Aug 11, 2017
Research on how our social lives affects decision-making has usually focused on negative factors like stress and adversity. Less attention, however, has been paid to the reverse: What makes people more likely to give themselves the chance to succeed?
Aug 03, 2017
Engagement with the arts can help societies counter economic, cultural and political divisions, new research co-ordinated by psychologists at the University of Kent shows.
Jul 27, 2017
Averaging the implicit bias of hundreds of thousands of individuals to understand how “biased” a community is, predicts the likelihood of African Americans being killed by police.
Jul 24, 2017
LAWRENCE — A new investigation appearing this week in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin suggests a strong association between a person’s attachment style — how avoidant or anxious people are in their close relationships — and their perception and management of social networks like Fa
Jul 12, 2017
New research highlights the importance of showing students the communal aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers in order to attract more students to STEM classes and careers.
Jun 22, 2017
In new research published by Social Psychological and Personality Science, researchers were able to model and study the cognitive map that US citizens have of the US states. Cognitive maps inform how people, on average, make sense of the world they live in.