Children with greater reading ability are more likely to want to read, but nurture can mitigate the effects of an adverse genetic predisposition, write Kevin Mitchell and Uta Frith.
From politicians persuading citizens, to managers trying to convince a boss in the workplace, persuasion is a skill everyone wants to master, so how do we do it?
Following the reaction to his book Happiness By Design, Paul Dolan looks at the conflict between the social narrative of occupational status and personal experiences of happiness in a job.
The equation suggests that success is a combination of a good idea and the talent and skill needed to bring that idea to fruition.
CBT-I helps to address the underlying causes of sleep problems with habits and thoughts that lead to deeper sleep.
From learning when to say no to eating some frogs - here's a few tips to help you manage your time better, according to Dr Travis Bradberry.
The wisdom of the world’s most famous scientist.
The two philosophies of ancient times - Stoicism and Epicurean - have been reduced to competing attitudes about comfort and pleasure, but both have a say when it comes to the pursuit of h...
Humans spend their days chasing happiness, but as Rafael Euba, a lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry, writes, there's no biological basis for sustained happiness.
Here's how cultivating an attitude of gratitude, identifying the positives and focusing on the facts can help you stay positive.
A study has found that there are strong positive correlations between the well-being of employees and the impact this has on their performance and productivity in the workplace.
Language experts have drawn parallels between the way we use emojis in messages and how we use gestures when we talk. Without replacing traditional language, emojis embody a rich form of ...
Where children live and how they play has a big impact on their motor skill development, new research shows.
The most effective bosses have high emotional intelligence. So why do so many people in senior management end up losing touch with this vital aspect of leadership?
The findings of the new study add to a body of information which shows the positive effects of music learning on cognitive performance.