Psychology News Round-Up: ICYMI October 5, 2018
In the news this week, we have some varying takes on social media as well as a fascinating article on Hypocognition. See what else you may have missed online.
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On the Blogs
Race, Violent Video Games, And The Grand Theft Fallacy via Character & Context
Unknown Unknowns: The Problem of Hypocognition via Character & Context
First- Born Kids are Most Likely to get a “ Birds and Bees” Talk from their Parents via Sex and Psychology
In the News
Rising Ethnic Diversity Increases Whites’ Fears via Scientific America
Why College Campuses Need a “Pride and Prejudice” Approach to Inclusion via Behavioral Scientist
Being Kind To Others Is A Reward To Yourself Too via Medical Daily
To Most People, All-Male Lawmaking Bodies are Seen as Less Legitimate via Pacific Standard
Congratulations to SPSP member Kristina Olson (@olsonista ) who was named a MacArthur Fellow, more commonly known as the MacArthur "genius grant."— SPSP (@SPSPnews) October 4, 2018
This follows Kristina winning the coveted NSF Waterman Award. https://t.co/gfXeoYRnak
In Opinion— The New York Times (@nytimes) October 5, 2018
Daniel Willingham writes: "There’s no good scientific evidence that learning styles actually exist." https://t.co/TwvXDRfPZQ
Research has found participants of higher social class reported that their recent experiential purchases provided greater happiness. Conversely, individuals of lower social class reported greater happiness from recent material purchases. https://t.co/YB9uMRtuw9— Jane Walker (@amorapedia) October 3, 2018
Would you stay at this hotel? pic.twitter.com/wv7f452uJr— Matt Lieberman (@social_brains) October 4, 2018
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