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Amazon’s Mistake: Mixing Creative Conflict With Animosity

New research shows how the right kind of conflict can enhance team performance, while other varieties can lead to personal drama and productivity loss. ... More>


Here’s the Secret to Creative Problem-Solving


The Key to Creativity May be in Imagining the Details

When it comes to finding innovative solutions to a problem, recalling the details of a recent event may help boost creative thinking. ... More>


A New Twist on a Classic Puzzle

Researchers examining study participants' intuitive responses to a reasoning problem found that the way the information was presented significantly influenced the percentage of people who answered correctly. ... More>


Observer Article

Design With Humans in Mind

Working in the technology realm, APS Fellow Donald A. Norman helped engineers base their designs on scientific findings about the ways people and products interact. ... More>