Do Sharks Really Have Personalities?

Perhaps you’ve never thought too deeply about the personalities of sharks, but a group of scientists from the University of Exeter has been doing just that. They have found that sharks have different personalities which affects how they interact socially with other sharks. In research published in Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, the scientists reported that some…

How We Talk About Hard Work vs. Talent Affects Outcomes

In the age-old discussion of what matters more–hard work vs. talent–a new research finding had shed some light on how language can affect outcomes. A recent study from Michigan State University has found that language that emphasizes hard work over innate ability can lead to more effective, efficient performance in many aspects of life. The researchers…

Recommend: How to Stay Healthy, Active, & Sharp in Retirement

I recently contributed a chapter to a book called How to Stay Healthy, Active, & Sharp in Retirement. The book offers advice from 15 medical experts–including yours truly–about how to make the most of retirement age and how to stay sharp in retirement. It offers strategies to address the physical and mental issues that commonly confront us in…