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You’re Joking: Detecting Sarcasm in Emails Isn’t Easy

Although people are often quite confident that the use of sarcasm in their texts and emails is clear to others, studies show that accurately reading sarcasm is no easy feat. ... More>


People Prefer Hiring “Naturals” Over Hardworking “Strivers”

Even when candidates were equally qualified, people judged individuals with “natural” talent as more hirable and successful than hardworking “strivers.” ... More>


The Right Music Can Bring Teams Together

New research from Cornell University finds that upbeat music can spur people to behave more cooperatively during an economics game. ... More>


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