Media multitasking is really multi-distracting

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.

How your interests can turn into successes

Maintaining an interest in the goals you pursue can improve your work and reduce burnout, according to research from Duke University.

Can you speed it up?

It’s a huge limiting belief to assume that going faster means you’re doing something wrong and creating too much stress.

How nature nurtures creativity

Backpackers scored 50 percent better on a creativity test after spending four days in nature disconnected from electronic devices, according to a study by psychologists from the University of Utah and University of Kansas.

Can your perspective influence your motivation?

Students, athletes and performing artists are often advised to imagine themselves performing successfully. But is that motivation influenced by what perspective they take when imagining their performance?

Why some people can’t handle success

Research shows that how people view their abilities in the workplace impacts how they respond to success.

The color red can keep you from performing your best

The color red can affect how people function: Red means danger and commands us to stop in traffic.

Dishonesty and creativity: 2 sides of the same coin?

Lying about performance on one task may increase creativity on a subsequent task by making people feel less bound by conventional rules, according to research.

Frequent multitaskers are pretty bad at it

Most people believe they can multitask effectively… but a study indicates that people who multitask the most are least capable of doing so.