Psychology News Round-Up (April 17th)
- Welcome to a special double-edition of the Psychology News Round-Up, with the last two weeks' news rolled into one for your convenience!
- Last week on the blog Nate Carnes explored whether morality is always a stable individual characteristic, or whether it's partly a function of social contexts; and Thomas Mann wrote about whether it's possible to change first impressions.
On nonverbals, gender differences, social norms and other good stuff (plus, of course, emojis): http://t.co/OBT9xNjVES?— Sam Sommers (@samsommers) April 5, 2015
One example of the very real impact of psychology research. Who says no one reads our journals? http://t.co/uuKYZTWTuk— Richie Lenne (@richienwl) April 15, 2015
Effect sizes across more than 145k correlational studies in applied psych - mean effects are not v. big: http://t.co/4tSj8BhPSx— Michael C. Frank (@mcxfrank) April 7, 2015
"The conclusion is that replication is hard." Ars Technica covers a replication of a power posing study http://t.co/MGAhU2d2IT— Sanjay Srivastava (@hardsci) April 7, 2015
My latest: Using behavioral nudges & price signals to get Californians to use less water -- without forcing them to http://t.co/etkJWBxr6F— Chris Mooney (@chriscmooney) April 4, 2015
If you'd like your social and personality psychology-related tweets shared in the SPSP blog weekly round-up email us at firstname.lastname@example.org— Dave Nussbaum (@davenuss79) April 6, 2015