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Articles: The Benefits of IntroversionBy Jill Suttie | May 15, 2012
Do extroverts rule the world? A new book makes the case for some alone time.
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Articles: Book Review: LonelinessBy Jill Suttie | December 1, 2008
by John T. Cacioppo and William Patrick
W.W. Norton & Company, 2008, 317 pages
Articles: Seeing HumanBy Meera Lee Sethi | June 1, 2008
Human beings have a deep-seated tendency to humanize everything around them. Is it delusion—or a natural and healthy response to loneliness?
Articles: Connecting through CompassionBy Charles Garfield | March 1, 2004
For three decades Charles Garfield has trained volunteers to care compassionately for strangers. He shares what he’s learned about the extraordinary deeds of ordinary people.
Recent research sheds light on a question that obsesses many people.
A new review of many studies suggests that our personality isn't as unchangeable as we think.
A 20-year study of consensually non-monogamous adults reveals seven lessons for anyone who wants to keep love alive.
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