Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI January 18, 2019
Highlights this week include the roots of anger, what morality does to humor, and the science of statistics anxiety. 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: 19th Century Behavioral Insights From Poe, Austen, and Dickens via Character & Context
Rationality: Research Shows We’re Not As Stupid As We Have Been Led To Believe via The Conversation
Tight and Loose Cultures: A Conversation with Michele Gelfand via Behavioral Scientist
Is The ‘Midlife Crisis’ a Real Thing? via The Conversation
In the News
Obsession with Physical Perfection Rises by More Than a Third among Young People via The Telegraph (UK)
Cut to the Chase: Can Sex Help Start a Relationship? via University of Rochester
People with High Moral Standards Less Likely to be Funny via The Independent
The Real Roots of American Rage via The Atlantic
How Different Cultures Shape Children’s Personalities in Different Ways via The Washington Post
Me as grad student: Why are so many prof’s websites so out of date?— Ginger Allington (@gigi_rose) January 16, 2019
Me now: <bumps ‘update website’ down the to-do list, yet again>#newprof
Still gold (and the basis of one of my stats assignments) https://t.co/4HzOKPFRYK— Gregory RSL (@GregoryRSL) January 17, 2019
Pretty accurate summary of my day.... Oh well, got a new experiment to think about now!! pic.twitter.com/HQdTTwRbo9— Deirdre McClean (@deirdremcclean1) January 17, 2019
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