Eight must-read stories that investigate science, belief, and the human impulse to tell stories.
This week, we’re sharing stories from Lizzie Presser, Linda Villarosa, Maurice Chammah, Mike Giglio, and Will Storr.
Apparently, feeling great about yourself does not improve your chances at success.
By now, the idea that positive self-esteem is necessary for success is more or less taken for granted. But what if it’s all based on very shaky, smartly packaged science?