Olympic athletes are masters of preparation. Most of us are aware of the years of physical training the athletes endure to compete at the highest level. But there’s a significant mental aspect to their preparation as well.
To better understand the science behind some of the key issues brought up by President Obama in his 2014 State of the Union Address, we caught up with Professor Michael Norton, whose research has focused on income inequality, the minimum wage, and the relationship between money and well-being.
Raven’s Matrices have long been a gold standard for psychologists needing to measure general intelligence. But the good ones, the ones scientists like to use, are too expensive for most research projects.
In his new book, Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil, Yale psychologist Paul Bloom examines the concept of morality: its scope, its challenges, and what research into the moral lives of babies can reveal.