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Character  &  Context

As I approached the end of my Ph.D. in cognitive psychology at Vanderbilt University, I knew that an academic career was not what I wanted. I had a strong publication record because I liked the...

SPSP 2018

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People are living longer than ever. For many countries, average life expectancy is predicted to soon exceed 80...

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In the News

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This week's roundup is extra long and covers nudges, replication, professor evaluations, and a bit of Starbucks. Recently...

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Science in Society

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Cape Town could become the world’s first major city to run out of water – what’s been termed...

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In the News

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We're here with another weekly roundup. Recently in the news, written a post, or have selections you'd like...

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Character & Context is the blog of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP). With more than 7,500 members, SPSP is the largest organization of social psychologists and personality psychologists in the world.   

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