilty hangover brought an admittedly non-athletic man to the starting line, and what happened next.
"The Iron in Man" by Graham T. Beck
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How a book, booze, and a guilty hangover brought an admittedly non-athletic man to the starting line, and what happened next.

"The Iron in Man" by Graham T. Beck

6themorningnews.org, Graham T. Beck, Ironman Triathlon, biking, swimming, running, sports, psychology, personal essays, features,

Asterisks can connote emphasis, doubt, or a measure of prudery. They can also supply the sort of sex that saves lives.

"Sexual Habits of the Asterisk" by Emily Meg Weinstein

6themorningnews.org, Emily Meg Weinstein, asterisks, love, sex, psychology, California, dating, longreads, personal essays, features,

The instinct to applaud boot-strapping and the comeback kid is as American as apple pie. So why does schadenfreude make us feel so good?
"Glad I’m Not You" by Christine Grimaldi
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The instinct to applaud boot-strapping and the comeback kid is as American as apple pie. So why does schadenfreude make us feel so good?

"Glad I’m Not You" by Christine Grimaldi

6themorningnews.org, Christine Grimaldi, America, baseball, sports, celebrities, psychology, health, features,

After a death in the family, a precious musical instrument must be transported a thousand-plus miles. Should it break, a lot more is at stake than just music.

"The Cello Courier" by Ellis Avery

6themorningnews.org, Ellis Avery, music, family, death, moving, psychology, things, features,

How psychology, gender roles, and design explain the distinctive way we behave in the world’s stalls

The Private Lives of Public Bathrooms

6themorningnews.org, theatlantic.com, public bathrooms, design, health, gender, psychology, number 1, number 2, headlines,

Living with your parents, single and with no clear career. Is this a failure to grow up or a whole new stage of life?

Growing-ups

6themorningnews.org, aeon.co, Millennials, family, life, children, adults, psychology, society, headlines,

Scientists have known about childhood amnesia for more than a century. But it’s only in the past decade that they have begun to figure out when childhood memories start to fade, which early memories are most likely to survive, and how we create a complete autobiography without direct memories of our earliest years.

The Forgotten Childhood: Why Early Memories Fade

6themorningnews.org, npr.org, childhood, memory, childhood amnesia, psychology, science, headlines,

Good books are frequently credited with being worth reading twice. But when was the last time anyone had time for that?

"Read It Again, Dad" by Clay Risen

6themorningnews.org, Clay Risen, books, children, family, lit, parenting, psychology, reading, features,

A gentleman in 1720 could read Greek while mounting a running horse. Today’s gentleman reads GQ in the bathroom. From rapists to stylists, a history of the American gentleman.

"Gentlemen, Formerly" by Ben Shattuck

6themorningnews.org, Ben Shattuck, America, crime, history, longreads, men's fashion, money, profiles, psychology, features,

Across generations, when children can’t find their comfort objects—usually soft toys like blankets or favorite stuffed animals—all hell breaks loose.

"No Blanket Left Behind" by Sean Tabb

6themorningnews.org, Sean Tabb, children, fighting, growing up, parenting, psychology, travel, features,

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