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Do you have more good personality traits than bad?

We give a lot of attention to the dark side of personality, but what about the better traits? The light triad explores the warm-fuzzies of human behaviour.

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How sensitive are you to the taste of fat and why?

Sensitivity to the taste of fat is crucial to your health. Now, research shows that it’s your diet, not genetics that determine how sensitive you are.

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Quiz: test your logical thinking skills

No matter what career you’re thinking about pursuing, it’s likely you’ll need logic and problem solving. Test your logical thinking skills in this quiz.

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The power of generosity: why giving is good for you

Turns out, being generous is advantageous for both the receiver and the giver – and you don’t have to give a lot to reap the benefits.

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Craving chocolate? Blame evolution

Are you constantly over-indulging your sweet-tooth? Before you start kicking yourself about it, science has an explanation – it comes down to evolution.

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Quiz: do you have a Type D personality?

A Type D personality is high in both social inhibition and negative affectivity. To find out what these traits are and if you have them, take our quizzes.

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How understanding privilege can create a more level playing field

Privilege can be hard to see, but it often means that doors are open to some while being closed to others. Leveling the playing field starts with awareness.

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Career

How to finance a career change

Deciding to go ahead with a career change is an exciting time, but it can also prove stressful. This budgeting advice can help with the financial strain.

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Feeling unsatisfied with life? Why you should put down your phone

Is your phone distracting your work or study, or leading you to ignore family and friends? Research proves that you need to put down your phone to be happy.

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Career

What is compassion fatigue and how can it affect your career?

Caring for others can take a huge toll on your compassion resources, and when they’re depleted it can affect your work. Find out how to protect yourself.

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