Combatting Loneliness in a Virtual World

Combatting Loneliness in a Virtual World

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published Sept. 30, 2019, and has been updated to provide useful information and advice related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 5 Neuroscience Tips to Reduce Loneliness and Increase Personal and Team Performance...
[Video] Change Management and Your Brain

[Video] Change Management and Your Brain

The Neuroscience of Extreme Stress Hours before it made landfall in Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria devastated Cayo Santiago, a tiny island half a mile off the coast. This is where Dr. Michael Platt and the researchers at the Wharton Neuroscience Initiative had spent...
Trust Falls Don’t Work — Here’s What Does

Trust Falls Don’t Work — Here’s What Does

If you’ve ever spent an afternoon taking a leap of faith—literally—into your co-workers’ open arms or traversed a treetop ropes course with the rest of your helmet-clad colleagues, congratulations! You managed to survive the seventh circle of team-building hell.  Even...
3 Neuroscience Tips to Improve Team Performance

3 Neuroscience Tips to Improve Team Performance

With today’s rapidly-paced business environment, collaboration is essential for achieving results. However, when you’re responsible for the success of multiple teams, it can seem impossible to navigate the challenging dynamics that are key to unlocking your teams’...