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    Press Releases
    Monday, January 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Lucky Charms: When Are Superstitions Used Most? »
    It might be a lucky pair of socks, or a piece of jewelry; whatever the item, many people turn to a superstition or lucky c...
    Tuesday, January 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
    What Can Your Online Avatar Say About Your Personality? »
    More communication among individuals is occurring online, and often between individuals who do not know each other offline...
    Tuesday, December 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    The Psychology of Gift-Giving and Receiving »
    Gift exchanges can reveal how people think about others, what they value and enjoy, and how they build and maintain relati...
    Monday, November 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Declining Loneliness Among American Teenagers »
    There has been a growing concern that modern society is increasingly lonely. In 2006, a New York Times article "The Lone...
    Thursday, November 13, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Liberals Are More Emotion-Driven Than Conservatives »
    Emotions are powerful motivators of human behavior and attitudes. Emotions also play an important role in guiding policy s...

    Thursday, February 19, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Member Spotlight: Christopher T. Burris »
    Member Spotlights feature an interview with an SPSP member to highlight their contributions in social and personality psyc...
    Tuesday, January 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
    FPSP Invites Nominations for Heritage Initiative Wall of Fame »
      The Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology invites nominations for the Heritage Initiative Wall of...
    Wednesday, January 21, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
    SPSP President’s Message »
    Enhancing the Relevance of Personality and Social Psychology Mark Leary, SPSP President The past few years have...
    Thursday, December 04, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Congratulations to the 2015 SAGE Young Scholars Awards Recipients »
    The Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology (FPSP), in collaboration with SAGE Publications , has announced the...
    Monday, July 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Division 8 Sponsored APA Programs 2014 »
    The Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association will be held in Washington, DC August 7- August 10, 2014. T...

    In the News
    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...

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