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At Work, Emotional Intelligence Pays
Emotional Intelligence

At Work, Emotional Intelligence Pays

The ability to read colleagues' emotions at work indirectly predicts annual income, a recent study finds.
Laura Entis
Do Brands Need to 'Speak American'?
Marketing

Do Brands Need to 'Speak American'?

Marketers are missing out on a cultural segment of U.S. population called out as the "New Heartland," report says.
Jason Falls
3 Ways to Use a Rivalry to Increase Your Business Performance
Competition

3 Ways to Use a Rivalry to Increase Your Business Performance

Unlike competition, rivalry is personal, and it can either have a profoundly positive or negative impact on overall performance.
Laura Entis
Bitter or Sweet? This One Thing Can Determine the Taste of Your Coffee.
Coffee

Bitter or Sweet? This One Thing Can Determine the Taste of Your Coffee.

A new study reveals that this factor can play a major role in how your morning brew tastes.
Kate Taylor
Taking Notes May Impede Your Ability to Remember Stuff
Memory

Taking Notes May Impede Your Ability to Remember Stuff

Your scribbles can act like a crutch, providing an excuse to stop paying attention because, hey, you're writing it down...
Laura Entis
Remarkable Ways to Prepare for a Business Presentation
Pitches

Remarkable Ways to Prepare for a Business Presentation

Consider some of these unconventional techniques for relieving stress and bringing focus before that important summit.
Sonpreet Bhatia
Calling All Chocolate Lovers: Cocoa May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss
Memory

Calling All Chocolate Lovers: Cocoa May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss

Unfortunately, that doesn't translate into eating all the chocolate in sight.
Laura Entis
4 Steps to Navigate the Rough Waters of Information Overload
Startup Basics

4 Steps to Navigate the Rough Waters of Information Overload

The entrepreneurial realm offers an ocean of opportunity. However, with such opportunity also comes a propensity for confusion.
Jeff Boss
Leading Scientists Question 'Brain Games' Effectiveness, Call for More Research
Memory

Leading Scientists Question 'Brain Games' Effectiveness, Call for More Research

Companies like Luminosity that are making 'brain games' are capitalizing on older individuals' fears of cognitive decline by making 'exaggerated and misleading claims' unfounded in scientific evidence, they contend.
Laura Entis
Google Tests Waters for Potential Ultra-Fast Wireless Service
Wireless

Google Tests Waters for Potential Ultra-Fast Wireless Service

Wireless experts note that the tests could simply be basic research that does not ultimately lead to new products or services.
Study: If Your Team Has Too Many Superstars, Performance Will Suffer
Teamwork

Study: If Your Team Has Too Many Superstars, Performance Will Suffer

In collaborative professional sports, too many elite players can detract from a team's overall performance, according to a recent study.
Laura Entis
Discovering of Brain's GPS Takes Home Nobel Prize in Medicine
Innovation

Discovering of Brain's GPS Takes Home Nobel Prize in Medicine

John O'Keefe, Mary-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser discovered place and grid cells, which help us navigate space and build mental maps of our surroundings – a major breakthrough for Alzheimer's research.
Carly Okyle
Why Twitter Is Handing Over Your Tweets to MIT
Social Media

Why Twitter Is Handing Over Your Tweets to MIT

MIT's Laboratory for Social Machines now has access to every public tweet ever made...for research, of course.
Carly Okyle
Google to Break Ground on Life-Prolonging Research Facility
Biotechnology

Google to Break Ground on Life-Prolonging Research Facility

Google-backed biotech company Calico has also forged a partnership with a Chicago-based biopharmaceutical firm to develop age-defying drugs.
Geoff Weiss