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Personal Judgments Are Swayed by Group Opinion, but Only for 3 Days

People change their own personal judgments so that they fall in line with the group norm, but the change only seems to last about 3 days, researchers find. ... More>


How Do Social Pressures Tip Our Ethical Balancing Acts?

What happens when someone asks you to do something unethical? Will your moral standards balance out any qualms you have about just saying no? ... More>


For Black Professional Men, It’s Who You Are, Not Who You Know

As a recent study shows, networking seems to be less of a factor in Black men's career accomplishments than are education and motivation. ... More>


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Books to Check Out: January 2014

Starting this month, the Observer will be publishing a list of recent books by APS members. ... More>