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Why I give my students a ‘tragedy of the commons’ extra credit challenge

Moral Suspicion Trickles Down the Corporate Ladder

Rank-and-file employees suffer more reputational damage from an association with an unethical supervisor compared to an unethical subordinate. ... More>

ESCOP Journal’s ‘Best Paper’ Shows How Collaboration Influences Memory

A study led by Hae-Yoon Choi, a PhD candidate from Stony Brook University in the United States, is being recognized with the 2014 Journal of Cognitive Psychology Best Paper Award. Choi's article, “The Role of Group Configuration in the Social Transmission of Memory: Evidence From Identical and Reconfigured Groups,” focuses on how collaboration influences memory. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: methodological issues in studies linking video games and cognitive abilities; rule-learning in 8-month-olds; and bias among children as a function of group norms. ... More>

Your Friends Are More Extroverted Than You Are