Occupational

Summer represents a time when Brits not only look forward to enjoying warmer weather at home, but also get excited about the prospect of jetting off to sunnier climes overseas.
Overconfidence can sometimes be a dangerous characteristic, new research has suggested.
Bosses should attempt to understand the personalities of their employees in order to improve performance, a new study has suggested.
Dealing with stress at work could be putting women at risk of a serious medical problem.
The information resources below are to assist candidates and supervisors involved in the Occupational Psychology qualification:
The mood of a person greatly influences the level of cooperation they will give to others, new
A person's interests can be a useful indicator of whether or not they are likely to perform well in a job, new
People tend to feel lower job satisfaction once they get married or become a parent.
Women are not being taken seriously when working in hedge funds, new research has suggested.
Employees are more motivated to work because of the promise of reward rather than the possibility of being punished for poor performance.
Work-life stress can have a marked impact on a person's eating habits, new research has suggested.
A study reported on our Research Digest casts new light on the role that masculinity may have played in past and present financial crises.
People may be inclined to quit their job if bullying is prevalent in their working environment.
A member of the British Psychology Society is lending his expertise to an attempt to drive down injury numbers in the rail industry.
Many teachers are highly stressed at work, new research has suggested.
Managers are failing to recognise signs that their employees may be experiencing mental health issues in the workplace, new research has found.
A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, suggests that people may be better at making decisions than they suspect.
There is lower job satisfaction among individuals who hide their true selves in the workplace, new research has suggested.
Everyone talks about work-life balance and a new piece of research reported in HR magazine suggests we may just be getting better at achieving it. A survey of 16,000 professionals from more than 80 countries has shown encourging results.
Frustration often causes people to grin, a new study has suggested.
Stress is a primary factor behind increasing levels of long-term absence from the workplace in the UK.
Coaches at the Olympics will play a key role in motivating their athletes to help them achieve optimal performances. But effective coaching is vital in many other performance environments, such as the military and education. 
A person's gut feelings can often heavily influence the financial decisions they make, new research has suggested.
Unemployed people are more likely to be depressed than otherwise similar individuals who have a job.
Many people in the UK choose to skip work in order to watch sports, new research has found.
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