Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI May 31, 2019
Our perceptions and understanding often don't match up, as you'll see in several findings disucssed in ths 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.
On the Blogs
Is Being Creative the Key to Romantic Passion? via Media Spotlight
What Does the Political Divide Mean for U.S. Teens? via Civically Engaged
Facebook Doesn’t Fool Me – but I worry About How It Affects You via The Conversation
In the News
Why you should try to be a little more scarce via The New York Times
Housework is the big, hairy, sexist elephant in the room via The Irish Times
Why high-class people get away with incompetence via The New York Times
How to keep long distance friendships alive & well via Refinery29
Why Mastercard’s chief inclusion officer hates unconscious-bias training via Quartz at Work
Alison Ledgerwood: How can we reframe setbacks in a positive light? via NPR/TED Radio Hour
Understanding the psychology of changing norms starts from a simple insight: although we may wish to be perfectly rational and impartial, bias is an inescapable part of what it means to be human. https://t.co/a1odZuvX0Y— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) May 28, 2019
This looks amazing: SPSP Big Data conference in August, organized by Jason Rentfrow et al. Workshops on Machine Learning, Social Network Analysis, Natural Language Processing, and Geographic Analysis. @SPSPnews @RumChad @CambPsych #SPF2019 https://t.co/9OT2rKvZKO— Simone Schnall (@SimoneSchnall) May 24, 2019
Social psychologist and provost Betsy L Morgan on personnel reviews: "I urge you to be agents of change at your universities -- psychologists should be driving this" #aps19dc— APS (@PsychScience) May 23, 2019
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