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Character  &  Context

The Science of Who We Are and How We Relate
Editors: Mark Leary, Shira Gabriel, Brett Pelham
Nov 09, 2018

Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI November 9, 2018

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On the Blogs

Check out more posts from around the web: Social and Personality Psychology Blog Roll

In the News

Sex and Gender Memo by Trump Administration Is Wrong on All Counts, Say Experts via KQED

The Problem With "Type A" Personalities via BBC Capital

How Rants On Social Media Can Come Back To Haunt You via EurekAlert

8 Lessons From Psychology that Explain Trump’s Caravan Fearmongering via Vox

Drag Queen Story Time Raises Questions of Science Behind Children Being 'Indoctrinated' via The Vermilion

The Social Power of the 'I voted' Sticker via Fox 5 News

The Upside of Feeling Bad via The New York Times

Is It Normal To Become More Like Your Significant Other Over Time? A Study Says It Depends via Elite Daily

How Verbal Fillers Could Be Harming Your Career Prospects via Silicon Republic

How That Viral Video of a White House Reporter Messes With Your Mind via Time


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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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