Archive | September, 2013

Older & Happier

30 Sep

Scientific American Mind, 2013, 24, 2, p. 9): “The researchers found, after controlling for variables such as health, wealth, gender, ethnicity and education, that well-being increases over everyone’s lifetime.”

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Joke

27 Sep

Dennis Miller: I admit it, I’m a hypochondriac. But I manage to control it with a placebo.

About Truth

22 Sep

Reverend John Porter (1981): May you never cease your quest after the truth; and may you always be spared the company of those who are absolutely convinced they have found it. (I really like this one.)

Timely Quote

19 Sep

T.S. Elliott: Half of the harm done in this world is due to people who want to feel important.

Suicide Hotline

15 Sep

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline telephone number is 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Love at First Sight

13 Sep

48% of men and 28% of women say that they have fallen in love at first sight, according to a poll of about 100,000 adults. (Monitor on Psychology, 2013, 44, 3)

ADHD

9 Sep

Boys are three times more likely to be diagnosed with Attention-Deficit  Hyperactivity Disorder than girls, according to JAMA

Pediatrics, January 2013).