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Driving in Rain, Sleet, or Snow? Cognitive Biases Worsen Winter Driving

People often lack insight when evaluating their own skills, leading many drivers to overestimate their ability to handle inclement road conditions. ... More>


The Right Face for the Job

A new study finds that people tend to associate particular professions with specific facial features, suggesting that looks play a significant role in choosing a leader. ... More>


Negotiating with Nothing Holds Surprise Benefits

Powerlessness in negotiations can have unexpected advantages, leading individuals to make more aggressive offers that achieve superior outcomes. ... More>


Political Extremists Are Resistant to One Kind of Bias


Bad Drivers? No, Just Bad Stereotypes

Unfounded stereotypes of particular groups as “bad drivers” are regrettably common, but new research helps explain how these pernicious stereotypes emerge. ... More>