Psychology News Round-Up: ICYMI November 2, 2018
On the eve of Election Day, a look at how to be a better voter and the science behind hate speech. See what else you may have missed online.
Recently in the news, written a post, or have selections you'd like us to consider? Email us, use the hashtag #SPSPblog, or tweet us directly @spspnews.
On the Blogs
The Associations Between Cultural Mindset and Success in Problem Solving via Character & Context
The Proof of the Pudding is Not, it Turns Out, in the Eating via sometimes i'm wrong
Why College Campuses Need a “Pride and Prejudice” Approach to Inclusion via Character & Context
In the News
4 ways to be a better voter via Scientific American
Why we stereotype strangers via The Wall Street Journal
Income inequality’s most disturbing side effect: Homicide via Scientific American
Why people ignore facts via Psychology Today
The neuroscience of hate speech via The New York Times
A lottery win could change the way you vote BBC Future
The personality trait that is ripping America (and the world) apart via Scientific American
How children learn to recognize faces via The New York Times
Does eating ginger change our moral judgments? via Psychology Today
Science confirms it: People are not pets via The New York Times
Secrets of people who stay happy in the worst circumstances via Fast Company
What faculty members who are not members of underrepresented groups can do to become more engaged in diversity and inclusion efforts. https://t.co/9rulhDpEuF @profwelburn @insidehighered pic.twitter.com/gXlggiU0Ia— Sohad Murrar (@SMurrar) October 28, 2018
Fantastic podcast hosted by Wharton superstar Katy Milkman!! I loved being on this season's first episode. https://t.co/LHUV4Inb6h— Dolly Chugh (@DollyChugh) October 30, 2018
New episode! “Testing 1-2-3.” We talk about the popular appeal of personality tests, what we think people can and should get out of them, and which ones are good and bad https://t.co/ETV6ZHdWxf— The Black Goat (@blackgoatpod) October 31, 2018
I'm sorely tempted to make a cheap joke (so many come to mind). But this is genuinely interesting research by @JustinLehmiller. A large survey suggesting that Democrats and Republicans both fantasize about what their politics tells them they shouldn't have https://t.co/uvNH8nsXMb— Sanjay Srivastava (@hardsci) October 29, 2018
Want to receive the latest content from Character & Context? Sign up for updates direct to your inbox here.
What did we miss? Did you recently complete a media interview, write a post, or have your work featured in the news? Want to be in the next edition? Drop us a note and a link at email@example.com. Your contributions keep us engaged.