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Can Personality Traits Predict Who Chokes Under Pressure?

Researchers from Texas A&M University find a link between specific personality traits and poor decision-making under pressure. ... More>

Sophisticated Communication from 8-Month-Old Babies

Effect of Commitment on Forgiveness Investigated in Large-Scale Replication Project

A new Registered Replication Report aimed to replicate the finding that boosting partners' feelings of commitment leads them to choose less destructive responses to betrayal. ... More>

Yours or Mine? How We Handle Objects Depends on Who Owns Them

From car keys to cell phones, we often pass objects in a way that's useful for the person on the receiving end -- unless we're handing over our own belongings. ... More>