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Lengthy Commutes Take a Mental Toll

The longer the drive to work, the lower people rate their overall satisfaction with life. ... More>

New Study Decodes When Working From Home Is Actually Productive

Telecommuting Works Best in Moderation, Science Shows

Telecommuting can boost employee job satisfaction and productivity, but only when it’s implemented with specific individual and organizational factors in mind. ... More>

Observer Article

Research for Real Life

At a symposium on findings from the journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest — a publication tailored for relevance to the general public — Patrick Corrigan shows that society may be able to combat prejudice by promoting the everyday stories of people with mental illness. Maria Kozhevnikov details a taxonomy designed to standardize applied research on cognitive styles. ... More>