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Psychologists Analyzed a Big Collection of Condemned Inmates’ Last Words


Getting to Yes Is Easier Than Saying No

Using specific language to frame a negotiation can make it much more difficult for people to walk away from a deal – even a bad one. ... More>


Replication Effort Finds No Evidence That Grammatical Aspect Affects Perceived Intent

A multi-lab replication project found no evidence that the verb form used to describe a crime influences the way people judge criminal intent, in contrast to previously published findings. ... More>


Observer Article

Love in the Time of Twitter

People today are as likely to meet their potential valentines on the Internet as they are at a mixer. Psychological scientists and other researchers are exploring the ways that online communication is affecting the formation of friendships and romantic relationships. ... More>


What the Rise of Large Datasets Means for Psycholinguistics

The rise of Big Data has given rise to new opportunities, such as collecting word variables, in the field of psycholinguistics. It also has raised new questions about large-scale datasets. ... More>