Interpersonal Interaction

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science. From Glue to Gasoline: How Competition Turns Perspective Takers Unethical Jason R. Pierce, Gavin J. Kilduff, Adam D. Galinsky, and Niro Sivanathan Perspective taking is thought be beneficial for social interactions. In the second of four studies examining whether this is always More

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

C. Nathan DeWall, University of Kentucky, and renowned textbook author and APS Fellow David G. Myers, Hope College, have teamed up to create a new series of Observer columns aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom. Each column will offer advice and how-to guidance about teaching a particular More

Why having sweaty palms before that big job interview could actually work in your favour

The Daily Mail: The age-old advice to ‘just relax’ before giving a speech or taking an exam may not hold true, research suggests. A study found that signs traditionally interpreted as nervousness – such as sweaty palms and a racing heart – may actually increase your negotiating power. In those More