Highlights – February 2016

What motivates people to follow-through with a task and complete it?

A new study from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, finds people value having a positive experience when they are in the middle of an activity, although this matters less to them before they start the activity or after they finish it. For example, people value the fact that their work is engaging more when in the middle of a current job then they do when thinking about doing “future.....

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