Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI November 15, 2019
From romance to workplaces to hypocrisy, see what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology on this week's ICYMI roundup
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On the Blogs and OpEds
People with History of Casual Sex May Struggle More in Committed Relationships via Character and Context
Help, My Boss is Competitive! via Character and Context
What Happens when the Mascot is Racist? via Character and Context
Too Neurotic to Retire? via Character and Context
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McDonald’s Fired Its CEO for Sleeping with an Employee – Research Shows Why Even Consensual Office Romances can be a Problem from SPSP OpEd recipient Vanessa K. Bohns, via The Conversation
Is Your Lover Insecure? A Simple Question Could Transform Your Romantic Relationship from SPSP OpEd recipient Joanne Wood, via The Conversation
Corruption Is Contagious via Scientific American
Can Empathic Concern Actually Increase Political Polarization? via Scientific American
Solving the Problem of “Obviousness” with Prediction Platforms via Behavioral Scientist
In the News
Research: It is more permissible to jokingly disparage a group if you belong to it via University of Queensland
Older adults find greater well-being in smaller social networks, study finds via Medical Xpress
How to — Literally — Sound more confident and persuasive via The New York Times
Why we continue to believe false Information even after we’ve learned it’s not true via BPS Research Digest
New study shows how male allies can combat sexism—or contribute to it via Rice University
When do children begin to recognize hypocrisy? via University of Chicago
"Well if it's any consolation, your social media makes it look like you're absolutely thriving." pic.twitter.com/R57107tWEh— Jay Van Bavel (@jayvanbavel) November 4, 2019
wooo #SPSP2020 programming is out whos excited ??? im ready to party AND learn in NOLA— Ronda F. Lo (@RondaLoPsych) November 6, 2019
Me last month:— Kurt Gray (@kurtjgray) November 15, 2019
Commit to a zillion things. I’ll have lots of time later.
Me now: pic.twitter.com/nKtIqtcE0d
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