Monthly Archives: February, 2018

A Theory of Awkwardness with Melissa Dahl

by Scott Barry Kaufman, February 21, 2018

Melissa Dahl is a senior editor covering health and psychology for New York‘s The Cut. In 2014, she cofounded New York’s popular social science site, Science of Us. Her work has appeared in Elle, Parents, and TODAY.com. Her new book, Cringeworthy, is her first book. In our conversation, Melissa shares with us: How awkwardness comes […]

Shades of Pride with Jessica Tracy

by Scott Barry Kaufman, February 14, 2018

“What is it in the human psyche that allows us to achieve, create, discover, and invent in ways that no other species can?” This is a question Jessica Tracy explores in her book Take Pride: Why the Deadliest Sin Holds the Secret to Human Success. Tracy is a professor of psychology, an emotion researcher, and a social-personality psychologist at the […]

Stress Proof with Mithu Storoni

by Scott Barry Kaufman, February 7, 2018

Dr. Mithu Storoni is a Cambridge-educated physician, researcher and author, interested in chronic stress and its implications on mental well-being, decision-making, performance, and brain health.  In her latest book STRESS PROOF – the scientific solution to protect your brain and body and be more resilient every day, she takes cutting-edge research findings from over 500 published […]

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