News tagged with jobs

Why do people choke when the stakes are high?

In sports, on a game show, or just on the job, what causes people to choke when the stakes are high? A new study by researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) suggests that when there ...

May 09, 2012
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Study finds we choose money over happiness

Given the choice, would you take a good-paying job with reasonable demands on your time or a high-paying job with longer work hours, permitting only six hours of sleep? Many people opt for the cash, even when they know their ...

Sep 19, 2011
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