The Perfect Storm

The Perfect Storm

While this does not prove a cause-effect relationship, it would seem to reinforce an urgent need to closely examine the impact of smartphone usage on the communication skills and psychological wellbeing of young people.

Creating a Knowledge-Sharing Culture at Work

Creating a Knowledge-Sharing Culture at Work

Past research shows that being too busy (work overload) and competition between workers can stop people from sharing knowledge. How can you create a work environment where ‘sharing is caring’ and where employees are more likely to share information than hoard it?

6 Reasons Your In-Laws May Be Interfering with Your Marriage

6 Reasons Your In-Laws May Be Interfering with Your Marriage

I always recommend that children separate out what in-laws can do for themselves versus what they really need help with. Helplessness — The more helpless and dysfunctional grown children act, the more likely the in-laws will feel the need to come to the rescue.

Squad Mode, Solo Mode, and Human Evolution

Squad Mode, Solo Mode, and Human Evolution

In such a squad-mode context, we might expect individuals to express, toward other members of their band, such attributes as: The traits, which sit at the core of many models of universal morality, represent an other-oriented approach to living.

Sex Influences a Dog's Likelihood of Winning in Dog Shows

Sex Influences a Dog's Likelihood of Winning in Dog Shows

However, once the best male and female dogs have been selected they are entered into the ring along with a set of other dogs who have already received their championship titles, and these then compete for the title of "Best of Breed".

Six Attitudes Parents Should Instill in Their Young Athletes

Six Attitudes Parents Should Instill in Their Young Athletes

A big part of this change in attitude occurs when they come to realize that sports isn’t life or death or a threat, failure isn’t worth fearing, and that a focus on results and creating expectations and pressure are more likely to ensure failure than success.

Comedian John Crist channels every dad at Disney

Comedian John Crist channels every dad at Disney

But to all parents who end up going to the Magic Kingdom, have hope: all sit-down restaurants at Disney World now serve alcoholic beverages!

Sports Parents, We Have a Problem

Sports Parents, We Have a Problem

If you dig down one layer to examine the causes of such painful reactions in young athletes, you’ll find expectations and pressure, primarily from parents, but also from peers (by way of comparison rather than ill intent) and our intense youth-sport culture.

Experts says your Elf on the Shelf could be damaging your kids

Experts says your Elf on the Shelf could be damaging your kids

Dr Vanessa Lapointe, author of Discipline Without Damage, parenting expert, and registered psychologist says we're actually doing our kids damage with the way we use the elf to do our dirty work. Lapointe says many parents are using the elf as "a misplaced power card for securing good behaviour".

Which Is Better, Support or Competition?

Which Is Better, Support or Competition?

What kinds of social media networks are most effective for promoting healthy levels of physical activity, competitive interactions or supportive social contacts? The most encouraging finding was that social comparison — that is, friendly competition — was really effective at improving people’s levels of physical activity.

National Gingerbread House Competition winners 2018

National Gingerbread House Competition winners 2018

Now through Jan. 4, 2019, The Omni Grove Park Inn will be home to a breathtaking gingerbread house display featuring the winners of this year's National Gingerbread House Competition. Omni Grove Park Inn National Gingerbread House Competition

The adorable NICU babies that won Halloween (and our hearts) in 2018

The adorable NICU babies that won Halloween (and our hearts) in 2018

This is the best Minnie Mouse we have ever seen. We think they're all winners and wish them all the best as they all break out of the NICU Correctional Facility!

The Role of Religion

The Role of Religion

In The Descent of Man, Darwin cast devotion to spiritual and moral virtues that “come to be highly esteemed or even held sacred,” together with devotion to one’s own group, as the “the spirit of patriotism, fidelity, obedience, courage, and sympathy.” Together, commitment to cherished values and to one’s comrades appears to be the best evolutionary formula for success in history’s spiraling competition for survival and dominance.