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Out of Sight, but not Mind: Concealable Identity in Society

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Managing what to disclose and what to conceal has been an integral part of our everyday lives. Think about a time when you feel like you simply cannot trust someone, or perhaps that person is not as accepting as you want him to be, what would be the odds that you would open up to him? On the flip side, you probably are more likely to open up about your secrets with someone who is accepting and trustworthy.

In Case You Missed it April 21, 2017

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How Kids Catch Our Social Biases

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By Allison L. Skinner and Kristina R. Olson

The nonverbal messages we send, sometimes unconciously, can play a surprisingly large role