Despite positive results in work from home experiments, including a 22% performance increase, why are companies still apprehensive about this change?
Automation At Work Will Change Our Home Lives
Large-scale automation will change how our jobs are organized, how we learn, and how companies make decisions. These effects will not just be seen at the office; likely, they will also spill over into our home lives in ways we might not expect.
The Key To Effective Teammates Isn’t Them. It’s You.
The idea of “being yourself” has grown in popularity for its personal advantages. Yet, research suggests that authenticity may benefit our teammates just as much as it helps us.
Communicating During The Coronavirus
The coronavirus has brought many changes to the ways in which we communicate: video chats have replaced coffee chats, and stuffy lecture halls have been swapped for group calls, to name a few. In this article, Preeti Kotamarthi uses behavioral science concepts to recommend some ways for organizations to communicate better during (and perhaps after) the pandemic.
How Facebook Increased The Number Of Votes In The 2010 US Congressional Elections
Can social media increase voter turnout? Researchers sought to answer this question by seeing if the social approval effect — which describes how the desire for social approval can influence decision-making — can impact voting behavior in the real world. As it turns out, merely seeing others' behavior can have a strong influence on our decision-making.
Evidence-Based Strategies For Washing Your Hands
Beyond social distancing measures, health officials have recommended frequent hand washing to help limit the spread of COVID-19. But how can we effectively communicate these recommendations to those around us? As it turns out, behavioral science can offer evidence-based strategies to improve hand hygiene.