The More You Use Facebook, The Worse You Feel (Harvard Business Review)

A Harvard Business Review study measured participant well-being and its relationship with Facebook usage. Despite positive effects of real-world social networks, the study confirmed a negative association between mental health and Facebook.

The study also suggested that declines in well-being depended on quantity of use rather than quality, contrasting with previous research. Read more in Harvard Business Review.

‘The Talent Curse’: When Your ‘Future Leader’ Label Gets in the Way of Good Work (Harvard Business Review)

After two decades of working with future leaders, Harvard Business Review has identified the dangers of fast-track placement for star performers, collectively known as the Talent Curse.

Rather than accelerating employee growth within the organization, fast-track programs often slow down development, decrease engagement, and hurt performance. Harvard Business Review explains how to identify the Talent Curse — and how to break it.

New England Dominates List of Greenest States (WalletHub)

A new list out today ranks all fifty states for their environmental quality, eco-friendly behaviors, and climate-change contributions, and the six New England states make up six of the top ten spots.

Maine, ranked 6th overall, is tops in the nation in two categories: percentage of recycled municipal waste and percentage of energy consumption from renewable resources.

Maine Public Radio and Keith Shortall ’82 Bring ‘Maine Calling’ to Campus to Discuss Maine and the Environment

Join in the conversation as Maine Public Radio brings Maine Calling, its interactive call-in program, to the Bowdoin College campus Friday, April 21, 2017, in Smith Auditorium, Sills Hall. The program airs live from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

In advance of Earth Day, April 22, Maine Public Radio News Director Keith Shortall ’82, host of Maine Calling, will moderate a discussion around Maine as a laboratory for environmental study. Read about the panel of Bowdoin experts appearing on the program and where you can tune in to hear the discussion and ask a question in Bowdoin News.