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Character  &  Context

Recent movements such as #MeToo and Black Lives Matter have helped to highlight discrimination against minority groups, however one way in which prejudice may be covertly perpetuated is through microaggressions. Microaggressions are often defined as...

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This week's roundup includes a link to twitter discussions on the Stanford Prison Experiment, op-eds and blog posts...

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In the Journals

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What makes politicians tick? A civics textbook might say that their constituents’ wishes and the good of society...

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In the News

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This week's roundup features the latest on personality and health behaviors . Recently in the news, written a...

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Science in Society

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In the cascade of sexual-harassment allegations now coming to light, a central question has emerged: Why did so...

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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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