Do you ever have those days when you think, Why did I just do that to myself? or I wish I could get inside my boss’ head and understand what he’s thinking when he sends those emails?
It’s your lucky day, because you can! Well, not exactly—but there’s a little thing called psychology, and plenty of experts are talking about it. They know the scientific reasons why you make certain decisions at work, why you feel stressed or tired some days, and why you succeed, and fail, in your career. And, they know why your colleagues act a certain way, too.
So, do you really want to know just what’s going on in everyone’s brain in your office, including yours? Here are eight TED Talks that’ll shed a lot of light on some pretty typical situations.