In Case You Missed it April 14, 2017
Each week, we recap featured posts from Character & Context and other blogs around the cyberspace, plus a few news stories and tweets that might be worth a look. If you have an item you'd like us to consider, use the hashtag #SPSPblog or tweet us directly @spspnews.
On the Blogs
Dennis Kahn on when the ingroup is viewed as eternal via Character & Context
In an article published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (Kahn, Klar & Roccas), Along with my coauthors, Yechiel Klar and Sonia Roccas, Kahn develops a framework for understanding how the ingroup is perceived on a temporal dimension and suggest that people differ in the degree to which they perceive the ingroup as Trans-Generational.
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Vanessa Bohns writes about her recent resaerch that shows when it comes to geting people to say yes, it's better if you ask in person.
In the News
One of the great promises of artificial intelligence (AI) is a world free of petty human biases. Hiring by algorithm would give men and women an equal chance at work, the thinking goes, and predicting criminal behavior with big data would sidestep racial prejudice in policing. But a new study shows that computers can be biased as well, especially when they learn from us.
Remember folks. Excellence is not a limited quantity. Encourage people around you doing well. Celebrate their successes.— Carla Hudson Kam (@CarlaHudsonKam) April 14, 2017
— simine vazire (@siminevazire) April 13, 2017
— Francesca Gino (@francescagino) April 13, 2017