Dec 06, 2016
Despite the ideological differences separating liberals and conservatives, they share similar motivations for their political engagement, according to a new study from a University of Illinois at Chicago social psychologist.
Nov 15, 2016
Psychologists tap big data and Twitter to analyze the accuracy of stereotypes
Oct 20, 2016
Cover Top Research at Society for Personality and Social Psychology 2017 Annual Convention in San Antonio
Explore the latest scientific research on a diverse array of topics – the psychology behind prejudice and discrimination, understanding non-verbal communication, strategies for interpersonal relationships, social factors that influence our decisions, and much more.
Oct 07, 2016
While the metaphor that ideas appear “like light bulbs” is popular and appealing, new research shows that discovery metaphors influence our understanding of the scientific process and perceptions of the ability of inventors based on their gender.
Oct 03, 2016
Recent research shows higher social identification with one’s team or organization is associated with better health and lower stress. The meta-analysis covers 58 studies and more than 19,000 people across the globe.
Sep 27, 2016
New research shows that in social settings, narcissists start out strong, but it’s those with high emotional intelligence that win the popularity race. Psychology researchers from Poland, the U.K., Germany and the U.S.