Computer scientists have shown how crowdfunding websites can use data science to boost cash value of donations. Their research confirms, among other...
A researcher demystifies this game of success, and shows that exceptional performance is not necessarily the direct result of special talent, experience, or sheer luck.
It seems really simple: If you want to achieve something, set a goal and then make specific plans to implement it.
How do ideas spread? What messages will go viral on social media, and can this be predicted?
A researcher has found that the specific colors used in a company’s logo have a significant impact on how that logo, and the brand as a whole, is viewed by consumers.
Educators have tried to boost learning by focusing on differences in learning styles. Management consultants tout the impact that different...
The authors of this study looked closely at the ways beginners versus experts respond to negative or positive feedback.
Unconscious motivation plays a substantial role in how we respond to challenges. Find out how much.
As an increasing number of freelancers depend on the virtual workplace, how can they make themselves more attractive to potential employers?
People who take a nap and dream about a task they’ve just learned perform it better upon waking than those who don’t sleep at all, or those who sleep but don’t dream.
Employees who pursue creative activities outside of work may find that these activities boost their performance on the job.
Multitaskers who think they can successfully divide their attention between the program on their television set and the information on their computer screen proved to be driven to distraction by the two devices.
Study by USC Marshall School of Business and USC faculty illuminates how facial expressions affect cooperation While Disney’s Frozen Academy...
For decades, it has been observed that similar people experience divergent success trajectories, with some repeatedly succeeding and others repeatedly failing.
Tips and tools for professional development include making your aptitudes and accomplishments more visible.
For some people, neither the carrot nor the stick will serve as a motivational tool
Trying to resist that late-night tweet or checking your work email again?
Looking for a good book? Stay away from the award-winning section of the bookstore or library.
When the task at hand requires some imagination, taking a walk may lead to more creative thinking than sitting.
The trope that the likelihood of an accurate group decision increases with the abundance of brains involved might not hold up when a collective faces a variety of factors — as often happens in life and nature.