Grade 10

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Ourselves and Others

How do our relationships with others define us?

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Agreeing to Disagree

Source: Psychology Today

It may be easier to have a conversation with someone who already agrees with you, but it’s better for your brain to talk with—and listen to—someone who disagrees with you. In this article, Art Markman, Ph.D., a cognitive scientist at the University of Texas, discusses the practical applications of psychological research on disagreement.

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Here’s what’s really going on in your brain when you experience ‘FOMO’ — the fear of missing out

Source: Business Insider

One negative effect of social media, at least for many people, is having the feeling that others are living better lives than they are. This article takes a deeper look at this phenomenon, known as the fear of missing out.

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