Football team lose yesterday? Your work performance will probably ...

How much do experiences in one part of our lives have effects that spill into other, seemingly separate domains? One obvious candidate is the football team you follow - it's a distinctive arena that matters greatly for many people and involves a ...

Oct 12

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How to Motivate Your Employees: Give Them Compliments and Pizza

It is Monday morning. You have just arrived at work, and you get one of the following three emails, each promising a different reward if you get everything done that day: One says you'll get a cash bonus. Another says your boss will give you a rare ...

Sep 14

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People May Be More Cooperative after Listening to Upbeat Music

The right mood music can influence how well people work together, a new management-oriented study suggests. Many retail establishments carefully select the music they play in order to influence consumer behavior, such as encouraging shoppers to buy ...

Sep 2

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Sleep Helps You Learn Better

Getting some sleep in between study sessions may make it easier to recall what you studied and relearn what you've forgotten, even 6 months later. While studies have shown that both repeated practice and sleep can help improve memory, there is ...

Aug 27

Categories: Learning Difficulties, Workplace Issues

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Gut instincts Increases Cooperation: Here's Why

Researchers have a long history of exploring what motivates people to cooperate - or not - and how to foster and encourage effective collaboration within and across groups. Psychological scientist David G. Rand (Yale University) recently took an ...

Aug 25

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What Makes People Feel Upbeat at Work

Creating a positive work environment sounds like a noble aspiration for both businesses and the people who work for them. No one ever says that they want to work in a negative environment, after all, or even in a blasé one. And yet, in late April, ...

Aug 6

Categories: Happiness, Workplace Issues

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Poor work culture can damage mental and physical health

Poor workplace culture can have a huge effect on people's mental and physical health, and it's time ­business leaders addressed the issue urgently.

May 14

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At Work: Play Dumb or Give the Cold Shoulder?

A new study shows that managers play down their competence to appear warmer to their subordinates while the subordinates hide their own warmth in an effort to appear more competent.

Mar 19

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Healing the healers

The British Psychological Society (BPS) is promoting action to deal with low morale, stress and depression among mental health professionals.

Mar 15

Categories: Other, Workplace Issues

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4 Ways your self-image impacts on your performance

Self-image refers to the way in which you view yourself. The way in which you view yourself affects both your belief that you can do something, and your willingness to actually do it.

Jan 9

Categories: Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem, Workplace Issues

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How Your Boss Can Raise Your Blood Pressure

Work stress hangs around long after you leave the office.

Dec 18

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Waiting For a Reply? Study Explains The Psychology Behind Email ...

When you send an email, how long should you wait for a response? Is it OK to follow up a day later? If you haven't gotten a response in a week, should you assume you won’t get a reply?

Dec 1

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6 Tips to Stop Being a People-Pleaser

Has anyone ever accused you of being a people-pleaser at work? You might have felt put off, thinking, “Yeah, I like making sure everyone in the office is happy. What’s wrong with that?”

Nov 11

Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Workplace Issues

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Research reveals main reasons why people go to work when ill

High job demands, stress and job insecurity are among the main reasons why people go to work when they are ill, according to a new research.

Nov 9

Categories: Health Psychology, Workplace Issues

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Praise from the boss doesn't always motivate us, study finds

Receiving praise and recognition in the workplace motivates us for simple tasks but not for more complex projects, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Greenwich academic.

Oct 23

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