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A Friendly Face Might Mask Ill Intent

Picking up on someone’s selfish motives when they put up a friendly facade is a critical skill, but new research suggests that a hormone called oxytocin might hinder this ability. ... More>


Emotional Labor Costs

Maintaining a smile and good humor in the face of an angry customer is not only difficult. It can also hamper job performance. ... More>


Why you can’t stop checking your phone


Shutdown Science: Furloughed Workers Feel the Burden of Boredom


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Staying Focused in the Face of Distractions

Avoiding distractions altogether — the usual advice for staying attentive — may not actually be the best answer to staying on task. ... More>