Relationships

What Working From Home Does to Your Brain, According to a Solitary Confinement Expert

It’s long been said — and suggested by research — that remote workers are more productive than their in-office counterparts. Most famously, the co-founders of the Chinese travel website CTrip found that their remote employees ended up making 13.5 percent more calls than those dialing from company headquarters, the equivalent of...

For People With Too Many Friends, Those Friendships Are Essentially Worthless

Male friendship is a strange thing. It’s represented in most media as uncomplicated and easy — dudes like to hang out in man caves and talk about beer and chicks and football! — but the truth is more intricate and complicated. For many men, making friends—and even maintaining existing friendships — becomes extraordinarily...