Minds at Work

Extraverted Populations Have Lower Savings Rates

Particular personality traits may have a powerful influence on a country’s economic outlook, according to new research. Across three studies, University of Toronto psychological scientist Jacob Hirsh found that populations that tend to have higher levels of extraversion are less likely to save for the future. Hirsh argues that understanding More

Why Men Still Edge Out Women in Tech Jobs

The world’s top tech companies have realized that unconscious bias is bad for business. Elite companies like Facebook and Google are worried that subtle prejudices—for example, the implicit attitude that men are better than women at math and science—are leading hiring managers to unwittingly skip over the most competent, qualified More