Author Jonathan Haidt discusses the theories of happiness and positivity in his book The Happiness Hypothesis
by Adrienne Rodney
We often equate happiness with health, success and a lot of good luck; without these things depression ensues. But Jonathan Haidt, social psychologist and professor at NYU-Stern School of Business says otherwise.
We interviewed Haidt about [...]
Learning to be a hero is more important than you might think.
Article by Brooke Allen, Interview by Adrienne Rodney and Brooke Allen.
Before we met Dr. Phillip Zimbardo [...]
Story by: Adrienne Rodney, Interview by: Brooke Allen
Robin Dunbar, British anthropologist and evolutionary psychologist at Oxford, says you can have at most 150 sensible, reciprocated relationships. This is known as the Dunbar Number, and it is discussed in his book, How Many Friends Does One Person Need?: Dunbar’s Number and [...]
Adrienne Rodney Interviews Shawn Achor, Author of The Happiness Advantage
Here are a few fallacies many of us believe: If only I had a job, then I’d be happy. Once I have all the material things I’ve been after, I won’t have time to be depressed. The grass is always greener.
Why is it that lazy people accuse people who are helping themselves of acting out of desperation?
I was waiting for the uptown #6 subway train in New York City when I overheard a conversation between two men in early middle-age; one standing and the other sitting.
The one sitting said “The market sucks; I [...]
A conversation between Brooke Allen (founder of NSoW) and Tom Heinzen who is a Professor of Psychology at William Paterson University in New Jersey, a practicing psychotherapist, and co-author of Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, Many Things to Tell You: Natural Poetry by People Living in Nursing Homes, and
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