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Shrinking Violet - Being Introverted in an Extroverted World

Shrinking Violet - Being Introverted in an Extroverted World

Cover story on behavioral and physiological differences between introverts and extroverts, informed by our research published in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and an interview conducted with me.

Do Personality Tests Yield Results?

Do Personality Tests Yield Results?

Interview: Advancements in behavioral science have spawned a market of personality tests promising to improve employee management. But not all assessments are created equal.

Why Introverts Make Great Entrepreneurs

Why Introverts Make Great Entrepreneurs

Feature article on personality profiles of entrepreneurs. Like previous articles in the Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review, this piece includes an illustration created with our help, based on our research on the prevalence of introversion and extroversion among a large population of employed adults.

The Hidden Advantages of Quiet Bosses

The Hidden Advantages of Quiet Bosses

Article that uses data and an illustration from our research on managers to illustrate the prevalence of introversion and extroversion among senior leaders in comparison to lower levels and the general working population.

In Popular Vote, Your Friends Usually Win

In Popular Vote, Your Friends Usually Win

Article on social connections, extroverts, and extroversion bias. Summarizes results from our research on the prevalence of highly-extroverted personality profiles among top-executives in comparison to the general U.S. population.

Do You Have the ‘Right Stuff’ to Be a Doctor?

Do You Have the ‘Right Stuff’ to Be a Doctor?

Popular medical science writer Pauline W. Chen discusses our research on personality of medical students: The merits of selecting future doctors purely on ability, versus considering personality characteristics (using standardized tests) to predict interpersonal performance and “bed-side manners.”

Why Gray Hair Could Boost Your Career

Why Gray Hair Could Boost Your Career

A review of our study on age-differences in cognitive ability (published in the Journal of Applied Psychology), and their implications for careers of older workers.

Older Workers Bring Valuable Knowledge to the Job, While Younger Workers are Better at Learning New

Older Workers Bring Valuable Knowledge to the Job, While Younger Workers are Better at Learning New

Feature article based on our study on age differences in cognitive ability among high-level managers (published in the Journal of Applied Psychology), as well as an interview with our research team.

Ambition, paired with altruism

Ambition, paired with altruism

Feature article in German edition ("Ehrgeiz, gemischt mit Altruismus"), discussing the results and implications of our research on personality of medical students.

When Co-Workers Attack

When Co-Workers Attack

Feature article discussing personality traits and their influence on office politics, with a particular focus on junior employees.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Interview about my research on personality of managers - specifically introversion, extraversion, and their relationship to job criteria such as leadership.

Warum Mitarbeiter ab 59 für Firmen so wichtig sind

Warum Mitarbeiter ab 59 für Firmen so wichtig sind

Europe's most widely read tabloid newspaper issued a German version of the ozy.com review of our study on age-differences in cognitive ability (published in the Journal of Applied Psychology), and their implications for careers of older workers.

Older Workers Bring Valuable Knowledge to the Job

Older Workers Bring Valuable Knowledge to the Job

APA press release on our study on age-differences in cognitive ability (published in the Journal of Applied Psychology), which was featured widely in electronic media and on the radio.

For Frequent Flyers, a Radiation Risk in the Skies

For Frequent Flyers, a Radiation Risk in the Skies

Discusses our article on HR policy implications of frequent business flyer radiation exposure: Radiation received as part of frequent business travel not only poses a health risk for employees, but also has compliance implications for organizations and their HR departments with regards to occupational health and safety.