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New psychology study shows ‘extroversion bias’ distorts our view of friends


Extraversion May Be Less Common Than We Think

Researchers studying a class of MBA students find that social networks are biased toward extraversion, and this bias is even more pronounced in extraverts' own social networks. ... More>


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APS Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions

APS is honoring six psychological scientists with the Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early-Career Contributions for work that ranges from cultural variability in social learning to the neurobiological and behavioral signatures of fear and anxiety. ... More>


Evolution of the Human Brain: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Romantic love, and the pair-bonding that it motivates, may have played a critical role in human evolution, researchers argue in an article in Perspectives on Psychological Science. ... More>


Without Friends or Family, even Extraordinary Experiences are Disappointing