Character  &  Context

The Science of Who We Are and How We Relate
Editors: Mark Leary, Shira Gabriel, Brett Pelham
Jun 14, 2019

Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI June 14, 2019

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Father's day, getting wise to nudges, and how to have better conversations; a few of the items in this week's ICYMI. See what else you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology. 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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In the News

Would you eat genetically modified food if you understood the science behind it? via University of Buffalo

How to have better conversations with people you've just met, according to science via NBC News

How to do the right thing in the workplace: Stop thinking it's hard via University of Michigan

I, you, or we: Pronouns provide hints to romantic attachment styles via Medical Xpress

Teaching kids the hows and whys of giving via Psych Central

In-group favoritism is difficult to change, even when the social groups are meaningless via Scientific American Mind

In romantic relationships, people do indeed have a 'type' via University of Toronto

Madonna-whore dichotomy associated with patriarchal views and reduced relationship satisfaction for men via PsyPost

Financial vulnerability may discourage positive negotiation strategies via Medical Xpress

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Why is this blog called Character & Context?

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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