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Washington, DC - Star Trek’s Spock would not be surprised: People are “illogical.” New research exploring American liberals and conservatives shows that regardless of political affiliation, tribal instincts kick in and people’s ability to think logically suffers when it comes to arguments related
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Washington, DC and Montreal, Quebec - Celebrities, particularly female celebrities, are routinely criticized about their appearance—indeed, celebrity “fat-shaming” is a fairly regular pop-cultural phenomenon.  Although we might assume that these comments are trivial and inconsequential, the effec
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Washington, DC - Your decision-making style—whether you make a "good enough" choice or seek to make the “best" possible choice among all possible options—influences your satisfaction with your partner, according to a 3-year study of newlyweds.
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There is no evidence that ethnic minorities are more sensitive than other groups to supposedly trivial insults or invalidations, they just experience them more often, research from Goldsmiths, University of London shows.
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Washington, DC - Timing is everything, goes a popular phrase, and this is also true for relationships. As Valentine’s Day approaches, social psychologists from Purdue University offer new research showing that a person’s commitment readiness is a good predictor of relationship success.
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Portland, OR - Conversations are fundamental to relationships and wellbeing, but they often leave people feeling anxious, uncertain, and socially excluded.

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