Character  &  Context

The Science of Who We Are and How We Relate
Editors: Mark Leary, Shira Gabriel, Brett Pelham
Jul 13, 2018

Psychology News Round-Up: ICYMI July 13, 2018

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We're back after a holiday break with the week's news round-up. Check out what you may have missed ... Recently in the news, written a post, or have selections you'd like us to consider? Email us, use the hashtag #SPSPblog, or tweet us directly @spspnews.

On the Blogs

We see more interracial relationships in the media, but have our attitudes changed that much?
The Road to Pseudoscientific Thinking via Character & Context
Sometimes focusing on a person's most obvious features in order to remember them can backfire.
Finally, an upside to conflicts and tensions - they might boost creativity.
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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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