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Is Gossip Good at Work?

New research suggests that workplace gossip can act as a powerful tool to promote trust and cooperation. ... More>


Successful Teams Get (Physiologically) in Sync

By measuring synchrony of facial muscles and skin conductance, researchers can predict whether a team will succeed or struggle. ... More>


Let’s Get Lunch! Group Meals Spur Cooperation

New research investigating team performance among firefighters finds that dining together was associated with increased cooperation and better work-group performance. ... More>


Why Your Office Isn’t Doing You Any Favors

A series of experiments finds that people are far less likely to return a favor in the office than in other contexts. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring person-city personality fit, social mechanisms underlying third-party punishment, and infants' understanding of others' need for assistance. ... More>