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Building Public Trust in the Police

Citizens must feel that they are treated with fairness and respect in order to view the police as a legitimate legal authority, psychological science shows. ... More>

Is Gossip Good at Work?

New research suggests that workplace gossip can act as a powerful tool to promote trust and cooperation. ... More>

Successful Teams Get (Physiologically) in Sync

By measuring synchrony of facial muscles and skin conductance, researchers can predict whether a team will succeed or struggle. ... More>

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>

Why Your Office Isn’t Doing You Any Favors

A series of experiments finds that people are far less likely to return a favor in the office than in other contexts. ... More>