Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI April 12, 2019
This week's roundup includes pieces on pay gaps, gratefulness, and why couples seem to look alike. Read on for the latest in social and personality psychology news and research. 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
Your (Future) Car’s Moral Compass via Character & Context
When Employees Feel Grateful, They’re Less Likely to Be Dishonest via Harvard Business Review
You Are Not as Good at Kissing as You Think. But You Are Better at Dancing. via New York Times
In the News
Moral outrage in the digital age with Molly Crockett via The Psychology Podcast
Findings from the first ever multi-institutional survey of faculty retention & exit [Infographic] via Harvard
Beyond Biden: How close is too close? via The New York Times
Insecurities may drive people to save more via Medical Xpress
All that stuff about birth order? Forget it via The Herald Tribune
"Hyperscans” Show how brains sync as people interact via Scientific American
How faking positivity can push service-industry workers to drink via Pacific Standard
Pro-dad move: Agreeing to skype w a reporter at 8pm on Friday, not realizing it was TV, not radio. Then doing the interview crouched on the floor behind a bed so you don't wake up your toddler. (then going back to watching the Great British Baking Show)https://t.co/OzeVLrLnch— Kurt Gray (@kurtjgray) April 9, 2019
A couple years ago in central park I saw a lady on her phone looking panicked and I overheard her say “ok what we need to do is run a chi-squared test immediately!”— Luuuda (@ludmila_janda) April 9, 2019
I still think about that emergency chi-squared test
Attending a meeting scheduled for Thursday, the grad student realizes today is Wednesday. pic.twitter.com/hldBLAQlkr— Lego Grad Student (@legogradstudent) April 10, 2019
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