The connection between money and happiness is real ā€” to a point

April 3, 2018

Money is definitely linked to happiness, but how much money it takes to be happy varies greatly around the world and there is a threshold beyond which more money doesnā€™t equal greater life satisfaction. A new study on happiness found the average income globally for optimum life satisfaction is $95,000 for an individual. The study […]



What is the cost of interrupting a radiologist?

March 19, 2018

A first of its kind study shows typical interruptions experienced by on-call radiologists do not reduce diagnostic accuracy but do change what they look at and increase the amount of time spent on a case. The implication of the finding is that as radiologists contend with an increasing number of workplace interruptions, they must either […]



Interpreting hurricane forecast displays is difficult for general public

October 5, 2017

The 2017 hurricane season has highlighted the critical need to communicate a storm’s impact path and intensity accurately, but new research from the University of Utah shows significant misunderstandings of the two most commonly used storm forecast visualization methods. The study, published by Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, looked at summary displays and ensemble displays […]