Turning Up the Heat on Prosocial Behavior
Studies dating back to the 1940s have shown that the temperature can shape emotions and perception.
Asking Questions Increases Likability
New research suggests that asking more questions—and in particular, asking more follow-up questions—increases people’s positive impressions.
Looking Leadership in the Face
An emerging body of research on face perception suggests that getting to the top of the corporate ladder may depend, at least in part, on the structure of a person’s face.
Mean Bosses Make Themselves Miserable, Too
Powerful people who engaged in abusive behavior directed at employees paid the price later with lowered well-being.
Does Keeping Salaries Secret Hurt Team Performance?
New research suggests that keeping salaries secret can stifle employee motivation and performance.
Anger Derails Negotiations, Unless You Have a Plan
Angry negotiators can make irrational decisions that lead to lower offers, but researchers from Saarland University demonstrate that a simple self-regulation plan can help cooler heads prevail.