Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI January 31, 2020
Patience, allies, and procrastination. Read what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology on this week's ICYMI roundup.
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On the Blogs and OpEds
Are Men Really Funnier Than Women? via Character and Context
Why Do Groups Protect Immoral Group Members? via Character and Context
My Enemy’s Enemy is My Friend—Common Enemies Blur Lines between Groups in Conflict via Character and Context
The Racial Identities Multiracial People Adopt May Depend on How Others Treat Them via Character and Context
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We Volunteer to Help Others, but Research Shows How Much it Helps Us, too via The Washington Post
The Dark Side of Self-Control via HBR
How “Paralinguistic Cues” Can Help You to Persuade via Scientific American
Go Ahead and Eat that Marshmallow. Patience Can Make You Unhappy. via The Washington Post
Americans on the Right and Left Change Their Minds After Hearing Where Trump Stands via The Conversation
In the News
Is rationality overrated? via Vox
The science of evil [audio program] via BBC Radio 4
Even babies know what’s worth their effort via Nature Human Behavior
Why procrastination is about managing emotions, not time via BBC Future
People don’t learn to trust bots via Scientific American
Efforts to avoid appearing dishonest may actually lead to lying, study finds via Medical Xpress
@alexfisherrr summarizes some of the cool findings from her recent RR in JESP (https://t.co/gzfkbYj0Nq). Thanks to @SPSPnews for featuring her work; we're very proud over here in Psychology @UVicSocialSci! https://t.co/ibj56Y18OO— John Sakaluk (@JohnSakaluk) January 29, 2020
Me getting ready to reply, “per my last email” pic.twitter.com/ug5QhXwQqd— Kevin Glueck (@kevin_glueck) January 27, 2020
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