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Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI December 14, 2018

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This week, read more on giving, decisions, confidence and "cute aggression."

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In the News

Study finds conspiracy theories are viewed as a source of social stigma via PsyPost

How women see men's roles shapes family expectations, study suggests via Arizona Public Media

Just thinking you have poor endurance genes changes your body via Science News

Early career choices appear to influence personality, study finds via Medical Xpress

‘Cute aggression’ study explores why we want to squeeze cute babies and animals via Gizmodo

Do we have gossip all wrong? via BBC Future


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