Stories by Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D.

Scott Barry Kaufman is a cognitive psychologist specializing in the development of intelligence, creativity, and personality. subscribe to Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D.'s feed

Posted on: Aug 18, 2014, Source: Psychology Today

The human capacity for mental time travel gives us enormous possibilities for realizing our deepest desires and strivings.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

It appears we have a variety of genetic mutations that are associated with sensitivity to the environment-- for better and worse.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Depends on how much you believe in IQ scores.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

We all have the potential for creativity and there are so many different triggers that can broaden our minds, inspire, and motivate.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet

First impressions matter, and our opening few lines can either energize the interaction or cause the other person to look around for the nearest exit.