Sep 14, 2017
Believing you have fewer friends than your peers can contribute to unhappiness Feel like everyone else has more friends than you do? You’re not alone— but merely believing this is true could affect your happiness.
Aug 31, 2017
Rejection, Volunteering, & Morality: Recently Published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
Washington, D.C. – From rejection to volunteering and innocence, the following research recently published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Media may contact press @ spsp.org for a copy of any of these studies.
Aug 22, 2017
Washington, D.C. - Are you more likely to use words like “happy” and “family” in your social media posts? Or do you use emotional and cognitive words like “angry” and “thinking?” The words you use may be a clue to your religious affiliation. A study of 12,815 U.S. and U.K.
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.