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Posts published in January 2021

Using Psychology Principles to Keep Those New Years Resolutions Going!

We are two weeks into the new year! Are your resolutions feeling a little…flat? Here’s how to keep them going, psychology style! New podcast from APA: https://www.apa.org/research/action/speaking-of-psychology/behavioral-habits Source: macmillan psych community

Can Money Buy MORE Happiness?

It used to be that money only made us happier up to a certain point. New research shows that this relationship is changing and getting stronger over time. Why is this happening? http://ow.ly/Hgyt50D2QjZ Source: macmillan psych community

Learning how to learn assignment

Learning how to learn assignment My father used to get so frustrated with one of my brothers. My father would say, with great exasperation, “I talk to you until I’m blue in the face…” Even though my father’s “talk” was—apparently—not…

Check cashing stores, convenience stores, banks: Schemas at work

I haven’t given much thought to how check cashing stores and payday lending stores are designed, probably because I have not had occasion to go in one. I’m reading the book The 99% Invisible City, a collection of essays based…