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Machiavellianism – The Little Finger stirring the pot

Most of us have met our fair share of school yard bullies, office bullies and generally unpleasant people. More insidious are the ones that you don’t see coming; the ones that play one person off another, say one thing to … Continue reading

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Mental illness carries too much stigma

People with mental illness put up with a lot more than their illness. Mental illness carries too much stigma. While there is no shame taking time off work to recover from tonsillitis or pneumonia, sharing that you have a mental … Continue reading

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What is psychopathy?

Well, it’s probably not Dexter. The first thing to remember about psychopathy is that psychopathy is a common usage term for what the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders fifth edition (DSM-5; American Psychiatric Association, 2013), call Antisocial Personality … Continue reading

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家家有本難念的經

很多時候,我們看到別人的生活,別人的成功,都會寄與羨幕,忌妒的眼神, 以為其他人享受家庭溫暖。但是冇唔記得家家有本難念的經! Gina Huisy MAPS (2014).  

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Staying upbeat at the World Cup?

During the 2006 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup, held in Germany, Wilbert-Lampden and colleagues (2006) examined the relationship between emotional stress and the incidence of cardiovascular events. They found that viewing a stressful soccer match more than … Continue reading

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Are you currently working as an employee?

Are you aged 18 years or over? Have you been working for at least 6 months? Yes? Then read on. Volunteers are currently being recruited to take part in a research project to examine the associations between personality traits and … Continue reading

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I’m not racist BUT [insert stereotype]

Until recently I never worried about being a target of racism. Sure at school I was called a ‘Ching-Chong China girl’ and a FOB (i.e., Fresh off the Boat). I was asked whether I was an internet bride and if … Continue reading

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