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Small signals of collaboration can dramatically boost people’s motivation and interest in completing difficult tasks, even when working alone. ... More>
Prompting people to feel more powerful alters their perception of time, making them feel that they have more time at their disposal. ... More>
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Featured articles: “Shining the Light on Dark Personalities” and “Health Psychology Meets Neuroscience: Brain↔Body” ... More>
Scientists have long debated how economic and societal trends, such as the Great Depression or the 1960s counterculture movement, influence personality development. But using novel ways to analyze data across time, psychological researchers have identified specific attributes — like empathy and incivility — that are more prevalent in some birth cohorts than in others. ... More>