Character  &  Context

The Science of Who We Are and How We Relate
Editors: Mark Leary, Shira Gabriel, Brett Pelham
Mar 08, 2019

Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI March 8, 2019

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What's on your "to-do" list this week? How to have a productive argument? Combat stress? Read on for the latest in social and personality psychology news and research. 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. 

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Check out more posts from around the web: Social and Personality Psychology Blog Roll

In the News

Skills From Same-Gender Teen Friendships Impact Later Romantic Satisfaction via PsychCentral

What One Researcher Discovered About America's True Crime Obsession via Forbes

When Sharing Personal Information with Your Colleagues Is a Good Thing via Quartz

How the Stanford Prison Experiment Gave Us the Wrong Idea About Evil via Prospect Magazine

The Least Politically Prejudiced Place in America via The Atlantic

Black Conservatives Attract White Support When Advocating Against Their In-group’s Interests via PsyPost

Witty Women Are Less Likely To Get Promoted Than Men via Pacific Standard

Your Romantic Partner Is Probably Less Intelligent Than You Think, Suggests New Study via Research Digest

Do You Have a Self-Actualized Personality? Maslow Revisited via Aeon

People Who Read Facebook Article Previews Think They Know More Than They Actually Do via PsyPost


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Everything that people think, feel, and do is affected by some combination of their personal characteristics and features of the social context they are in at the time. Character & Context explores the latest insights about human behavior from research in personality and social psychology, the scientific field that studies the causes of everyday behaviors.  

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