Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI December 7, 2018
Catch up on this week's posts on hate, personality, and why cookie monster is the best muppet.
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On the Blogs
Hate: Dropping the H-Bomb via Character & Context
Why Smart People Are Vulnerable to Putting Tribe Before Truth via Scientific American
We Can Read Books by Their Covers: Corrupt Politicians via Caveman Politics
A Fresh Approach to Understanding Sexual Assault: A Conversation with Betsy Levy Paluck via Behavioral Scientist
In the News
Narcissists less likely to support democracy: Study via Economic Times
As married couples age, humor replaces bickering via Medical Xpress
Hide your phone when you’re trying to work. Seriously. via the New York Times
Here's what qualifies as a 'Healthy Personality,' according to science via Mind Body Green
Psychology’s replication crisis has made the field better via FiveThirtyEight
What psychology experiments tell you about why people deny facts via The Economist
Podcast 98: Understanding Weight Stigma Research Part One (with Jeffrey Hunger)
The Black Goat:This Time Could Be Different (with Fiona Fidler)
The Gmail algorithm clearly wasn't designed by academics. It is concerned that someone has gone 6 days without responding to my email.pic.twitter.com/EaUAM8FK0J— Neil Lewis, Jr. (@NeilLewisJr) December 5, 2018
Beginning with the question “Why is Cookie Monster the best Frank Oz Muppet?” we are led inexorably to grounding our answer in a unified Big 5 Personality Trait Theory of Frank Oz Muppets. pic.twitter.com/beP3CqKROC— Kieran Healy (@kjhealy) December 7, 2018
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