Journal of Applied Psychology

Publisher
American Psychological Association
Country
United States
History
1917-present
Website
http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/apl/index.aspx
Impact factor
3.840 (2009)

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Psychology & Psychiatry

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Traditional gendered patterns of child care persisted during the COVID-19 shutdown, with more than a third of couples relying on women to provide most or all of it, according to a study from University of Georgia researcher ...

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How initiatives empowering employees can backfire

Strategies meant to motivate people in the workplace may have unintended consequences—depending on who's in charge. Recent research from Michigan State University and Ohio State University shows that empowerment initiatives ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic-related stress leads to less employee engagement

As COVID-19 cases surged this spring, the pandemic led some people more than others to ponder their own mortality. A new study in China and the United States suggests that these people were the ones who showed the highest ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Call, don't email: The perils of conveying emotions virtually

The only thing harder than knowing what to say to stressed co-workers or customers is knowing whether to say it face to face or via email or phone. But new research from the McCombs School of Business at The University of ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Our sense of normalcy bounces back fast: study

The coronavirus pandemic brought unprecedented uncertainty and stress. But even amid the turmoil and the new pressures of work-from-home and home-schooling, millions of people were able to keep calm and carry on with the ...

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