The Minds of Medalists
Psychological scientists have identified what distinguishes the athletes that made it to Winter Olympics, and what predicts their chances of standing on the medal podium.
6th International Self-Determination Theory Conference
The 6th International Self-Determination Theory (SDT) Conference will take place from June 2–5, 2016, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, with poster submissions being accepted until February 1. Thefirst day (June 2) will start with a
Does the guy with the Porsche really get the most dates?
Orlando Sentinel: Everyone assumes the racier the car, the racier the hormones. Now, researchers at the University of Minnesota have brought scientific precision to that age-old observation. To wit: Sexual signaling really works — but
What the Stanford prison experiment taught us — and didn’t teach us — about evil
Boston Globe: Via Longreads, Stanford Magazine has a fascinating piece on the infamous Stanford prison experiment. For those who never took a psychology class, in August of 1971 a psychologist named Phil Zimbardo and his
Distant female bosses may reflect a sexist workplace
Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel: She’s mean, she’s off-putting, she’s distant toward her female coworkers—and she’s the boss. Dutch researchers at Leiden University said that negative traits in a female boss may actually reflect how she copes
Van seksistische werksituaties worden vrouwen âqueen beesâ
Nieuwsbank: Van seksistische werksituaties worden vrouwen âqueen beesâ Wil je als organisatie meer vrouwen aan de top, dan lukt dat niet door simpelweg een paar vrouwen op topposities te zetten, stellen Leidse onderzoekers. Beter verander