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There’s a Better Way to Brainstorm

People in groups come up with more ideas when they write them down instead of sharing verbally, according to emerging research on collaboration and creativity. ... More>


How Caffeine Can Keep You Honest

Providing sleep-deprived people with a jolt of caffeine may help inhibit unethical behavior, an experiment indicates. ... More>


The Kryptonite of Smart Decisions? Overconfidence

A common human bias towards overconfidence on easy tasks may help explain why entrepreneurs make bad decisions when opening new businesses. ... More>


Is It the Right Time for a Fresh Start?


To Spot a Liar, Listen Closely

An analysis of fraudulent financial statements reveals that company executives used specific vocal cues while lying. ... More>