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The Neuroscience of Napping

By Laura Cassiday, Ph.D.

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

Culture | Culture & Leadership | Empathy | Growth Mindset | Hybrid | Hybrid Work | threat

You’re Starting a New Role. Here’s How to Set Yourself Up for Success

By Jay Dixit

What brain science says about how to set yourself up for success when you’re starting a new job.

May 12th, 2022

Culture | Empathy | Hybrid | Hybrid Work

Feeling Disconnected at Work? Follow the Science for Better Ways to Connect.

By Dr. David Rock, Joy VerPlanck, D.E.T.

The social connections we need most right now are hard to get right at work. Understanding the neuroscience of empathy can help.

May 10th, 2022

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Why Putting People First Helps Leaders Achieve Their Goals

By Jay Dixit

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

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Performance Punishment: The Reason You May Be Losing Your Best People.

By Joy VerPlanck, D.E.T., Emma Sarro, Ph.D.

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

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The New Rules of Return-To-Office

By Laura Cassiday, Ph.D., Jessica Lewis, Joy VerPlanck, D.E.T.

Companies are finding it hard to bring people back to the office, despite luring them with everything from free lunch to free concerts with Lizzo. Here’s how to bring people back, in a brain-friendly manner.

April 26th, 2022

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Latest from the Lab: The Trap of Rosy Retrospection Bias

By Emma Sarro, Ph.D.

New research suggests this one cognitive bias may give you grit, but keep you from making the career change you need or send you back to a job not right for you.

April 21st, 2022

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