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Character  &  Context

The Science of Who We Are and How We Relate
Editors: Mark Leary, Shira Gabriel, Brett Pelham
Oct 26, 2018

Psychology News Round-Up: ICYMI October 26, 2018

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In the news this week, a look at machine intelligence making moral decisions. See what else you may have missed online.

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Check out more posts from around the web: Social and Personality Psychology Blog Roll
 

In the News

Self-driving car dilemmas reveal that moral choices are not universal  via Nature

High stakes decision-making causes a little more cheating, a lot less charity  via Medical Xpress

Americans are distinguishing between Muslims and terrorists via Pacific Standard

How to capitalize on your team’s diversity  via Scientific American

Binary bias distorts how we integrate information  via Medical Xpress

Why are we so angry? via BBC Radio

Strangers smile less to one another when they have their smartphones  via PsyPost

Mobile communication lab lets any person participate in any study  via Cornell Chronicle

Psychologists discover surprise reason why people stay in unhappy relationships  via Newsweek

First impressions count, new speech research confirms  via Medical Xpress

Tetris: It could be the salve for a worried mind  via ScienceDaily

The wax and wane of ovulating-woman science  via Slate

Three is not good company for women job seekers  via Yale News

I’ll have what she’s having: Books for better sex and better relationships  via The New York Times

How to stop delegating and start teaching  via Harvard Business Review

 

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Everything that people think, feel, and do is affected by some combination of their personal characteristics and features of the social context they are in at the time. Character & Context explores the latest insights about human behavior from research in personality and social psychology, the scientific field that studies the causes of everyday behaviors.  

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