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Social Constraints Can Spark Creativity in Diverse Groups

New research finds that imposing clear rules for behavior in mixed-gender teams actually boosts the quality of a group’s creative output. ... More>


ESCOP Journal’s ‘Best Paper’ Shows How Collaboration Influences Memory

A study led by Hae-Yoon Choi, a PhD candidate from Stony Brook University in the United States, is being recognized with the 2014 Journal of Cognitive Psychology Best Paper Award. Choi's article, “The Role of Group Configuration in the Social Transmission of Memory: Evidence From Identical and Reconfigured Groups,” focuses on how collaboration influences memory. ... More>


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A Disagreeable Personality Can Help Get Original Ideas Noticed

Although disagreeable people are no more creative than their more cooperative peers, they may be better at convincing others to support their innovative ideas. ... More>


Just Feeling Like Part of a Team Increases Motivation on Challenging Tasks

Small signals of collaboration can dramatically boost people’s motivation and interest in completing difficult tasks, even when working alone. ... More>