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Faced With Ambivalence, Powerful People Are Less Decisive Than Others

Although powerful people often tend to decide and act quickly, they become more indecisive than others when the decisions are toughest to make, a new study suggests. ... More>

We’re All a Little Biased, Even if We Don’t Know It

Believing That Others Understand Helps Us Feel That We Do, Too

Our sense of what we know about something is increased when we learn that others around us understand it, consistent with the idea of a “community of knowledge.” ... More>

Adults Value Overcoming Temptation, Kids Value Moral Purity

The ability to appreciate the moral conflicts that people grapple with before overcoming temptation may depend on your age. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring how people develop an aversion to inequity and the role of number and degree in how we perceive facial attractiveness. ... More>