Human issues

5 causes of burnout in the workplace

https://www.fastcompany.com/90230417/5-causes-of-burnout-in-the-workplace Have you noticed any recent changes in your coworkers? Burnout can happen to any employee in any company–even in the best work environments. Burnout tends to occur when someone in your team encounters at least one of these five circumstances listed in this article.

Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO

Here are some news related to addictive gaming: Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO   http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-42541404 Gaming can be too addictive to some people. Now gaming addiction is to be listed as a mental health condition for the first time. The World Health Organisation’s 11th International Classification of Diseases (ICD) will include the condition

People Who Constantly Point Out Grammar Mistakes Are Pretty Much Jerks, Scientists Find

http://www.sciencealert.com/people-who-pick-up-grammar-mistakes-jerks-scientists-find Scientists have found that people who constantly get bothered by grammatical errors online have “less agreeable” personalities than those who just let them slide. And those friends who are super-sensitive to typos on your Facebook page? Psychological testing reveals they’re generally less open, and are also more likely to be judging.  “This is the

Here’s How Your Beliefs Are Linked To Different Types Of Science Denial | IFLScience

http://www.iflscience.com/brain/heres-how-your-beliefs-are-linked-to-different-types-of-science-denial/  There’s nothing wrong with being skeptical. There is, however, a difference between skeptical claims without substantial evidence to back them up, and being a skeptic on vaccines or human-driven climate change. Both are backed up by a gigantic mountain of facts, so why are certain groups of people still keen to rally against them? A new study

The Art of Human Hacking

https://xeushack.com/the-art-of-human-hacking/ Now that we’ve been introduced to social engineering, it’s time to learn about the vulnerabilities in the system we’re trying to hack into: humans. Social engineering is all about making someone do something that they’re not supposed to do. 

The scientific reason you don’t like LED bulbs

http://theconversation.com/the-scientific-reason-you-dont-like-led-bulbs-and-the-simple-way-to-fix-them-81639 Scientists used to think we could see no more than about 90 flashes of light a second but now we know it’s more like 2,000. During the eye movement, the flicker of light creates a pattern that we can see. It could discourage people from using more energy-saving LED lightbulbs. One obvious way of avoiding