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Is transparency the right path to equal pay?

A research team led by an Arizona State University professor has discovered that naming and shaming a company alone won't close the gender pay gap.

How do mushrooms become magic?

Psychedelic compounds found in "magic mushrooms" are increasingly being recognized for their potential to treat health conditions such as depression, anxiety, compulsive disorders and addiction.

Employers are encouraged to embrace neurodiversity

Unwavering focus, superior analytical ability and mathematical talent are just some of the untapped skills neurodivergent people can bring to workplaces, a University of Otago researcher has highlighted.

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Attention

Attention is the cognitive process of selectively concentrating on one aspect of the environment while ignoring other things. Examples include listening carefully to what someone is saying while ignoring other conversations in a room (the cocktail party effect) or listening to a cell phone conversation while driving a car. Attention is one of the most intensely studied topics within psychology and cognitive neuroscience.

William James, in his textbook Principles of Psychology, remarked:

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