What We’re Reading – Archive

How ancient wisdom can help managers give their employees better feedback
How to Argue Fairly and Without Rancor (Hello, Thanksgiving!)
Why we all need to practice emotional first aid
Teaching Men to Be Emotionally Honest
Quit Your Job: A midlife career shift can be good for cognition, well-being, and even longevity
The problem with following your passion
• “Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception” by George J. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller. (Book)
Sticky Prospects: Loss Frames Are Cognitively Stickier Than Gain Frames
You’re not as virtuous as you think
What kinds of leaders do egotists make?
Smart Workers Seek Out Advice,
Why big business is falling out of love with the annual performance review
Pixar’s latest movie gets a lot right about how the emotions work.
New study examines the possibility of a leadership gene
Anytime Coaching: Unleashing Employee Performance
The Moment You Can’t Ignore: When Big Trouble Leads to a Great Future
Anger Management: Why the Genius Founders Turned to Couples Therapy
Can’t focus? Maybe you’re a creative genius. Scientists link inability to focus with creativity.
Men don’t lose out when there is gender equality. They do better at work, and better at home, where marriages are happier when work is shared.
Several streams of research in psychology, neuroscience and philosophy are converging on an uncomfortable truth: We’re more susceptible to magical thinking than we’d like to admit.
Using Light Technique, Scientists Find Dimmer Switch for Memories in Mice
You only need a one-question test to identify a narcissist
Use This Equation to Stop Robbing Yourself of Happiness
Does executive coaching work?
The Secret of Effective Motivation
Social Science Palooza IV
Rhapsody in Realism
Nice Guys Finish First
Why are some depressed, others resilient? Scientists home in one part of the brain.
In dogs’ play, researchers see honesty and deceit, perhaps something like morality
Partial Recall: Can neuroscience help us rewrite our most traumatic memories?
Just Like a Woman? Effects of Gender-Biased Perceptions of Friendship Network Brokerage on Attributions and Performance
Want Teamwork? Encourage Free Speech
The Neurobiology of Trust
The Truth About Trust
How generosity among strangers becomes socially contagious
Traders emulate pro athletes to improve their game, hiring coaches and metrics analysts
How generosity among strangers becomes socially contagious
“Evil Genius? How dishonesty can lead to greater creativity
Cheating more when the spoils are split
Our Unconscious Mind: Unconscious impulses and desires impel what we think and do in way Freud never dreamed of
Mice may inherit traumatic experiences, study shows
It’s Easy to Say ‘I Need This.’ It’s Harder to Find Solutions.
Pope Francis on what leadership should look like in the Catholic Church
Cheating’s Surprising Thrill