The Power of Nudges: Insights on How to Influence Human Behavior

A “nudge” is any small change in how a choice is presented that can influence human behavior in a measurable and predictable way. Nudges are a growing interest in psychology. They focus on how we can change people’s behaviors without … Continue reading

Sports Psychology: 4 Tools Athletes Use to Achieve Peak Performance

To achieve excellence in any sport or athletic competition, it’s important to focus on your mind just as much as your body. A healthy mind is what drives good practice, preparation, and focus before you enter a game. Ask any … Continue reading

7 Ideas in Psychology That Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress

Over the course of human history our collective knowledge is continuously changing shape and growing. We know more today than we did 100 years ago, and we knew more 100 years ago than we did 1,000 years ago. From generation … Continue reading

Rewriting the Story of Your Life: A Process of Self-Exploration Through Writing

When we look back on our lives, we often aren’t watching a perfect recording of what has happened to us. Instead, our brains are creating a story. Certain memories immediately stand out to us more than others, then our brains … Continue reading

Reconnecting With Your Body After Trauma

Our emotional experiences often have a physical component to them. When we’re nervous, we may feel a churning in our stomachs. When we’re disappointed, we may feel our hearts sink. And when we’re embarrassed, we may feel our faces flush. … Continue reading