Character  &  Context

The Science of Who We Are and How We Relate
Editors: Mark Leary, Shira Gabriel, Brett Pelham
Dec 14, 2018

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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On the Blogs

Check out more posts from around the web: Social and Personality Psychology Blog Roll
 

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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Why is this blog called Character & Context?

Everything that people think, feel, and do is affected by some combination of their personal characteristics and features of the social context they are in at the time. Character & Context explores the latest insights about human behavior from research in personality and social psychology, the scientific field that studies the causes of everyday behaviors.  

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