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Welcome to the August, 2017 Beautiful Minds Newsletter! Here’s some updates on creativity, well-being, and the mind from July. Enjoy!
Aging Meaningfully with Christina Pierpaoli
Awakening Compassion in the Workplace with Jane Dutton and Monica Worline
Strengths-Based Parenting with Lea Waters
The Latest Science of Attachment with R. Chris Fraley
How a Special Education Student Became an Ivy League Professor (with Michael Gervais)
Physiological correlates and emotional specificity of human piloerection
Being present: Focusing on the present predicts improvements in life satisfaction but not happiness
If, why, and when subjective well-being influences health, and future needed research
Is there a “Flynn effect” for personality?
School Are Missing What Matters About Learning– Curiosity!
How Can We Cultivate Grit and Imagination in the Classroom?
The emotions that make us more creative
Is tranquility right for everyone?
The comedy imagination retreat examines human creativity through a comedic lens
Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health
What a ‘Transcendent Experience’ Really Means
Podcasts we’re listening to right now
Mental illness is common, but long-lasting mental illness is rare
This new species of AI wants to be “super intelligent” when she grows up
7 secrets that will make you build good habits
Your brain treats a blink like a tiny nap
Penn interactive map shows community traits built from more than 37 billion tweets
The extraordinary reason exceptional people avoid mediocre friends
A new study tries to unpick what makes people happy and sad
Burnout at work isn’t just about exhaustion. It’s also about loneliness