Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI April 26, 2019
From Biden to climate change, see what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology. 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
Why Does Joe Biden Touch People So Much and Why Do We Care? via Character & Context - 1 of 5 new posts
Are You Fated to Repeat Your Relationship Mistakes? via Fulfillment at Any Age
Reducing Climate Change by Making It Less Abstract via Scientific American
To End Racial Disparities in Policing, We Must Look Beyond the Data via The Guardian
From the SPSP News Center
In the News
Understanding Facebook’s algorithm could change how you see yourself via The New Republic
America's changing attitudes toward gay people via Hidden Brain
No, you don’t have to stop apologizing via The New York Times
Empathy is too much work for many of us via Pacficic Standard
People with a happy spouse live longer via The Daily Mail (UK)
I just came from a memorial for the incomparable Walter Mischel, and it made me miss him all over again. A great mind, a great heart.— Maria Konnikova (@mkonnikova) April 22, 2019
I’d never seen these photographs before. A beautiful glimpse of a life loved to the fullest. https://t.co/zJTr7QFzjB pic.twitter.com/EBBBLDwV3o
Ever been asked "Where are you from?" and wondered about the intent behind the question? Our new work with @Dr_DSanchez and @sarahegaither explores how anti-immigration policies might influence attributions made for identity questioning: https://t.co/4IMdtKbo7E @SPSSI @SPSPnews https://t.co/6mI7oz2xem— Analia Albuja (@AnaliaAlbuja) April 23, 2019
The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (@SPSPnews) seeks self-nominations for committee work to help the organization run. Working for SPSP is a pleasure--I hope you'll consider nominating yourself! Please RT.— Eli Finkel (@EliJFinkel) April 25, 2019
Learn about the committees here: https://t.co/UhxXjfmct7
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