Jul 29, 2016
When it comes to prejudice, it does not matter if you are smart or not, or conservative or liberal, each group has their own specific biases. In a recent study, psychologists show that low cognitive ability (i.e., intelligence, verbal ability) was not a consistent predictor of prejudice.
Jul 14, 2016
Before the political conventions kickoff and general election season moves into full force, stay ahead of the story by familiarizing yourself with leading social and personality psychology experts and studies. These experts have made themselves available for relevant media inquiries.
Jul 08, 2016
Prosocial behaviors, such as willingness to help others, may be linked to specific personalities. Based on new research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, agreeableness is one of the better predictors of prosocial behavior.
Jun 24, 2016
When it comes to helping patients make the best choices for themselves, sometimes you have to challenge their usual way of dealing with the world, according to new research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
Jun 17, 2016
Diminishing a person’s belief in free will leads to them feeling less like their true selves, according to recent research published in Social Psychological and Personality Science.
Jun 06, 2016
Faithfulness Is in the Eye of the Beholder: Satisfied Partners Downgrade the Appearance of Potential Threats to Their Romantic Relationship
Though they meet thousands of new people in their lifetime, what underlying psychological factors might couples use to stay committed to their partners? According to a recent study, people in relationships actually see tempting people outside of their partnership as less attractive.