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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>

Want to Excel at Work? Take a Vacation

A comprehensive review finds that regular vacations are essential for keeping employees performing at their best. ... More>

Good Stress, Bad Stress

Over the course of one’s life, hormonal changes alter behavior, mood, and cognition. Bruce McEwen has spent more than 40 years studying how hormones regulate the brain and nervous system, […]... More>

Burnout Leaves its Mark on the Brain

One consequence of chronic workplace stress may be changes in neural function, making it more difficult for people to regulate their negative emotions. ... More>

Better Get to Work: Procrastination May Harm Heart Health

Stress caused by chronic procrastination may increase people’s vulnerability for developing life-threatening health issues. ... More>