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How a Disagreement from 16 Years Ago Can Affect Your Health Today

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Although marriage often enhances people’s health, how and when partners argue with their spouses can have negative health consequences.

Are Men Really Funnier Than Women?

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A new review of scientific research that compares men’s and women’s ability to produce humor has the answer.

What Can Serial Killers Like Amy Archer-Gilligan Tell Us about Human Evolution?

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Serial killers—yes, serial killers—may tell us something important about human evolution. Some hunt; others appear to gather.

The Perils of Thinking of Gender as Biology

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Indifference to the rights of women and transgender people may lie in a certain way of thinking about gender.

Gender and Conversation: Why are Women More “In Synch” Than Men?

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Recent research shows that women are more physically “in synch” during conversations than men are.

The Appeal of Sexism to the Romantically Insecure

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Emotionally distant men in romantic relationships tend to have greater beliefs that women are manipulative and power-hungry.

Failure of Female Role Models Affects Beliefs about Women More Generally

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Role models are not superhuman, and they sometimes fail. Although we might accept their imperfections, we do not expect that other people will treat them the same.

Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI August 16, 2019

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Cabbage rolls, water bottles, and disappointment: See what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology in this week's ICYMI roundup.

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