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The Perils of Performance Appraisals

In a recent study, a team of psychological scientists theorized that the way people react to negative work evaluations rests largely on their individual goal orientation. ... More>

Our Estimates of Food Value Run “Hot” and “Cold”

You’d probably pay more for a slice of pie before Thanksgiving dinner than afterwards, when you’re inevitably stuffed. Researchers explore how visceral states influence the value we place on food. ... More>

How to read minds like a wizard

Fans of the Harry Potter books will be familiar with the art of Legilimency. Legilimency is an advanced form of wizardry, the supernatural ability to coax thoughts and feelings and […]... More>