Electrophysiology

Successful Teams Get (Physiologically) in Sync

When people work together well, their physiological responses begin to sync up, according to new research from a team of psychological scientists from Aarhus University. The research showed that team members who had synchronized skin conductance and facial muscle activity tended to perform better together. “People from the same team More

Negative Emotional Cues Send Drivers to Distraction

Driver distraction is one of the leading causes of motor vehicle accidents. In 2013 alone, 3,154 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Obvious distractions, like talking on a cell phone, can contribute to accidents by physically diverting a driver’s More

Au bureau, assumons nos erreurs (How to accept our mistakes)

Le Monde: Lisa Legault, chercheuse en psychologie à l’université Clarkson (Etats-Unis), vient d’en faire la démonstration, avec son équipe. Son article “Préserver son intégrité quand nos performances sont menacées : l’affirmation de soi accroît la réponse neurophysiologique aux erreurs” était publié dans le numéro de février de la revue Psychological More