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Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident -- can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.

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Have Real Impact; Keep Your Day Job

Have Real Impact; Keep Your Day Job

Some innovative and determined professionals working in world's largest and most complex corporations are choosing to stay put and use their corporate platforms to lead change. They are a new breed of business professional — the social intrapreneurs.

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Play Builds Strengths and Positive Emotions

Play Builds Strengths and Positive Emotions

In his book Curious, Mason psychology professor and CCT's senior scientist, Todd Kashdan says that play is a pleasurable experience, and “a training ground for young children … to develop essential social and problem-solving skills that last a lifetime.”

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George Mason: A University For the World!

George Mason: A University For the World!

We are a public, comprehensive, research university established by the Commonwealth of Virginia in the National Capital Region, we define ourselves as an innovative and inclusive academic community committed to creating a more just, free, and prosperous world.

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