The Multitasking Myth

Written by Carl Davidson, Director of Strategy and Insight, Research First Can women multitask better than men? Before you read any further, stop for a moment and consider that question: What do you really think? It probably won’t surprise you that this is a question social scientists have given plenty of attention. Nor may it surprise you…

Why is everyone so busy?

Written by Carl Davidson, Director of Strategy and Insight, Research First If you’re like most people, you probably get to the end of the day wondering where the hours went. Equally, you probably struggle to remember the last time you had a conversation that didn’t involve someone talking about how busy they were. The expression…

We Have To Talk About Donald Trump

Written by Carl Davidson, Director of Strategy and Insight, Research First It seems too easy here in New Zealand to watch the American Republican Party primary election unfold in disbelief. Only in America, you might think, could Donald Trump’s inanity and witlessness be the qualities that determine their party’s presidential candidate. If you’re old enough…