Psychology News Round-Up: ICYMI August 17, 2018
This week's round-up includes a look at the recent problem with bots completing online surveys. See what else you may have missed online.
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Women with partners higher in trait conscientiousness get more pleasure from sex via Research Digest
The strange, unique intimacy of the roommate relationship via The Atlantic
Using common social media tactics to subvert US elections via The New York Times
Most online daters seek partners who are out of their league via PsychCentral
When bragging on social media can be a good thing via Psychology Today
Preliminary evidence suggests women may be better role jugglers than men via Research Digest
Men who advocate for others in the workplace face backlash via Scientific American
Digital distraction can leave you feeling distant and drained via PsychCentral
Children can be swayed by robot peer pressure, study says via The Washington Post
Do nudges crowd each other out? via Medium
Loneliness: Is it all in your head? via Psychology Today
How to motivate older kids without using rewards, punishment or fear via The Washington Post
Is pride really a sin? via Medical Daily
How to avoid loneliness when you work entirely from home via Harvard Business Review
Katie Ledecky crosses into the world of pro sports via The New York Times
Just submitted my first grown-up research grant app! Thanks to @SPSPnews for practice and success with a small grant, the @improvingpsych community for inspiration and a LOT of concrete help, @deevybee for mentoring, and @wellcometrust for funding the scheme! fingers crossed... pic.twitter.com/ge3VxYAxrQ— Jackie Thompson (@NeuroJackie) August 6, 2018
My list of things to remember for when I have graduate students: https://t.co/ZmOgngfqs6— Charlie Ebersole (@CharlieEbersole) August 15, 2018
Thanks to @NatRevPhys and @Giulia_Pacc for inviting me to share this and to everyone who gave me feedback. Also thanks to @BrianNosek for being a good role model and for tolerating #10.
Want to recruit diverse and excellent new faculty? A new article by Abigail Stewart and Virginia Valian featured in Inside Higher Ed provides several recommendations for search committees in the hiring process.#hiring #recruitment #diversitytraininghttps://t.co/a32D5IB11K— ESS Consortium (@ess_consortium) July 25, 2018
Fascinating dating study. There is a hierarchy of desirability. People know where they sit in it. They barely contact others lower in desirability and, on average, contact potential dates 25% more desirable than they are. https://t.co/8VDWFL69Ok pic.twitter.com/EWt4DeO0ay— Brian Nosek (@BrianNosek) August 14, 2018
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