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Entering Adulthood in a Recession Linked to Lower Narcissism Later in Life

We often ascribe others' narcissism to parenting practices or early social experiences. But research suggests that the economic conditions experienced in early adulthood also play a role. ... More>


Idealistic Thinking Linked With Economic Slump

Envisioning a bright future should pave the way for success, right? Maybe not. Idealistic thinking about the future may be linked with economic downturn, not upswing, researchers find. ... More>


Work Engagement: Ironing Out the Details

The problem of work engagement hasn’t been lost on the business community — or on psychologists. Research on engagement has increased exponentially over the past decade. ... More>


On the Relationship Between Social Class and Prejudice

Studies suggested that prejudice is more prevalent among people from lower social classes. A new pattern explores why this pattern exists. ... More>


Gordon Gekko on Handling Other People’s Money

When we entrust our money to someone else, they tend to not handle it as carefully as they would their own. Buyer beware for companies that outsource or hire consultants. ... More>