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A Recipe for Healthy Conflict

Mild task conflict — when group members disagree about the content of a task being performed — could be beneficial for teams, encouraging members to share different opinions and perspectives. ... More>


Keeping Up With the Joneses

Watch Nora H. Hope, McGill University, present her research on "Keeping Up with the Joneses: How Friends' Perfectionism Spurs Extrinsic Aspirations" at the 2014 APS Annual Convention in San Francisco. ... More>


Are We Overreacting to Cyberbullies?

Expert Dan Olweus asserts that cyberbullying is far less common than traditional types of bullying. ... More>


An Ill-Timed Smile Can Hurt You in Negotiations

Smiling can be a disarming expression on a date or at a social gathering. But smiling at the wrong time could prove hazardous in a business setting, researchers find. ... More>


Observer Article

Making the Most of Science, In and Out of the Classroom

A popular introductory psychology class shows how students’ curiosity can identify real-world applications for psychological research findings. ... More>