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How Being Laid Off Affects Your Job Prospects

A new study identifies one factor that may lead employers to view laid-off professionals with skepticism, even though they’re unemployed through no fault of their own. ... More>


Conspiracy Theorists Aren’t So Different From the Rest of Us


Coincidence or Conspiracy? Studies Investigate Conspiracist Thinking

New research shows no evidence that conspiracy believers are more likely to perceive order, design, or intent in events or outcomes. ... More>


Observer Article

Being Choosy About Choosing

Choices are expressions of personality and acts of individuation, but they also are acts of communication. In a talk sponsored by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, Sheena Iyengar described a variety of studies demonstrating how our choices do not always reflect our stated preferences. ... More>