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psychology

Acting Like a Psychopath Can Help You at Work, if You're a Man

Men and women are perceived differently when they display traits like aggression and dominance in the office.
Jesse Hicks
3 days ago
tech

Jobs in Social Media Require People to Face the Cruelest Parts of the Internet

This is how social media editors deal with their high-stress gigs.
Chaseedaw Giles, Kaiser Health News
10.5.18
united states of addiction

Employers Struggle to Respond as More Workers Overdose on the Job

Despite the growing epidemic of Americans misusing opioids and overdosing on the job, many employers turn a blind eye to addiction within their workforce—ill-equipped or unwilling to confront an issue they are at a loss to handle.
Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News
9.26.18
Stress

Social Workers Are the Unsung Heroes of Healthcare

Even the best medical care may fail if it is not well integrated into the patient’s life.
Richard Gunderman
9.25.18
body

Does Working in an Open-Plan Office Affect Your Health?

Critics note that they are distracting, uncomfortable, increase stress, hurt productivity, and potentially spread germs.
Mark Hay
8.2.18
psychology

Why Do We Dislike People Who Seem Too Nice?

Psychologists call it “antisocial punishment” or “do-gooder derogation.”
Jesse Hicks
7.23.18
Stress

How to Actually Relax on Vacation

Do vacation right, and you’ll feel less stressed, tired, and dissatisfied, and more happy and energized when you return.
Cindy Kuzma
7.20.18
pain

The Way You Text Can Mess Up Your Hands

Here's how to undo the damage from tapping out texts and emails all day.
Richard Morgan
7.13.18
pain

The Way You Hold Your Mouse Could Be Causing Wrist Pain

Carpal tunnel syndrome, thumb tendinitis, and more can result from a bad grip.
Matt Jancer
7.12.18
psychology

Telling People to Find Their Passion Is Bad Advice

Here's what we should probably tell each other instead.
Jessica Dore
7.11.18
mind

How to Deal With Imposter Syndrome

If you feel like a fraud, you're probably better than average.
Markham Heid
6.21.18
Asking for a friend

How Bad Is It to Hold in Your Poop?

Look, no one wants to take a dump at work or in a public bathroom, but if you hold in your poop out of shyness, you could be doing some damage.
Alyssa Girdwain
5.11.18