Monthly Archives: October, 2019

[Rerun] Todd Kashdan on Dancing with the Dark Side of Your Personality

by Scott Barry Kaufman, October 10, 2019

Psychologist Dr. Todd Kashdan shares some unconventional research on how we can harness “negative” psychological characteristics to live whole, successful and fulfilling lives. Topics include the dark triad, emotional experimentation, mindfulness, education, evolution and what it means to live well. In this episode you will hear about: How feelings like anxiety, jealousy and selfishness can […]

[Rerun] Angela Duckworth on Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

by Scott Barry Kaufman, October 3, 2019

Angela Duckworth researches self-control and grit, which is defined as passion and perseverance for long term goals. Her research has demonstrated that there are factors that can be more predictive of success than IQ. In this episode we cover some of her findings on grit, including academic and popular misconceptions of this work. We also discuss […]

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