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By the Numbers

Studies on human development have shown that even as infants, we have an approximate sense of numbers and amounts. How does this underlie our ability to perform complex calculations? Stanislas […]... More>


How the Language in Job Ads Affects the Quality of Applicants

Ads have a better chance of drawing excellent candidates when they emphasize what the job offers, rather than what it requires, according to the results of a new psychological study. ... More>


The Culture of Meetings

In any team environment today, professional workers are likely to be matched up with at least one person from another culture. Organizations should consider training team members on cultural differences. ... More>


Children’s Language Advantage

Why are children more successful at learning a new language compared to adults? Elissa Newport has devoted her career to studying human language acquisition, including the learning differences between children […]... More>


Why Verbal Tee-Ups Like ‘To Be Honest’ Often Signal Insincerity