Character  &  Context

The Science of Who We Are and How We Relate
Editors: Mark Leary, Shira Gabriel, Brett Pelham
Jul 20, 2018

Psychology News Round-Up: ICYMI July 20, 2018

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This week round-up covers the gamut — from sex to cynicism to the World Cup. See what you may have missed online.
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On the Blogs

The Psychology of Social Class via Character & Context
Tony Manstead examines how social class might affect thought, emotion, and behavior. 
Dolly Chugh reminds us about the importance of listening in the workplace. 
Why I Am Disillusioned About Social Psychology via Psychology Today
An early career psychologist challenges some very conventional thinking.
My Life As a Sex Researcher via The Cut
Justin Lehmiller on the challenges and misconceptions of being a sex researcher. 
Check out more posts from around the web: Social and Personality Psychology Blog Roll

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Why is this blog called Character & Context?

Everything that people think, feel, and do is affected by some combination of their personal characteristics and features of the social context they are in at the time. Character & Context explores the latest insights about human behavior from research in personality and social psychology, the scientific field that studies the causes of everyday behaviors.  

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