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Character  &  Context

In our first article, about behavioral science and literature, we suggested three reasons why behavioral scientists should be interested in literature. First, both authors and social scientists pursue similar questions about how and why humans...

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Welcome 2019. We're back with our weekly roundup of news, blogs, and tweets. Recently in the news, written...

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Science in Society

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Behavioral scientists take pride in the interdisciplinary nature of our research, yet we rarely draw on accounts of...

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Bias, relationships, and resolutions dominate our first roundup of 2019.

Recently in the news, written a post,...

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In the News

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Why do we avoid chores, how do we deal with people we don't like, and more gift advice...

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Character & Context is the blog of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP). With more than 7,500 members, SPSP is the largest organization of social psychologists and personality psychologists in the world.   

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