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Minimizing Belief in Free Will May Lessen Support for Criminal Punishment

Exposure to information that diminishes will, including brain-based accounts of behavior, seems to decrease people’s support for retributive punishment. ... More>


Wage Disparity and the Masculinity of Money

Even if we believe women deserve the same pay as men for equal work, our implicit associations indicate otherwise – possibly a major force behind gender differences in salaries. ... More>


Half a Century Later, Psychology Researchers Remember Kitty Genovese

A group of scholars, historians, journalists, and activists recently gathered at a Fordham University conference to commemorate the life and tragic death of Kitty Genovese. ... More>


Can Shame Predict Whether a Released Felon Will Reoffend?


After Committing a Crime, Guilt and Shame Predict Re-Offense

New research suggests that the degree to which inmates’ express guilt or shame may provide an indicator of how likely they are to re-offend. ... More>