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Highlights this week include the roots of anger, what morality does to humor, and the science of statistics anxiety. Recently in the news, written a post, or have selections you'd like us to consider? Email...

Science in Society

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In our first article, about behavioral science and literature, we suggested three reasons why behavioral scientists should be...

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Welcome 2019. We're back with our weekly roundup of news, blogs, and tweets. Recently in the news, written...

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Science in Society

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Behavioral scientists take pride in the interdisciplinary nature of our research, yet we rarely draw on accounts of...

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Bias, relationships, and resolutions dominate our first roundup of 2019.

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Character & Context is the blog of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP). With more than 7,500 members, SPSP is the largest organization of social psychologists and personality psychologists in the world.   

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