Is Gossip Good at Work?

New research suggests that workplace gossip can act as a powerful tool to promote trust and cooperation. More>

      

NIH Simplifies IRB Procedures for Multisite Studies

Beginning in 2017, NIH-funded studies conducting the same experiment are required to use only a single institutional review board to oversee multisite research.

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Why Driving Lessons Should Go Green

A promising new study shows that a little eco-driving training for bus drivers may go a long way towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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How Language ‘Framing’ Influences Decision-Making

The way information is presented, or “framed,” when people are confronted with a situation can influence decision-making, even in situations requiring life-or-death choices.

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Workaholism Tied to Several Psychiatric Disorders

A large study of over 16,000 adults finds that workaholism frequently co-occurs with ADHD, OCD, anxiety, and depression.

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Children Learn to Take Turns for Mutual Gain

It takes children until they are about 5 years old to learn to take turns with others, while the social skill seems to elude chimpanzees of all ages.

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