The Mistake Interviewers Don’t Know They’re Making

When candidates are interviewed for jobs or admissions, we can generally assume that they aren’t all equally qualified—there is a distribution. For example, it might be the case that half are above average and half are below average. Because there is a distribution, we also know (at least intuitively) that there are probabilities involved. Using this example: If you randomly […]

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How to Cheat a Psychological Assessment

Psychological assessment is a popular method of learning about people. Assessments come in a variety of formats, for example you might be given a series of statements and asked to indicate how much you agree or disagree with each, or you might be given lists of different options to choose from. Unlike the information we usually gather in everyday life when […]

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Not Hungry? It Could Be Workplace Stress

We have previously discussed how stress at work can influence various aspects of your health and contribute to symptoms such as exhaustion and sleep disturbances. In this post, we focus on the guts of the problem: How stress at work can influence your appetite and contribute to unpleasant symptoms such as nausea, heartburn, and stomach cramps.  stress at work can […]

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