Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI January 17, 2020
Humor, favors, and revenge; read what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology on this week's ICYMI roundup.
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On the Blogs and OpEds
Viewing Pornography to Deal with Affection Deprivation via Character and Context
“I’d Like You to Do Us a Favor”: Why We Don’t Always Say What We Mean via Character and Context
Receptivity to Nonsense Varies across the Political Spectrum via Character and Context
A Bright Spot of Getting Older: Negative Thinking “Sticks” Less as People Age via Character and Context
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For the New Year, Say No to Negativity via The Wall Street Journal
The Dark Side of Supportive Relationships via The Conversation
Think Twice Before Shouting Your Virtues Online – Moral Grandstanding is Toxic via The Conversation
Weinstein Jurors Must Differentiate Between Consent and Compliance – Which Research Shows Isn’t Easy via The Conversation [by Oped Grant recipient Vanessa Bohns]
In the News
Study finds women’s speech more concrete, detailed than men’s via SF State News
Nostalgia may have harmful impact on those with negative past via Rutgers–Camden
Is a sad song sad for everyone? via Scientific American
Go ahead and complain. It might be good for you. via New York Times
For female leaders, humor is a blessing. Unless it’s a curse. via The Washington Post
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