Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI February 22, 2019
From romance to buying choices to God, there's a bit of something for everyone in this week's roundup. 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
What’s in a Name? The Role of Expectations, and Reality, in Our Judgments via Character & Context
Pride: Strength or Sin? The Impact of Nonverbal Displays of Pride on Hiring Decisions via Character & Context
A Rational Checklist is no Match for Emotions in Matters of the Heart via The Conversation
The Decoy Effect: How You Are Influenced To Choose Without Really Knowing It via the Conversation
Liberals and Conservatives Are Both Susceptible to Fake News, but for Different Reasons via Scientific American
From the SPSP News Center
In the News
Left out: Researcher probes the pain of ostracism via Medical Xpress
Is sharing your feelings always healthy? via Medium
Catch me if you can: Study reveals disguises are surprisingly effective via Medical Xpress
There are ways to combat racism that don’t rely on implicit bias via Quartz at Work
Can big science be too big? via The New York Times
#BlaSPR - Black Social and Personality Psychologists Retreat - building community among SPSP's Black Membership. A space where young Black scholars come together in professional development, fellowship, and fun. When one scholar wins, we all do. #BlackScholarsMatter pic.twitter.com/9LU5MlJGA8— SPSP (@SPSPnews) February 12, 2019
From gender bias to media bias? A thread on how our study looking at adult perceptions of children's pain got misconstrued. A reminder of the importance of taking media coverage with a grain of salt, reading original studies when possible, and guarding against confirmation bias. pic.twitter.com/m0sn8WKlnc— Brian D. Earp (@briandavidearp) February 20, 2019
I did my doctoral minor in marketing + still remember the day I discovered my purchase decision-making process was NOT unique + completely predictable. https://t.co/qgiHEwp2Vg— Helen Lee Lin, Ph.D. (@helenleelin) February 21, 2019
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