Submitted by BlogEditor on Mon, 08/08/2016 - 15:52
By Peter Borkenau
People hold beliefs about how others perceive them. For example, whether people see them as attractive, intelligent, and polite. These beliefs may or may not accurately reflect the impression that the person actually conveys, called meta-accuracy.
Submitted by BlogEditor on Wed, 08/03/2016 - 15:30
Submitted by BlogEditor on Mon, 08/01/2016 - 15:34
By Katie Garrison & Brandon Schmeichel
People communicate information to others through a variety of nonverbal displays—for example, standing tall and erect can display confidence. However, such nonverbal displays may also communicate information to oneself.
Submitted by BlogEditor on Mon, 07/25/2016 - 15:08
Submitted by BlogEditor on Mon, 07/18/2016 - 14:01
By David Miller
When I came out as gay in my sophomore year of college, I absolutely loved going to Tigerheat – a kitschy 18-and-over gay club in Los Angeles. I mostly remember my nights there as frivolous fun, but they also had deeper meaning. That’s where I first learned how to openly and unabashedly celebrate being gay.
Submitted by BlogEditor on Mon, 07/11/2016 - 15:36
By Alexandra Main
Adolescence is a time period when a children’s relationships with their parents can undergo transformations that increase conflict and negative emotion (Laursen & Collins, 2009). To better understand how these conflicts are managed, my colleagues and I analyzed the emotion dynamics—i.e., the patterns of emotional exchange between parents and adolescents—during conflict discussions.
Submitted by BlogEditor on Thu, 07/07/2016 - 15:34
A recent podcast from NPR's Invisbilia garnered attention from many current personality psychology researchers. Below is one of the many responses to the creators of the podcast generated on both Facebook and Twitter.