Does having more money make a person more inclined to share their wealth with others and acknowledge their good fortune? No. Research suggests precisely the opposite. Continue reading The Monopoly Experiment: Wealthy People Are More Selfish
“In the distant future I see open fields for far more important researches. Psychology will be based on a new foundation, that of the necessary acquirement of each mental power and capacity by gradation.” ~ Darwin, Charles,. p. 488.
Fluid and crystallized intelligence are elements of general intelligence, originally identified by Raymond Cattell. The concepts of fluid and crystallized intelligence were further developed by Cattell’s student John L. Horn. Continue reading Summary of Fluid vs. Crystallized Intelligence
Lars Tornstam (1943 – 2016)
My recent post, Summary of Maslow on Self-Transcendence, elicited many thoughtful comments. One reader, Dr. Janet Hively, suggested that self-transcendence is connected with aging, “people gain experience and wisdom as they grow older, reaching the age for generativity toward the end of life.” She also suggested that I look into the theory of gerotranscendence, Continue reading Summary of Lars Tornstam on Gerotranscendence
It is quite true that [we live] by bread alone—when there is no bread. But what happens to [our] desires when there is plenty of bread and when [our bellies are] chronically filled? Continue reading Summary of Maslow on Self-Transcendence