Male bosses negative toward depression
Depression, anxiety, and other forms of mental ill-health are among the most prevalent and rapidly growing categories of health problem worldwide. Stress-related mental ill-health is also the category of disorder that is increasing most among people on sick leave in advanced countries.
Over 64% of people reported new health issues during 'work from home'
Researchers have found that working from home has negatively impacted our physical health and mental health, increased work expectations and distractions, reduced our communications with co-workers and ultimately lessened our productivity.
"Water cooler talk" can have big benefits
Remote working and more virtual meetings have led to increased workplace structure, with clear goals and tasks. "Reciprocity in conversation" - ensuring a two-way flow of conversation - may help improve remote work environments and lead to higher levels of task enjoyment.
More economic worries mean less caution about COVID-19
Scarcity mindset can play a role in how well people are able to focus on responding to the pandemic - workers experiencing job and financial insecurity are less likely to follow the CDC’s guidelines for COVID-19.
Financially exploited seniors show brain differences and are more frail
The methods that scammers and fraudsters use put a stress on being able to see and hear things accurately - it stands to reason that this would be a mechanism for how older adults might be more vulnerable to financial exploitation.
Job interest not a big predictor of job satisfaction
To be satisfied with a job, you don’t have to worry too much about finding a perfect fit for your interests. As long as it’s something you don’t hate doing, you may find yourself very satisfied if you have a good supervisor, like your coworkers, and are treated fairly.
Building your professional brand in a prestigious job
In most professions, the whole concept of a brand is undergoing change. In the future, for most professionals, “brand” is going to be more about relationship ability and what were dismissed as “soft skills” than about just knowledge and expertise.
Empathy may be in the eye of the beholder
Empathy is often portrayed as a desirable personal quality, but what happens if you show empathy for a white nationalist, or "anti-vaxxer"? Is empathy a social signal that shows what you stand for?
Conservatives and liberals motivated by different psychological factors
Psychological research on the different motives underlying support for liberal versus conservative leaders and agendas can help to explain why one group is much more focused on promoting equality and social justice than the other.
Lie detection-Have the experts got it wrong (again)?
Lies are typically difficult to detect because only small and unreliable differences exist between genuine and fabricated statements. Researchers argue that, although the Model Statement is a promising tool for lie detection, it is nowhere near ready to be used in practice.
A substantial challenge to longevity
New research quantifies the coordination level between different genes, demonstrating the long-speculated relationship between aging, gene regulation and somatic damage. A change of course in current efforts to develop aging treatments may be needed.
"Ownership" in the age of Google
How does the model of legal access, in which consumers purchase temporary access rights to goods and services owned and used by others, effect psychological ownership?
Nudges fail more often than reported
Current behavioral change programs focus largely on promoting successes—improved understanding of why and how interventions fail could help develop more successful ones in future and avoid wasting time and money on those that will likely fail.
Most nations failing to protect nature in COVID-19 pandemic recovery plans
Some countries, including the United States, Brazil and Australia, are back-tracking on existing laws and relaxing regulations and enforcement actions aimed at protecting nature.
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