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Breaking Free From Bad Behaviors

In a cross-cutting theme program at the 2016 APS Annual Convention, psychological scientists shared cutting-edge research on halting and reversing destructive behavior. ... More>


Observer Article

Investigating Social Contagion With Digital Tools

Accumulating research provides evidence for a provocative idea that certain behaviors — such as smoking and eating habits — are contagious. Data suggest that we’re influenced not only by the behavior of our friends, family, and acquaintances, but also by the behavior of the people they know, and so on. How do these behaviors diffuse through a series of social connections? ... More>


A New Way to Beat the Market: Invest in Workplace Wellness

Companies that utilized effective health promotion practices produced more than double the stock returns of the S&P 500 Index, according to a new study. ... More>


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