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The Roots of Religion

Belgian psychological scientist Vassilis Saroglou has identified two personality traits that shape our religiosity. He and other researchers explain the psychological and cultural foundations of spiritual beliefs and practices. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring semantic inhibition in toddlers and beliefs about the causal structure of self-concept. ... More>


How Friends and Personalities Mix

Close friendships can be rewarding, but they often require hard work to maintain. In a 2015 study, researchers examined the relationships among different aspects of personality and friendship satisfaction. ... More>


Is Donald Trump a textbook narcissist?


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To Know Thyself, Turn to Science

No matter how well we think we know our own traits, behaviors, and beliefs, experiments show that friends may have insights about us that we lack ourselves, says APS William James Fellow Timothy D. Wilson. ... More>