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A paper published in Perspectives on Psychological Science, “The situated inference model of priming: An integrative account of construal, behavior, and goal priming” was awarded the 2011 Best Paper Award from the International Social Cognition Network. ... More>
William James argued that religious belief was a basic part of human existence. Therefore, it was worthy of academic inquiry. Fast-forward 110 years to a symposium focusing on new studies of God and religion. ... More>
When writers craft metaphors such as the “warmth of friendship,” they aren’t just making an arbitrary connection between temperature and social bonds. Behavioral scientists have shown that certain metaphors, called embodied metaphors, describe physical experiences that are connected to an individual’s thought processes. ... More>