Character  &  Context

The Science of Who We Are and How We Relate
Editors: Mark Leary, Shira Gabriel, Brett Pelham
May 11, 2018

Psychology News Round-Up: ICYMI May 11, 2018

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On the Blogs

Kaitlin Woolley disucsses recently published research examining situations where a strong intuitive desire conflicts with a more reasoned response.
The Replication Price-drop in Social Psychology via The Hardest Science
Sanjay Srivastava explores "the idea that 'replications are easy and cheap' is a relatively new development in social psychology," and its possible implications for the field.
Arthur Kary, Ben Newell, & Brett Hayes discuss their recent study looking at "how the balance of evidence can shape the likelihood that people are convinced by it."

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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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