The false promise of quick-fix psychology | Curio

The false promise of quick-fix psychology

15 mins | Apr 18, 2021

The allure of profound personal transformation actions is deceiving. Power posing, grit and other trendy concepts are scientifically unproven but have become enormously popular by offering simple solutions to deeply rooted social problems. Jesse Singal argues that despite their seeming scientific validity, many of these concepts fail to deliver on their potential. However, social psychologists believe there is a lot to be learned from this.

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From The Wall Street Journal