study http://wkar.org en Are you born with the glass half full? http://wkar.org/post/are-you-born-glass-half-full <p></p><p>Do you tend to see the glass half full or half empty? A new study in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology is the first to show that brain activity is actually different between positive and negative thinkers, so just telling someone to try and see the glass as half-full isn’t going to help them do it. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:42:44 +0000 Joe Linstroth & Mark Bashore 52262 at http://wkar.org Are you born with the glass half full? MSU study asks if diverse and cohesive communities are possible http://wkar.org/post/msu-study-asks-if-diverse-and-cohesive-communities-are-possible <p></p><p><span><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Georgia; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Many community stakeholders are interested in building communities that are both socially cohesive and diverse. However, <a href="http://https://www.msu.edu/~zpneal/research/neal-asa2013_abm.pdf">a new report</a> suggests these goals may not be simultaneously attainable. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:34:15 +0000 Current State 45628 at http://wkar.org MSU study asks if diverse and cohesive communities are possible Practice makes perfect, perhaps not http://wkar.org/post/practice-makes-perfect-perhaps-not <p>A new study finds that practice is not enough to explain gaps in skill levels. The study, led by Michigan State University associate professor of psychology Zach Hambrick, focused on skill levels in chess and music. Hambrick explains that while practice is highly important, it may not be enough.</p><p></p> Tue, 28 May 2013 14:49:18 +0000 Current State 36557 at http://wkar.org