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  • Inside the Minds of Champions

    What is it that gives champions the competitive edge? When looking into the minds of champions, might their mental make-up be a key component to their success?

  • What Predicts Academic Performance?

    There is a growing movement to measure and build social-emotional skills to help students succeed. But which of these skills best predict academic performance?

  • Children’s Emotional Well-Being: Eight Practical Tips for Parents

    Children’s feelings have an impact on their daily functioning, including their behaviour, productivity, and creative expression. Here’s how parents can help to fortify kids’ emotional well-being.

  • The 48-Hour Sulk Rule & the Creative Entrepreneur’s Occupational Hazard

    How do you react to criticism and rejection? Carry on as if it doesn't affect you or hang your head in despair? Maybe there's a way that doesn't aim for any "perfect" way to react.

  • Rejection & Criticism for Creatives

    Criticism and even rejection don’t just “make us stronger.” They actually can embolden our creative ideas and output. But how do you accept criticism and rejection in a positive way?

  • Can Non-cognitive Skills be Taught?

    Non-cognitive factors such as grit, growth mindset, self-control, optimism, resiliency, adaptability, conscientiousness, self-efficacy, hope, and others are all showing to be crucial predictors of success in numerous life domains...Is it possible to directly teach and foster these factors?

  • Inside the Box

    People don’t actually like creativity.

  • Words Make our Worlds: Introducing Sisu

    What comes after perseverance? After you’ve reached your limits, exhausted all of your resources and there doesn’t seem to be anything left to tap into? The ability to wield courage in the face of adversity and stay hopeful amidst impossible circumstances has always been crucial for the survival of our species. How we respond to adversity has a significant impact on our well-being, so it makes sense that a deeper understanding of the determinants of resilience is not just ‘good for us’, but is an actual necessity.

  • What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Compassion

    Here's what recent findings in neuroscience and neurobiology can teach us about compassion.

  • Are You Mentally Tough?

    People who are mentally tough have a psychological edge that enables them to cope better than their opponents with the many demands that sports place on a performer, and they are also more consistent and better than their opponents in remaining determined, focused, confident, and in control under pressure.

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