Performance-based pay linked to employee mental-health problems, new study shows (n=318,717). Once a company switches to a pay-for-performance process, the number of employees using anxiety and depression medication increased by 5.7 percent.

Performance-based pay linked to employee mental-health problems, new study shows (n=318,717). Once a company switches to a pay-for-performance process, the number of employees using anxiety and depression medication increased by 5.7 percent. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Attractive businesswomen are considered less trustworthy, less truthful and more worthy of being fired than less attractive women, finds a new study (total n=1,202). This “femme fatale effect” taps into more primal feelings of sexual insecurity, jealousy and fear among both men and women.

Attractive businesswomen are considered less trustworthy, less truthful and more worthy of being fired than less attractive women, finds a new study (total n=1,202). This “femme fatale effect” taps into more primal feelings of sexual insecurity, jealousy and fear among both men and women. submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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When more women involved in decisions of land management, the group conserves more, particularly when offered financial incentives to do so. Study shows how gender quotas for local governing bodies could reduce global deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions while also curbing local inequalities

When more women involved in decisions of land management, the group conserves more, particularly when offered financial incentives to do so. Study shows how gender quotas for local governing bodies could reduce global deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions while also curbing local inequalities submitted by /u/drewiepoodle to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Air pollution is killing more people every year than smoking, according to research. Researchers in Germany and Cyprus estimated that air pollution caused 8.8 million extra deaths in 2015

Air pollution is killing more people every year than smoking, according to research. Researchers in Germany and Cyprus estimated that air pollution caused 8.8 million extra deaths in 2015 submitted by /u/Wagamaga to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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The success of an environmental charge on plastic bags in supermarkets. Before the introduction of the bag charge, 48% of shoppers in England used single-use plastic bags, while less than a year after the charge introduction, their share decreased to 17%.

The success of an environmental charge on plastic bags in supermarkets. Before the introduction of the bag charge, 48% of shoppers in England used single-use plastic bags, while less than a year after the charge introduction, their share decreased to 17%. submitted by /u/Wagamaga to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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US study suggests mass shootings can inadvertently promote the idea of using guns to empower oneself – People who feel disempowered tend to feel more willing to shoot someone when mass shootings loom large in their mind, according to new research (n=2,442).

US study suggests mass shootings can inadvertently promote the idea of using guns to empower oneself – People who feel disempowered tend to feel more willing to shoot someone when mass shootings loom large in their mind, according to new research (n=2,442). submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Scientists studied a “super-smeller” who claimed to smell Parkinson’s disease. In a test, she smelled patients clothes and flagged just one false positive – who turned out to be undiagnosed. The study identified subtle volatile compounds that may make it easier for machines to diagnose Parkinson’s.

Scientists studied a “super-smeller” who claimed to smell Parkinson’s disease. In a test, she smelled patients clothes and flagged just one false positive – who turned out to be undiagnosed. The study identified subtle volatile compounds that may make it easier for machines to diagnose Parkinson’s. submitted by /u/Thorne-ZytkowObject to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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