Topic: Psychology

It Was Predictable That Wells Fargo Cheated Customers

Sept. 19, 2016
Wells Fargo

Human nature is such that if incentives can be gamed with little chance of detection, they probably will be. The managers at Wells Fargo should have heeded this advice.

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Fear, Self-Inflicted Wounds Have Defined America Since 9/11

Sept. 12, 2016
U.S. Flags

In our economy, our culture and our psyche, the ripple effects have been felt ever since 9/11. Fear has seemed to rule us.

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Standards for Treating Eating Disorders Need Change

Feb. 29, 2016
Skinny Girl

The Wellstone-Domenici Mental Health Parity Act is a good step, but unfortunately the law leaves it up to each state and insurer to oversee coverage. And Texas lags behind.

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To Succeed With New Year’s Resolutions, Start Early

Dec. 22, 2015
New Year's

Don’t make a fervent wish on Dec. 31. Instead, people need to give themselves some preparation time.

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Halloween is Not Scary to Young Kids; It’s Beneficial

Oct. 30, 2015
Kids Dressed Up

Halloween is almost here, and many parents of young children often experience conflicting emotions. They feel the excitement associated with their child dressing up and trick-or-treating. But at the same time, some parents worry that their child will find Halloween too scary. But parents need to worry. In fact, dressing up for Halloween has benefits.

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