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Group therapy with biased America: The psychology behind racial prejudice

It’s disingenuous to celebrate diversity in America without also confronting racism. Individual factors like personality, in-group bias, insecurity, and fear can fuel racial prejudice. But racism is about more than psychology; it’s about society. To achieve equality, people need to tackle structural racism as well as personal prejudice.  Diversity can…

Destructive vs. constructive criticism: Learn to tell the difference and offer more positive feedback

Criticism comes in two forms: destructive and constructive. Both types of feedback point out our mistakes, flaws, or potential improvements.  But while constructive criticism uplifts, offers suggestions, and even provides possible solutions, destructive criticism is cutting, derogatory, and sometimes even mocks our failures.  Like it or not, we’re bound to…

Biohacking and neurohacking: Is the human body due for an upgrade?

Biohackers and neurohackers are tech-inspired problem-solvers who want to find DIY ways to “upgrade” their biology and cognitive abilities.  Biohacks run the gamut from the socially acceptable (exercise, coffee) to the extreme (hyperbaric chambers, microchips embedded under the skin). The concept of biohacking can make us explore what we value…

Signs of an introverted narcissist: How to spot their subtle tactics of manipulation

Narcissists are often assumed to be braggadocious, extroverted individuals that are always the center of attention.  Introverted narcissists use what’s known as covert psychological behaviors that can mask their true intentions. Because of this, their manipulation tactics can be harder to spot.  Some of the signs of an introverted narcissist…

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