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New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: The Interactive Effect of Anger and Disgust on Moral Outrage and Judgments Jessica M. Salerno and Liana C. Peter-Hagene Although most people are familiar with the feeling of moral outrage, its emotional components are still unclear. The authors hypothesized that moral outrage More

Grit Versus Aptitude: Relative Influence of Effort and Intelligence in Academic Success

In educational research, an age-old question has remained unanswered: Does IQ or hard work matter more in predicting success in school? Intellectual gifts have been studied extensively, but other non-cognitive factors contributing to success have been less carefully examined. One factor is “grit”, defined by Duckworth et al (2007), as More