How the Sunk Cost Fallacy Impacts Your Relationships
In the field of economics, the sunk cost fallacy — also called the sunk cost effect — is notorious. It occurs whenever we double down on poor financial decisions based on past investments that can’t
They May Be Just Acquaintances. They’re Important to You Anyway.
Victoria Tirondola and Lam Gong first struck up a conversation last spring at the dog run in Brookdale Park in Bloomfield, N.J., when they realized that each owned a dog named Abby. Ms. Tirondola, 65
Student Notebook: Beginning Your Collaborative Writing Journey
Nidhi Sinha explores the benefits of collaborative writing for graduate students: “The more people you involve in your research, the better experience, productivity, and research satisfaction you will receive in the long run.”
Sword From the Stone: Developing Leadership Across the Ages
Other than a handful of modern monarchs and heirs to proverbial corporate thrones, most leaders aren’t born, they’re developed. Researchers are just beginning to investigate how individuals of all ages learn to take the reins.
New Content From Current Directions in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on racism and historical context, prosocial behavior in the face of a disaster, studying mental health as systems, exceptional abilities in autism, LGBTQ+ parents, and much more.
Religion and the Development of a More Contextually Responsive Discipline: The Case of Indonesian Psychology
Growing interest in studying the transformative aspects of local religions and religiosity is not only important for the development of psychological science in Indonesia but also sociologically meaningful.