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When you look carefully at the way people work, there’s a lot more at play — and at stake — than money. Take a look at 7 studies by the likes of behavioral economist Dan Ariely and psychologist Adam Grant.

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What does it mean to be “good” at stress? Does it mean that you don’t get stressed out? That you stay calm under pressure and bounce back from adversity? Not exactly. Stress researcher Kelly McGonigal shares her surprising findings.

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Why in the world did I do that? How can I do better? Chances are you’ve asked yourself these questions at least once today. To understand how your mind works and how you can improve your decision-making, explore these six psychology and behavioral economics books, each one recommended by a renowned thinker.

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Can you guess how well someone fights just by looking at his face? Psychologist Ben Ambridge uses quizzes, puzzles and experiments to help improve our understanding of psychology. Here, he shares three of his favorites.

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Esther Perel explains why she wants to introduce a new conversation about affairs, to examine why they happen, what they mean, and what can be done once they are exposed.

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Psychologist Guy Winch lays out seven useful ways to reboot emotional health … starting now.

Psychologist Kelly McGonigal used to believe that stress is bad for your health. Then, new research changed her mind. Here are 7 studies that suggest new ways of looking at stress.