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Chewing gum may make you smarter.

From gossiping to biting your nails, these 10 ‘bad’ habits could be signs you’re smarter than you think

If you're guilty of any of these supposedly bad habits, you could be smarter and more successful than you know.

Whether you’re single or married, these are 11 facts about flirting that everyone should know

We rounded up some intriguing scientific findings on smooth-talking the person you're attracted to — whether they're a total stranger or your spouse.

Scientists say this ridiculously simple strategy can help you learn anything

Instead of reading and rereading a list of vocabulary words, you should read it once and then test yourself repeatedly.
For narcissists, admiration is a drug.

21 signs you’re a narcissist and don’t even know it

Patterns of narcissistic behavior include speaking instead of listening and constantly putting other people down.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recast herself as bartender for a May 31, 2019 benefit for a national $15 minimum wage.

Here are 5 psychological reasons Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s bartender past gets brought up again and again

Psychologically, wealthier people are more likely to see themselves as "better" than working-class people to justify their status.

You have 6 months left to keep your New Year’s resolutions. Here’s how you can still make them happen.

Whether you want to lose weight, learn a language, or quit a bad habit, there's still time to keep those January promises.

What your email inbox reveals about your personality

Are you a deleter, a saver, or an ignorer? The answer could be more meaningful than you think, according to psychologists.
"Women with dark personality traits and traditional gender role beliefs may exploit traditional dating scripts for men," researchers write.

There’s now evidence some women go on dates for free meals, and they have some disturbing personality traits in common

Women who think "foodie calls" are acceptable tend to endorse traditional gender roles and score highly on scales measuring "dark" traits.
Dr. Reisman.

The internet thinks the therapist on ‘Big Little Lies’ is out of control, and psychologists agree her counseling style crosses a line

In season 2 of the HBO show, Dr. Reisman's black-and-white approach could end up hurting characters and causing more turmoil in their relationships.
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren gestures as she speaks during a campaign stop at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia on May 16, 2019.

Here’s the psychological reason Elizabeth Warren’s speeches leave you feeling goosebumps

Successful leaders can toggle between abstract and concrete, vision and execution. Psychologists call it "level of construal."