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Which Way Should I Go?

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Hint: Your subconscious may know, even if you don’t

How to Become a Better Lie Detector: Focus on Feelings

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Do you want to be better at detecting lies? The key is to ask yourself what emotions the other person is feeling.

When Your Friends and Family Disapprove of Your Romantic Partner

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Which matters more to our relationships: the opinions of our friends or families? The answer may surprise you!

Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI May 17, 2019

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Having enough time, selfies, and trust all make an appearance in this week's roundup. See what else you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology. 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. 

 

Bullies - Offenders or Defenders?

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Contrary to what many people think, bullies are not usually compensating for low self-esteem.

Entitled People - What to Expect and How to Deal With Them

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Entitlement has many negative consequences, but there are also some positive sides to being entitled.

Why We Love People, Places, and Things That Resemble Us

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If your name is Allen and you moved to Allentown, sold Allen wrenches, and married Ellen, it’d be hard to blame you.

Emotional People Make More Extreme Judgments

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How strongly you feel your emotions is related to how strongly you judge other people’s bad actions – and lots of other things.

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