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Slouching Towards Not Slouching

Millions of American office workers experience bad posture and back pain. Can gadgets help remind us to stand up straight?

Management

Precrastination: Worse Than Procrastination?

When just doing something wastes more time than not doing anything.

Management

The Upside of Pessimism

The theory of defensive pessimism suggests that imagining—and planning for—worst-case scenarios can be more effective than trying to think positively.

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8 a.m. Is the Most Anxious Hour

Crisis Text Line's data troves reveal the times of day and days of the week when we feel bullied, depressed, or alone.

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Working From Home Seems More Legitimate If You Have a Kid

And dads, a study finds, are typically granted more leeway than moms.

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There's More to Life Than Facial Symmetry

A new study finds that possessing a balanced appearance has nothing to do with health, so we can all stop obsessing already.

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What Would Happen If Someone Got Ebola in America?

A secondary infection in the U.S. is highly unlikely. But here's how the healthcare system would respond if there was one.

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Why Names Are So Easy to Forget

Nice to see you again, Suuu...Sandra? Samantha? Jennifer. Sorry.

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An Office for Introverts

You might be an introvert if the idea of working in one of these gorgeous, soundproof boxes appeals to you. Or you might be, you know, just a rational being.

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Are People Becoming More Open to Female Leaders?

Women bosses are seen as just as capable as their male counterparts, a new meta-analysis shows, but they rate themselves as less effective than men.

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Uninsured People Don't Like or Understand Obamacare

The people the law was designed to help are far more confused about it than those who are already insured, a new study finds.

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Not All Good Leaders Are Bossy

Let's not forget the quiet power of introverts in our quest to boost female leaders.

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The Real Challenge for Women Is Leaning Out

One writer argues that we should combat the culture of long hours and intensive parenting by just doing less. Can it work?

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Big Breakthroughs Come in Your Late 30s

What the ages of Nobel Prize winners tell us about creativity

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7 Ways Olympians Stay Motivated

How mindfulness, self-talk, and an obscure chunk of the brain help athletes get through the training grind.

Management

The Mommy-Track Myth

Workers with kids are just as productive as those without, according to a new study.

Management

Why Don't More Women Want to Work With Other Women?

Most Americans don't care about the gender of their co-workers, but those who do prefer men by a wide margin.

Management

Why More Vacation Doesn't Always Mean Happier Workers

The Netherlands mandates little PTO but its workers are some of the most satisfied in the world. Here's why.

Management

Why Edward Snowden Is Looking to Ecuador for Asylum

President Rafael Correa welcomed Julian Assange into the "club of the persecuted." Will he do the same for Snowden?

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