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Why “Yes” Is More Powerful Than “No”

Whether it’s asking to borrow a cell phone or soliciting a charitable donation, social norms strongly favor saying “yes” over "no." ... More>


How to Boast on the Sly


Let’s Get Lunch! Group Meals Spur Cooperation

New research investigating team performance among firefighters finds that dining together was associated with increased cooperation and better work-group performance. ... More>


Some Jobs May Help Prevent Cognitive Decline

A longitudinal study finds that a challenging job may hold long-term benefits for memory and cognitive skills as people age. ... More>


Inside Out: Behind-the-Scenes Science With Dacher Keltner, PhD