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    Thursday, August 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Can Fiction Stories Make Us More Empathetic? »
    Empathy is important for navigating complex social situations, and is considered a highly desirable trait. Raymond Mar, a...
    Thursday, August 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    How We Form Habits and Change Existing Ones »
    Much of our daily lives are taken up by habits that we've formed over our lifetime. An important characteristic of a habit...
    Saturday, August 09, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    What Does 'Diversity' Mean to You? The Answer May Depend on Your Race »
    Diversity in the workplace has been a contentious issue for many employers. In May 2014, Google disclosed that 70% of it...
    Friday, July 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Why Do Men Prefer Nice Women?: Responsiveness and Desire »
    People's emotional reactions and desires in initial romantic encounters determine the fate of a potential relationship. Re...
    Friday, July 11, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    Do Women Perceive Other Women in Red as More Sexually Receptive? »
    Previous research has shown that men perceive the color red on a woman to be a signal of sexual receptivity. Women are mor...

    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...
    Monday, July 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    David Hamilton and John G. Holmes Added to the Heritage Fund Wall of Fame »
    The Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology is pleased to announce that David Hamilton and John G. Holmes have be...
    Friday, July 11, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
    SAGE Young Scholars Recipients Engaging in Research »
     By Jennifer Santisi Five recipients of the SAGE Young Scholars Award , which is supported by a generous donation...
    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...

    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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