Just Feeling Like Part of a Team Increases Motivation on Challenging Tasks

Small signals of collaboration can dramatically boost people’s motivation and interest in completing difficult tasks, even when working alone. More>

      

Too Much Workplace Positivity Might Dampen Employee Motivation

Employees who experienced a very positive mood at work engaged in fewer helpful, proactive behaviors compared to their colleagues.

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Commitment and Forgiveness in Relationships Focus of APS Registered Replication Report Project

Commitment, and its role in facilitating forgiveness in relationships, is the focus of a new Registered Replication Report (RRR).

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APS Registered Replication Report Project to Explore the “Facial Feedback Hypothesis”

A new Registered Replication Report (RRR) aims to investigate the hypothesis that a person’s facial expressions can influence their affective responses.

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Aggressive Boys Tend to Develop Into Physically Stronger Teens

Boys who show aggressive tendencies develop greater physical strength as teenagers than boys who are not aggressive, data from a longitudinal study reveal.

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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring links between maternal insensitivity and responding in adult relationships and also task-set inertia.

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Are Corporations People, Too? Your Brain Seems to Process Them That Way

Two new studies examine our moral responses to corporations and their actions, concluding that we unconsciously attribute human-like reasoning to corporations’ conduct.

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