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How Dishonest Behavior Can Turn Into Corporate Misconduct

This is a photo of a dollar on a fishing line and hook.

Psychological scientists explore aspects of organizational climate that may allow for fraud like the recent Wells Fargo scandal to happen. ... More>

Why You Should Break Up With Your Smartphone During Lunch Breaks

Scrolling through apps on a smartphone might actually sap cognitive resources rather than restoring them during breaks. ... More>

Using the Wisdom of Crowds to Improve Hiring

Experiments carried out by the Behavioural Insights Team suggest that a group of three individuals may be ideal for making hiring decisions. ... More>

Can Personality Traits Predict Who Chokes Under Pressure?

Researchers from Texas A&M University find a link between specific personality traits and poor decision-making under pressure. ... More>

Job Satisfaction Tends to Increase with Age

A new longitudinal analysis of nearly 22,000 people finds that job satisfaction paradoxically increased with age yet decreased with job tenure. ... More>