Neuroscience

Knowing one's place in a social hierarchy

When you start a new job, it's normal to spend the first day working out who's who in the pecking order, information that will come in handy for making useful connections in the future. In an fMRI study published December ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The nearer the friends, the stronger the regional identity

A new job, an academic career or a romantic relationship—there are many reasons for young people to move. But this does not necessarily lead to happiness. Satisfaction increases when people can identify with the region ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Practice patience for a happier, healthier you

(HealthDay)—You've no doubt heard the expression "patience is a virtue." Now researchers are learning that this virtue can be good for your health and well-being.

Autism spectrum disorders

Much international consensus regarding employment in autism

(HealthDay)—There is international consensus as to the importance of work experience and vocational training for helping individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) obtain employment, according to a study presented ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Getting heard may be key to getting new job

(HealthDay)—Your voice may be the key to landing a new job, researchers report in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science.

Psychology & Psychiatry

When faced with a hard decision, people tend to blame fate

Life is full of decisions. Some, like what to eat for breakfast, are relatively easy. Others, like whether to move cities for a new job, are quite a bit more difficult. Difficult decisions tend to make us feel stressed and ...

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