Changing feelings can boost creativity for conventional thinkers
Can we train conventional thinking employees to think more creatively? Can negative emotions be used as opportunities to practice flexible thinking?
Dark side to CEOs with high integrity
Are CEOs with high integrity a negative influence on innovation, pro activeness and risk-taking?
New group flow theory shows: Behavior, mental state and personal skills must fit together in a team
Group flow is not only apparent in team sports. We also see it in business meetings, between doctors carrying out surgery, or with musicians in an orchestra.
Breaking up is hard to do - but many men find healthy ways to cope
The popular stereotype that men don’t want support during a breakup, separation or divorce is simply not true.
Robots in workplace contribute to burnout, job insecurity
Can self-affirmation techniques help alleviate our fears about being replaced by machines?
Spirituality linked with better health outcomes, patient care
“Overlooking spirituality leaves patients feeling disconnected from the health care system and the clinicians trying to care for them”.
Theory that depressed people are just more realistic is just plain wrong
"Depressive realism” is a theory that has held sway in science and popular culture for more than 40 years, however the evidence isn't there to support it.
Women leaders good for the environment
The simple presence of women on top management teams results in companies adopting progressive environmental standards.
New evidence supports theory that we don't make decisions consciously
"Instead, we do all these things unconsciously and then—about half a second later—consciously remember doing them.”
You're only as old as you (psychologically) feel
How old are you, really? Most likely, your real age has little to do with your chronological age.
The expansion of capitalism led to a deterioration in human welfare
A new international study claims that capitalism has not made us happier, or richer, or more equal.
Smartphones promise satisfaction and meaning, deliver only more searching
"Smartphone attachment could be causing a breakdown in social values because of the unstructured and limitless options they provide for seeking meaning and purpose and inadvertently exacerbate feelings of despair while simultaneously promising to resolve them.”
Not pursuing your goals is often good for your mental health
Humans are not goal orientated. We're best at achieving goals that we enjoy the process of working towards. Being stressed makes meeting targets really bad for you.
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