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    Thursday, February 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Lights, Camera, Psychology in Action: Video and Recap »
    People and spaces, the tragedy of commonsense morality, myths about meaning of life, and remaking love were four themes at...
    Tuesday, December 31, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
    10 Stories in 20 Tweets: A Look Back at Social and Personality Psychology in 2013 »
    Ring in the New Year with a look back at some top personality and social psychology stories of 2013. From efforts to boost...
    Tuesday, December 24, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
    How Regret Helps Us this Holiday Season »
    As the year draws to an end, regret often comes to mind – regret of trips not taken, goals not met, time lost. A new...
    Tuesday, December 10, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Repeat Media Exposure To Trauma Worse Than Being There »
    Most of us have found ourselves glued to the TV or a Twitter feed in the wake of a disaster — just think, the typhoon...
    Friday, November 22, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
    “Spiral of Silence” Makes Climate Change a Taboo Topic this Thanksgiving »
    So you just read an article about the climate change talks this week in Warsaw. Will you discuss it with your co-workers o...

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    Saturday, February 08, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Would You Lie for Me? »
    Think it would be tough to get convince someone to lie for you or to vandalize public property? Think again. Recent resear...
    Sunday, January 26, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Verbal Tics, Doctor's Office Guilt, Psychology Leading the Way »
    "Politeness is another word for deception," said James Pennebaker of the University of Texas, Austin, and SPSP President,...
    Thursday, November 28, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Thanksgiving Lessons from Personality and Social Psychologists »
    On this Thanksgiving, personality and social psychologists have a few lessons to share:  1) Thinking before eating...
    Thursday, October 31, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Happy Halloween: Psychology of Rituals and Superstitions »
    Halloween folklore, rituals and superstitions may be dismissed as child’s play, but researchers say the tendency to t...
    Wednesday, October 16, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Contrary to Belief, Not Everyone Will Blindly Follow Orders »
    Would you obey commands to shock an innocent person to death? Would almost anybody? For years, many people, including some...

    Press Releases
    Thursday, March 06, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    When, Why, and How: The Questions Psychologists Should Be Asking About Parents’ Happiness »
    The question of whether or not parents are happy has become a hot topic among popular media, serious academics, and the ge...
    Saturday, February 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    For Understanding Family Structure to Trauma: New Technology is Yielding Bigger Data »
    Social media can do more than just entertain us and keep us connected. It also can help scientists better understand human...
    Friday, February 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Even Fact Will Not Change First Impressions »
    Knowledge is power, yet new research suggests that a person’s appearance alone can trump knowledge. First impressions are...
    Friday, February 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Matchmaking, Double Dates and More for Valentine’s Day »
    It's Valentine’s Day: Try matching up two friends for a date or, better yet, match them and then go with them on a double...
    Friday, January 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    What Comforts Targets of Prejudice the Most »
    Rare in history are moments like the 1960s civil rights movement, in which members of a majority group vocally support m...

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    SPSP 2014 App and Program »
    The SPSP 2014 conference starts Thursday, Feb. 13, in Austin. The conference App is now available.  Download it now ....
    Thursday, February 06, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Finding Meaning and Ambiance, Superbowl Psychology, and More »
    Features of our home spaces — whether the kitchen, bedroom, or office — affect our levels of comfort, as well as our actio...
    Saturday, February 01, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Graduate Student Events and Awards at SPSP 2014 »
    From a pre-conference offering tips for job success to an evening social at Recess/New York, NY, there are many events fo...
    Monday, December 23, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
    New Editor for Personality and Social Psychology Review »
    Personality and Social Psychology Review   — the premier outlet for theoretical and review papers in the field —...
    Thursday, December 05, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
    New Web Editor To Spearhead Improved SPSP Web Presence »
    Big changes to the SPSP website are coming your way – more blogs, feature stories, and opportunities to share research amo...

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