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Men in Sexist Countries Win More Olympic Medals

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By Mark Travers, Ph.D.

It has long been known that richer countries win more Olympic medals—with the United States, not surprisingly, leading the pack. (Russia is second, and Great Britain is third.)

But do countries that value gender equality also fare better at the Olympic Games?

Until recently, this was thought to be the case. But new research published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology casts doubt on this hopeful assumption.

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

Psychology News Round-Up (July 4th)

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By Erika Salomon

How Poor Choice Architecture Could Determine the Future of Greece and Europe

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By Jon M Jachimowicz & Sam McNerney

This Sunday, nearly 10 million eligible Greek citizens will vote over the future of their country, potentially influencing the future of the European Union and the strength of the Euro. Alexis Tsipras, the Prime Minister of Greece, has placed his faith in the Greek population, insisting voters will follow his recommendation and reject the referendum. The alternative is accepting a proposal offered by the IMF, the European Central Bank, and the European Commission, which outlines terms Greece must follow to repay their debt.

Psychology News Round-Up (April 3rd)

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By Dave Nussbaum

Psychology News Round-Up (March 27th)

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​By Dave Nussbaum

Psychology News Round-Up (March 21st)

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By Dave Nussbaum

Psychology News Round-Up (March 9th)

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By Dave Nussbaum

  • Happy belated round-up! Things have been busy with the #SPSP2015 conference in Long Beach, be sure to check out all our conference posts!

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