Character  &  Context

The Science of Who We Are and How We Relate
Editors: Mark Leary, Shira Gabriel, Brett Pelham
Jul 27, 2018

Psychology News Round-Up: ICYMI July 27, 2018

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This week: Jennifer Richeson chats with Vox's Ezra Klein about everyone's favorite topic: American politics. See what else you may have missed online.
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A recent series of studies investigates whether a propensity for emotions like guilt and shame leads to lower intentions to engage in immoral behaviors. 
A new study suggests there may be limits to the benefits of being a stay-at-home mom.
New research suggests that people's feelings about refugees in their country may depend on their efforts to integrate. 
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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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