Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI January 25, 2019
With the current shutdown over, let's get to some social and personality 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
The Case for Handgun Waiting Periods via Character & Context
Four Common Mistakes that Can Ruin Your Chances in a Job Interview via The Conversation
Can a Nice Doctor Make Treatments More Effective? via The New York Times
Why Do People Fall for Fake News? via The New York Times
Can Outrage Be a Good Thing? via Behavior & Society
In the News
Research Helps Students Excel on Science Exams via PhysOrg
Who Really Gets Hurt by Violent Fantasies? via The Atlantic
Stressed? Having A Partner Present—Even In Your Mind—May Keep Blood Pressure Down via University of Arizona
When Delayed Gratification Backfires via University of California, Los Angeles
If I may be permitted a relevant self retweet https://t.co/yLWDniskOQ— Oliver Burkeman (@oliverburkeman) January 22, 2019
Reasons I won’t actually “just write that on the flight”— Utibe R. Essien (@UREssien) January 22, 2019
• Didn’t charge my laptop
• Plane WiFi is the worst
• Lion King is playing and I’m pretty sure I haven’t seen that in a few months
• I’m suddenly sleepier than I’ve ever been in my entire life
Also, please use the microphone when you give talks. People in the back can't hear you and it's frustrating. Audience members may also be hearing impaired. #spspchat— Jackie Chen (@JackieMChen) January 22, 2019
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