Latest from the Lab: The Dark Side of Reassessing a Stressful Situation
It can be helpful to reassess situations to regulate our emotions. But when we’re quite stressed, that reassessment could turn malevolent.
May 24th, 2022
Hitting a Nerve: How a College Freshman Reminded the World That Change Is Hard
Transitions are tough. In this Q&A, we speak with a recent college graduate about what she’s learned about transitions, and why her viral video on the topic struck a nerve.
May 19th, 2022
The Neuroscience of Napping
Recent research shows napping, when done right, can increase alertness, and enhance our cognitive performance, memory and training. Here’s how to get the most out of a midday snooze.
May 17th, 2022
Three Habits for a More Empathetic Workplace
Forming quality connections in the workplace — in other words, practicing the three habits of empathy — creates a culture in which everyone wants to bring their best effort.
May 10th, 2022
Why Putting People First Helps Leaders Achieve Their Goals
Studies show that power leads managers to focus on goals, not people. Here’s how to make employees feel cared for in a time of disconnection.
May 5th, 2022
Performance Punishment: The Reason You May Be Losing Your Best People.
When bias mixes with exploitative business practices, the result is performance punishment. Learn more about how to not give all your hard tasks to one person.
May 3rd, 2022