Turns out, mask wearers and non-mask wearers have two different mindsets: tight and loose. And understanding them can help us navigate our differences as communities re-open, says psychology researcher Michele Gelfand.
In this column, psychologist Guy Winch advises a college student who’s agonizing about what to major in and who worries: “What if I make the wrong choice?”
When your brain is churning away with worries and anxieties, this effective exercise can help you start to calm down, says psychiatrist Judson Brewer.
No, it’s not just you — video meetings are more draining than in-person ones. There are real, psychological reasons behind the phenomenon, explain researchers Libby Sander and Oliver Bauman.
Becoming aware of the thoughts that we have after we get angry can help us react to difficult situations in healthier ways, says psychology researcher Ryan Martin.
In this installment of “Dear Guy,” TED’s advice column from psychologist Guy Winch, he suggests how a reader can start to heal from heartbreak while in quarantine.
Losing yourself in a task helps you to get more done — and there’s no need to wait for inspiration to strike, says violinist Diane Allen.