Character  &  Context

The Science of Who We Are and How We Relate
Editors: Mark Leary, Shira Gabriel, Brett Pelham
May 04, 2018

Psychology News Round-Up: ICYMI May 4, 2018

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This week's roundup features smartphones, pets, and inclusion. 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

Tiffany Brannon delves into "whether diverse cultural practices on college campuses can serve as a path toward inclusion among African American and Latina/o/x American college students."
Why Trump Supporters Don’t Mind His Lies via New York Times Gray Matter
Daniel Effron discusses how "encouraging people to reflect on how the falsehoods could have been true" is an effective strategy for getting people to accept lies.
Tenelle Porter asks, "Does intellectual humility have any real benefits for learning?"
Deevy Bishop summarizes posts and conversations on the Robert J. Sternberg resignation.

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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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