(Medical Xpress) -- Students are often expected to speak knowledgably in front of groups of unfamiliar people as part of their education. The assessment of student presentations contributes to degree grading, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0
People with birthmarks, scars and other facial disfigurements are more likely to receive poor ratings in job interviews, according to a new study by researchers at Rice University and the University of Houston.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 09, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
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 ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 19, 2011 | 3.6 / 5 (5) | 7 |
(Medical Xpress)—Social misfits, rejoice. You might be more like Steve Jobs, Lady Gaga and Albert Einstein than you realize, if rejection boosts your creativity, reports a new Cornell study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 18, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(AP) -- Pancreatic cancer is notoriously lethal - there are almost as many deaths from it each year as there are new cases. The deaths this week of Apple founder Steve Jobs and Nobelist Ralph Steinman bring ...
Cancer Oct 08, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0
Great expectations: Interpretation of positive or negative information is all a matter of anticipation, psychologist say
(Medical Xpress) -- Each month a new jobs report is issued in the United States. Each month the report is also met with criticism even if jobs are added.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
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 ...
Neuroscience May 09, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
At a time of growing tensions in the nursing industry, a national survey has shown that poor job satisfaction and a lack of trust in management are widespread in the workforce.
Other Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Blacks who feel mistreated and discriminated against are more likely to abuse alcohol and illegal drugs, and a new study from Purdue University shows this usage can become a problematic ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 8
Statistics show that the number of people diagnosed with autism has increased steadily over the past 30 years resulting in a surge in the number of adults with autism graduating from high school. However, preliminary employment ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 12, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
The use of anti-depressant drugs in England has soared by 28 percent in the past three years, coinciding with the country's fall into recession and the global economic crisis, new figures showed Friday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 30, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 4
Married people may be happier in the long run than those who aren't married, according to new research by Michigan State University scientists.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 30, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Unemployment, multiple job losses and short periods without work may be associated with increased risk for acute myocardial infarction (AMI, heart attack), according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Me ...
Cardiology Nov 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Sole parents and married mums are working more, leading to more time in childcare for their kids and decreases in the parents overall life and job satisfaction, according to news stats from the Melbourne ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Engaged workersthose who approach their work with energy, dedication, and focusare more open to new information, more productive, and more willing to go the extra mile. Moreover, engaged workers ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |