How to Get People to Listen to You and Your Ideas

Have you ever wondered why certain click-worthy articles go viral? Or why certain ideas catch fire and spread?  Or how to get people to listen to YOU? Here at Science of People, we were curious about what makes viral stories go viral. Specifically, we wanted to know...

Book Review: Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

Do you dare to be your authentic self, embrace your imperfections, and be openly vulnerable? If so, you’re one of the lucky few who are living a wholehearted life where you are fully engaged in your life and relationships. If not, you’re like the majority of people...

Is Personality Genetic?

Is personality genetic or environment? Nature or nurture? According to science: both—but in weird ways. The Basics of Personality Science: Our personalities are complicated, multi-dimensional beasts. But you can boil down some basic traits. 5 to be precise. And based...

Eye-tracking Heat Maps May Reveal What People Really Care About

If you have ever wondered about eye-gaze like us, you will find this article super intriguing. As we were reading this article, we just had to share it with you, so Gus Lubin from Business Insider and Sticky were so generous to give us permission to repost the article...

Facial Recognition Software May Help You Find Love

Most of us are all too familiar with the wildfire spread of dating apps and websites over the last 20 years. From eHarmony to Match.com to Tinder to OkCupid, there’s about a thousand and one ways to find love. Or at least ways to ‘try’ to find love....

Blink

How do our brains process? How do we think without thinking? How do we make decisions at home, at work, in the kitchen, in the bedroom? Let’s discover how often our best decisions are those that are impossible to explain to others. Blink: The Power of Thinking...

The Most Popular Words Used on Social Media

Have you ever wondered about the language used in social media? Or if the words we use are based on our personality traits? If your answer is yes, you are in luck. Background The Positive Psychology Center based out of the University of Pennsylvania created what is...

The Power of the Color Blue

What’s your favorite color? The most popular answer to this question is: Blue! Blue reminds us of clean water and clear skies. Color psychology is fascinating and I found some crazy science facts about the color blue I simply had to...

Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You

If I opened your medicine cabinet what would I find? Does the stuff in your wallet say anything about you? Can I tell what your political party is based on the art on your walls? Sam Gosling is a snooper. He uses your stuff to peer into your soul. So, for our Science...

The Moral Molecule: How Trust Works

Do you love to cuddle? Do you often have that warm and fuzzy feeling when you meet someone? Then you know oxytocin. Oxytocin is a powerful little molecule that our body produces to help us build relationships and as we will learn in this book it is a huge part of what...

Elite Minds: Creating the Competitive Advantage

Ask yourself these questions: Have you ever found yourself stretched too thin? Do you simultaneously feel overworked and underutilized? Are you often busy, but not productive? Do you feel like your time is constantly being hijacked by other people’s agendas? These are...

How Your Race Changes Your Face

I am mesmerized by this image:   It shows how our nationality effects the shape and size of our facial features. This comes from Face Research and their study of the human face. I had to post it because of my obsession with Faces and microexpressions!  ...
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