Offering a Range of Numbers Can Lead to an Edge in Negotiations

From starting salaries to used car prices, negotiators who proposed a range ended up with better deals than those who offered a single figure. More>

      

Seeing Red on the Road: Can Car Color Impact Driver Behavior?

A team of researchers from the University of Granada investigates whether red cars—often linked to traffic tickets and insurance hikes—really influence our behavior behind the wheel.

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Weight Bias Impacts Our Perceptions of Competence

A new study finds that people give overweight individuals low ratings for competence, regardless of their qualifications or performance.

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Children Less Likely to Come to the Rescue When Others Are Available

Young children are less likely to help a person in need when other children are present and available to help, indicating that the "bystander effect" isn't limited to adults.

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Understanding the Origin of Psychopathic Tendencies Through Chimpanzees

A team led by Georgia State University researchers turned to chimpanzees to better understand the features of psychopathy, a personality disorder typically investigated among human clinical and forensic populations.

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Bosses Can Spot Self-Serving Workers

Supervisors are surprisingly good at gauging whether workers’ motivations are selfish or genuinely altruistic.

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Cross-cutting Keynotes Highlight ICPS

Nearly 2,200 scientists and students from around the world converged in the city of Amsterdam last week for the inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS).

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