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The Slippery-Slope Effect: Minor Misdeeds Lead to Major Ones

A new study finds that small ethical infractions can easily snowball into major violations when left unchecked over time. ... More>


Too Much Workplace Positivity Might Dampen Employee Motivation

Employees who experienced a very positive mood at work engaged in fewer helpful, proactive behaviors compared to their colleagues. ... More>


Are Corporations People, Too? Your Brain Seems to Process Them That Way

Two new studies examine our moral responses to corporations and their actions, concluding that we unconsciously attribute human-like reasoning to corporations’ conduct. ... More>


Just Feeling Like Part of a Team Increases Motivation on Challenging Tasks

Small signals of collaboration can dramatically boost people’s motivation and interest in completing difficult tasks, even when working alone. ... More>


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