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A Disagreeable Personality Can Help Get Original Ideas Noticed

Although disagreeable people are no more creative than their more cooperative peers, they may be better at convincing others to support their innovative ideas. ... More>


Weight Bias Impacts Our Perceptions of Competence

A new study finds that people give overweight individuals low ratings for competence, regardless of their qualifications or performance. ... More>


Bosses Can Spot Self-Serving Workers

Supervisors are surprisingly good at gauging whether workers’ motivations are selfish or genuinely altruistic. ... More>


The Vicious Cycle of Workplace Bullying

Victims of workplace bullying often become stressed and anxious, making them easy targets for additional abuse. ... More>


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