This week’s must-reads: How to Create Psychological Safety on Teams

In my work as a behavioral designer, I come across important stories on how psychology influences our behavior. Every week, I share my round-up of the most important stories at the intersection of psychology, technology and business. I hope you enjoy them!

Will Clubhouse be a Habit or Has-Been (NirAndFar) The Clubhouse app checks all the boxes in my Hooked Model, which reveals why it is so engaging but also reveals some potentially fatal flaws the company must watch out for.

Love is Measured By the Benefit of the Doubt: The Secret to True Kindness [AUDIO] (Podcast) Defaulting to the benefit of the doubt by assuming positive intent, especially with the people who are close to you, can help you live more peacefully and joyfully.

Why Computers Won’t Make Themselves Smarter (The New Yorker) For the foreseeable future, the ongoing technological explosion will be driven by humans using previously invented tools to invent new ones; there won’t be a “last invention that man need ever make.”

Too much social media can be harmful, but it’s not addictive like drugs (The Conversation) Research tells us that social media addiction is not the same as an addiction to substances, like alcohol, and other drugs.

How to create Psychological Safety on Teams Researchers find psychological safety on high performing teams almost everywhere they look.

How Corruption Is Strangling U.S. Innovation The U.S. is facing a serious problem, one that has simply not been talked about at all: corruption.

Happy reading!

- Nir

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