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Burnout and the Brain

Burnout is not just a state of mind. Psychological research that draws on neuroscience and endocrinology shows it to be a condition that leads to distinctive changes in the anatomy and functioning of the brain. ... More>

Two Hormones Predict Negotiators’ Success

A new study finds that fluctuations in testosterone and cortisol can influence the social and economic outcomes of a negotiation. ... More>

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring hormones and dysregulated eating, genetics and antisocial behavior, gene-environment interactions in neurocognitive development, and the role of shame across disorders. ... More>

When Equality Loses

Despite our inclination to believe equality within a team or group is important, new research suggests that a built-in hierarchy leads to fewer group conflicts and higher productivity. The research finds a team or group with all high-performers will not outperform teams or groups with an established hierarchy. Teams in which everyone has high power are likely to experience elevated levels of conflict, reduced role differentiations, less coordination and integration, and poorer productivity than teams with a broader distribution of power and status. ... More>

Lars Schwabe

Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany What does your research focus on? At the intersection of cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and endocrinology, my research focuses on how stressful experiences influence cognitive processes. In […]... More>