Moral Suspicion Trickles Down the Corporate Ladder

Rank-and-file employees suffer more reputational damage from an association with an unethical supervisor compared to an unethical subordinate. More>

      

Intrusiveness of Old Emotional Memories Can Be Reduced by Computer Game Play Procedure

Playing Tetris -- a visually-demanding computer game -- after reactivating established intrusive memories may reduce their occurrence over time.

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Racial Bias Extends to the Crosswalk

A new study from Portland State University finds that drivers are far less likely to yield for black pedestrians compared to white ones.

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US Supreme Court Recognizes Role of Unconscious Bias in Disparate Treatment

Psychological science on implicit bias served as a guide for a landmark Supreme Court decision on the Fair Housing Act.

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For Job Interviews, Earlier in the Day May Be Better

New research suggests that interview order may have a surprising influence on a job applicant’s success.

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Longer Acquaintance Levels the Romantic Playing Field

Partners who become romantically involved soon after meeting tend to be more similar in physical attractiveness than partners who get together after knowing each other for a while.

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A Psychological Solution Prevents Rubbernecking

An accident on the side of the road can distract drivers, leading to traffic jams. Blocking the view can help keep drivers’ eyes on the road and traffic moving.

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