Higher job performance

A note for Lesson no. 5, "Your Brain Secretly Works With Other Brains," in Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain by Lisa Feldman Barrett.
Some context from page 86 is:

Another advantage of being a social species is that we do better at our jobs when we work with peers and managers that we trust.

See this reference.[1] Special thanks to Andrew Mawson for introducing me to this research literature.


  1. Chiocchio, François, and Hélène Essiembre. 2009. "Cohesion and Performance: A Meta-Analytic Review of Disparities Between Project Teams, Production Teams, and Service Teams." Small Group Research 40 (4): 382–420.