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EPSTEIN: Heartbreak and the Neuropsychology of Memory

Breakups, particularly painful ones, are difficult to forget. After having a broken heart, many people believe they will never get over it. But then, somehow, they eventually start thinking about their previous partner less and less, and all the negative feelings associated with the heartbreak slowly fade over time. I[Read More…]

by August 22, 2016 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EPSTEIN: Why “Playing Hard to Get” is a Marketing Ploy

“Nice guys finish last.” This common phrase can often be heard coming from a guy who has been rejected by a girl to whom he was nothing but devoted. Whenever I hear someone say this, I assure him that being a nice guy is a good thing. I do believe[Read More…]

by July 27, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EPSTEIN: Romance, Splits and the Errors in Perception

Relationships end for a reason, which is why by the time they end most of them become messy. After the end of a romance, one or both parties tend to leave with a negative impression of the other individual. How many people do you know who are on good terms[Read More…]

by July 13, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EPSTEIN: Be an Alpha Female

A male friend once told me that he never goes home with girls who hit on him at parties. When I asked why, I anticipated a slut-shaming answer. But instead his response was, “Because all the girls who hit on me are drunk — too drunk for me to be[Read More…]

by June 22, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top