Psychology Today Vol. 47, No. 2 – March 2014

Features

56 The Beat [Up] Generation: Spoiled? Narcissistic? Think again. BY ABBY ELLIN

64 Know Thyself: lf you know who you are, you’ll have a better handle on your life’s direction. BY JOHN D.MAYER,PH.D.

46 Dreams of Glory: Far from useless reveries, daydreams show us a path to our deepest desires and spark creative thoughts. BY SCOTT BARRY KAUFMAN,PH.D.

72 Go Forth in Anger: It’s an emotion that gets no respect, but the new view from the lab is that anger is a powerful, positive force motivating us to achieve. BY JOANN ELLISON RODGERS

General

3 Editor’s Note

4 Contributors

6 Letters

9-23 Insights: The Power of a kiss; Tracing the roots of humor; Getting in touch with your “extended mind”

27 ECCENTRIC’S CORNER

30 2-MINUTE MEMOIR

35 UNCONVENTIONAL WISDOM

36 ONE BIG CHANGE

39 SEX

40 NATURE’S BOUNTY

43 BLOGGER SPOTLIGHT

81 COULD YOU BE A SHRINK? CAREERS IN PSYCHOLOGY

96 Final Analysis

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