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DEVELOPMENT ARTICLES

  • Procrastination: The Final Round!

    How often do you surf the net for “research purposes” instead of actually writing that chapter you’ve been meaning to write? How guilty do you feel at the end of the day when you think about the things you should’ve done but haven’t? What is the task that’s been occupying your mind the longest? Was it really worth waiting so long to implement it? If you think these questions resonate with you on any level, you’re likely to be a procrastinator. But don’t worry: there is a cure. It isn’t a magic pill, or a secret recipe; just a simple, doable cure.

  • Why humans are brainier than chimps

    A new study sheds light on why humans are so much more intelligent than chimpanzees... Though humans have much the same genes as chimps, it seems that this genetic information can behave differently in the two species...

  • USC researchers explore the source of empathy in the brain

    According to a new study from USC, even failing to possess a full complement of limbs will not stop your brain from understanding what it is like for someone else to experience pain in one of them...

  • Friendly Workplace Linked to Longer Life

    Researchers at Tel Aviv University found that people who felt that they had the support of their colleagues and generally positive social interactions at work were less likely to die over a 20-year period...

  • How Good a Boss Are You?

    What defines a good boss? No doubt, bosses and employees have different perspectives and can see things differently... Business is not easy. Being a good boss is certainly not easy. Being a bad boss? Now that is easy.

  • It's the Journey That's Important

    A great motivational poem on true success: Beyond our ’living memory’, a softly spoken prayer: "It’s the journey that’s important, not the getting there!"... the Kigem Team

  • Brain's 'hate circuit' identified

    People who view pictures of someone they hate display activity in distinct areas of the brain that, together, may be thought of as a ’hate circuit’, according to new research...

  • Scientists identify what makes us feel 'bad' when we're sick, how to treat it

    A signaling system in the brain previously shown to regulate sleep is also responsible for inducing lethargy during illness, according to research conducted at Oregon Health & Science University...

  • Maryland poll: Traditional media and internet more trusted than social media for research news

    "The modern media landscape has become very complex, which creates many more opportunities to communicate with many more people of all ages and backgrounds. At the same time, this presents a challenge"...

  • Low self-esteem leads to obesity

    A study of 6,500 participants in the 1970 British Birth Cohort Study found that 10-year-olds with lower self esteem tended to be fatter as adults. The effect was particularly true for girls...

  • Insomnia damages relationships, according to study

    Lack of sleep needs to be treated as a major health issue, according to a report published by the Mental Health Foundation. The report, Sleep Matters, suggests a link between insomnia and poor relationships...

  • Why tall people have higher hopes of good health

    New research which found that taller men and women have an increased risk of getting cancer may be a depressing thought for those towering over 6ft. But don’t start planning any drastic action just yet...

  • Music tastes link to personality

    Musical tastes and personality type are closely related, according to a study of more than 36,000 people from around the world. The research, which was carried out by Professor Adrian North is said to be the largest such study ever undertaken...

  • The Shifting Definition of Worker Loyalty

    IS loyalty in the workplace dead?.. Just last month, Lynda Gratton, a workplace expert said that it had been “killed off through shortening contracts, outsourcing, automation and multiple careers.”