Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive

Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive

by Emma Seppälä, Kim Cameron Too many companies bet on having a cut-throat, high-pressure, take-no-prisoners culture to drive their financial success. But a large and growing body of research on positive organizational psychology demonstrates that not only is a...

Do “Mirror Neurons” Help Create Social Understanding?

Is the mirror system key to how social understanding is created in the brain? Researchers from Denmark released a new study on Feb. 24 showing that specific brain cells called “mirror neurons” may help people interpret the actions they see other people perform. Mirror...

Purpose in life predicts allostatic load ten years later.

OBJECTIVE: Living a purposeful life is associated with better mental and physical health, including longevity. Accumulating evidence shows that these associations might be explained by the association between life purpose and regulation of physiological systems...