Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI January 11, 2019
Welcome 2019. We're back with our weekly roundup of news, blogs, and tweets. 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
A Tale of Two Systems: What Can Behavioral Science Learn From Literature? via Character & Context
Why Does It Feel Good To See Someone Fail? via The Conversation
7 Reasons We’re More Biased While Driving via Bias Fundamentals
Do Moral Beliefs Shape Personalities In Adults And Adolescents? via Science Trends
In the News
What’s Behind the Confidence of the Incompetent? This Suddenly Popular Psychological Phenomenon via The Washington Post
Americans Are Becoming Less Racist and Homophobic, According To New Research via Pacific Standard
Your Flaws Are Probably More Attractive Than You Think They Are via The Atlantic
How Do Body Cameras Influence Our Judgment Of Blame? via Pacific Standard
Twitter Study Confirms The Power Of “Affect Labelling” via Research Digest
Sex Comes Before Romance in Modern Relationships via The Daily Mail
My dad called this morning to tell me about the Dunning-Kruger effect, not realizing that his daughter with a Ph.D. in psychology would certainly know the Dunning-Kruger effect, thereby giving a tidy demonstration of the Dunning-Kruger effect.— Nina Strohminger (@NinaStrohminger) January 8, 2019
This thread (click the post to see the rest)
As a 15-year Oregonian, I can attest that both of those things can be true at the same time. Actually more than two. Portland has:— Sanjay Srivastava (@hardsci) January 11, 2019
1. People with a real commitment to diversity
2. "Passive progressives" who'll nod along but won't actually do much
3. White supremacists#SPSP2019 https://t.co/FY17RZLLvq
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