Character  &  Context

The Science of Who We Are and How We Relate
Editors: Mark Leary, Shira Gabriel, Brett Pelham
Feb 22, 2019

Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI February 22, 2019

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From romance to buying choices to God, there's a bit of something for everyone in this week's roundup. 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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Check out more posts from around the web: Social and Personality Psychology Blog Roll

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In the News

Canisius researchers study personality traits in Autism Spectrum Disorder via Canisius News


Left out: Researcher probes the pain of ostracism via Medical Xpress

Study: Intimacy with God is driving the gender difference in biblical literalism via PsyPost

Is sharing your feelings always healthy? via Medium

Catch me if you can: Study reveals disguises are surprisingly effective via Medical Xpress

There are ways to combat racism that don’t rely on implicit bias via Quartz at Work

Can big science be too big? via The New York Times


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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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