Psychology News Round-Up: ICYMI October 26, 2018
In the news this week, a look at machine intelligence making moral decisions. See what else you may have missed online.
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On the Blogs
The Consent of the Governed May Depend on Who’s Doing the Governing via Character & Context
WHY You Preregister Should Inform the WAY You Preregister via Incurably Nuanced
What If We Talked About P-hacking The Way We Talk About Experimenter Effects? via The Hardest Science
Remembering Walter Mischel, with Love and Procrastination via The New Yorker
In the News
Americans are distinguishing between Muslims and terrorists via Pacific Standard
How to capitalize on your team’s diversity via Scientific American
Binary bias distorts how we integrate information via Medical Xpress
Why are we so angry? via BBC Radio
Mobile communication lab lets any person participate in any study via Cornell Chronicle
First impressions count, new speech research confirms via Medical Xpress
Tetris: It could be the salve for a worried mind via ScienceDaily
Three is not good company for women job seekers via Yale News
I’ll have what she’s having: Books for better sex and better relationships via The New York Times
How to stop delegating and start teaching via Harvard Business Review
First analysis of ‘pre-registered’ studies shows sharp rise in null findings.— Center For Open Science (@OSFramework) October 25, 2018
This is a community metascience project about @RegReports, w preprint on @PsyArXiv, published in @nature, and interview comments by @improvingpsych. Open science at its best. - https://t.co/l3TwBlvNik pic.twitter.com/qLlwjeVtuy
Now out in Nature: "The Moral Machine Experiment". Led by head wizard @EdmondAwad, and reporting the results of the millions who played the https://t.co/gSYwwPtNIK.— Azim Shariff (@azimshariff) October 24, 2018
do you hold a strong belief on whether lovers should live together before marriage?— Todd Kashdan (@toddkashdan) October 25, 2018
its complicated. the science is mixed. so loosen that white-knuckled grip on morality and read on....@TheAtlantic #sexysciencehttps://t.co/euNTI6ryRG
Ever wondered how reviews affect our purchase decisions? Turns out that moderately positive reviews are the biggest influencers, finds marketing professor Daniella Kupor in a recent study. https://t.co/JRvRhF9EQt— BU Questrom (@BUQuestrom) October 25, 2018
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