Job interview questions can result in some strange responses

As part of our continuing study of how people react differently to the exact same situation, we placed all of our test subjects in job interviews and asked them the following questions:

  • Can you give us an example of a time when you were faced with a challenging problem that you had to work with your colleagues to solve?
  • Why should we choose you over the other candidates for this position?

Here are their responses: Continue reading “Job interview questions can result in some strange responses”

Different reactions to Christmas gifts – Part Two

present twoThis is Part Two of our study of how people react to receiving Christmas gifts.

In order to better understand how people can respond so differently to the same situation, we put together focus groups and presented the exact same scenario to different people and then wrote down their reactions.

Basically, we gave each person a present to see what would happen. So, if it’s not funny or interesting, remember that it’s not my fault because it’s just science. Continue reading “Different reactions to Christmas gifts – Part Two”