Character  &  Context

The Science of Who We Are and How We Relate
Editors: Mark Leary, Shira Gabriel, Brett Pelham
Jun 01, 2018

Psychology News Round-Up: ICYMI June 1, 2018

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This week's roundup features the latest on the Starbucks training, cultivating humility, modern marriage, and ageing Recently in the news, written a post, or have selections you'd like us to consider? Email us, use the hashtag #SPSPblog, or tweet us directly @spspnews.

On the Blogs

Feeling Awe Can Cultivate Humility via Character & Context
Jennifer Stellar shares research on how we cultivate humility in the moment.
"People perceive confusing and ambiguous personality assessment questions as "deeper" - getting at something hidden deep in the unconscious," write Randy Stein and Alexander Swan.
Dorothy Bishop revisits GIlbert et al.
The Problem with "Learning Styles" via Scientific American
"There is little scientific support for this fashionable idea—and stronger evidence for other learning strategies," writes Cindi May.
Podcast: You Can Go Your Own Way (with Katie Corker) via The Black Goat

In the News

Video: Can You Change Implicit Bias? via The Washington Post

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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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