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Older Workers Possess Unique Cognitive Strengths

Two teams of researchers find that different components of intelligence peak at different points during the lifetime. ... More>


Walking at Lunchtime Buffers Against Workplace Stress

Taking a lunch hour stroll was shown to have a positive influence on people’s mood, enthusiasm, and perception of performance at work. ... More>


One Way to Rein in Powerful People? Honest Feedback

Leaders who received candid feedback from subordinates shared resources more equitably and behaved far less selfishly over time. ... More>


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>