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How your friends affect your job prospects

Feb 18, 2013
A new book charts the connection between your career and the friends you keep.
Posted In: career, psychology

Getting back to the office in the wake of tragedy

Dec 18, 2012
In Connecticut today, people are heading back to work after Friday's tragic shooting in Newtown.
Posted In: Newtown, shooting, psychology, workplace

When it comes to charity, the poor give more

Dec 14, 2012
Those who earn $50,000 to $75,000 donate about eight percent of their discretionary income. That's twice as much -- percentage-wise -- as those making above $200,000.
Posted In: Charity, Wealth and Poverty, psychology

The better side of boredom

Dec 4, 2012
Ever wonder what it really means when you're bored?
Posted In: boredom, psychology

The psychology behind lines

Oct 19, 2012
We've all spent endless hours waiting in lines. What's the science behind it and how has the process changed?
Posted In: lines, psychology

The psychology of poverty

Oct 5, 2012
One Harvard professor says being poor not only impacts people financially, but mentally as well
Posted In: poor, tough choices, psychology, behavioral economics

Teaching a hard-work ethic

Jul 27, 2012
Some people are born to be hard workers. For the rest of us, don't worry -- a good work ethic can be learned.
Posted In: work ethic, psychology, kids, parenting, hard work

How young is too young to be on Facebook?

Jun 4, 2012
In order to increase its reach, Facebook is now developing a system that would allow children under the age of 13 to play games and use the social network.
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, kids, psychology

To sleep, perchance to dream... about money

Jun 1, 2012
Psychologist Michael Lennox discusses the meaning of money in your dreams.
Posted In: dreams, psychology, Personal Finance

The brain chemical that could make you a better worker

May 2, 2012
So we all know that some people are more motivated to work hard than others -- whether in school or at the office. But now, a new clue as to why that could be the case.
Posted In: Jobs, psychology, dopamine

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