Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI December 14, 2018
This week, read more on giving, decisions, confidence and "cute aggression."
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On the Blogs
I Think, Thereofre I am Generous via Character & Context
The Science of Giving Gifts Your Loved Ones Won’t Want to Return via Washington Post
Words Always Matter via OUP Blog
You Make Decisions Quicker and Based on Less Information Than You Think via The Conversation
Research: When Overconfidence Is an Asset, and When It’s a Liability via Harvard Business Review
In the News
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
Do we have gossip all wrong? via BBC Future
'The provision of chocolate cookies had a significant effect on course evaluation. These findings question the validity of (student evaluations of teaching) and their use in making widespread decisions within a faculty.' HT @KStackWhitney (photo: Dschwen) https://t.co/lO1v18tmf5 pic.twitter.com/N6epK3GinU— Erika Marín-Spiotta (@emsaurios) December 7, 2018
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