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Bad news … Miserable workers are more effective

A study by a professor of psychology at the University of New South Wales  found that people in a bad moo...


A study by a professor of psychology at the University of New South Wales  found that people in a bad mood performed tasks better than those in a happy mood.
According to Scientific American Online, March edition, Professor Joseph Forgas of the Australian university found that “Grumpy people paid closer attention to details, showed less gullibility, were less prone to errors of judgment and formed higher-quality, persuasive arguments than their happy counterparts.”
One study by Forgas showed that people experiencing either fear, anger, disgust or sadness had much better eyewitness recall than others.
Hopefully company employers won’t take the study to heart.