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How People Resist the Temptation to Cheat

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By: Whitney E. Petit

Psychology News Round-Up (June 19th)

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By Erika Salomon

Psychology News Round-Up (May 22nd)

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By Erika Salomon

Psychology News Round-Up (May 29th)

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By Dave Nussbaum

Seen Around SPSP 2014, Austin

The SPSP 2014 conference is in full swing in Austin. Check out these photos and see the full album on our Facebook page. And keep up with news coverage of the conference online.

 

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Big Data Revolution

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By Lisa P. Munoz

Want to predict postpartum depression? Or to learn about how people cope with traumas? How about testing how often people think twice before sharing something potentially embarrassing? Social media and new technology are providing new ways to explore these many diverse areas of research.

SPSP 2014 In the News

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Read press coverage of the 15th Annual SPSP Annual Meeting in Austin (last updated March 10, 2014). Original press releases are available in the SPSP 2014 Press Room:

Social media research raises privacy and ethics issues, USA Today, March 8, 2014

Moral Character at SPSP 2014

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By Dave Nussbaum

The study of moral character is alive and well, as Erik Helzer describes in this preview of two symposia at SPSP 2014 in Austin…

Moral character: We all talk about it, but in recent years the study of character has dwindled within the field of moral psychology. At this year’s SPSP, not one, but two, symposia will present brand new research that reinvigorates the study of character, calling for a return to the study of moral traits as powerful determinants of moral and immoral deeds.

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