Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI September 14, 2020
Ancient sculptures, conspiracies, leadership, and closing doors: read what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology on this ICYMI roundup.
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On the Blogs and Op-Eds
Women Communicate More Details than Men. So What? via Character and Context
Are Police Officers Racist? Like the Nature of Racism Itself, the Answer is Complicated via Character and Context
COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories: Who Believes These Bonkers Stories? via Character and Context
Women’s Leadership in the COVID-19 Crisis via Character and Context
Ethnic Diversity on Campus Helps Break Down Stereotypes via The Conversation
Face Masks: Why Your Eyes Might Be Saying More than You Realize via The Conversation
The Problem with Implicit Bias Training via Scientific American
How to (Actually) Save Time When You’re Working Remotely via Harvard Business Review
Moral Emotions During COVID-19 via Social Science Research Institute’s Insights from Experts
From the SPSP News Center
People can be convinced to practice social distancing if they believe it will protect others (Social Psychological and Personality Science) via Ball State University
Americans protect their reputation by thinking about the future, shows new study (Social Psychological and Personality Science) via SPSP News
In the News
People love winning streaks by individuals — teams, not so much via Ohio State University
Inequality of opportunity drags down everyone's motivation via University College, London
How self-control can actually unleash your dark side via BBC Worklife
When doing good boosts health, well-being via the American Psychological Association
‘Social cryptomnesia’: How societies steal ideas via BBC Future
Mountain peaks seem to shape personality traits in the American west via Scientific American
Another reason we need to stop reifying academic jobs. Bright psych students might do a lot more good for the world in industry jobs, such as marketing for Steak-umm. https://t.co/l72pdDizQe— Keith Payne (@bkeithpayne) September 11, 2020
What is the role of empathy in the COVID-19 pandemic? The webinar video of the panel discussion that I organized as part of Expanding Empathy 2020 at @RockEthicsPSU is online, with @daviddesteno @aa_marsh, Michael Poulin, and Paul Conway. Check it out!https://t.co/2wDphe0Asj— Daryl Cameron (@DCameron84) September 10, 2020
Just finished with my first writing group session with #ECR @SPSPnews ! Definitely an interesting experience - that I hope I can only get more productive over time! But words made it to the page, so can't ask for much more than that.— Kevin Carriere (@krcarriere) August 31, 2020
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