White People Show Race Bias When Judging Deception
Research shows that White people are more likely to perceive a Black person as a truth-teller compared with a White person, although their spontaneous behavior indicates the reverse bias.
Wonder Woman’s Secret Roots in Psychological Science
Wonder Woman was first showcased in a 1941 issue of All-Star Comics, but her origins can be traced back to a psychophysiology lab started by William James.
New Research From Psychological Science
A sample of new research exploring the detrimental effects of oxytocin in competitive environments and models identifying the factors that predict ideological prejudice.
Living a Lie: We Deceive Ourselves to Better Deceive Others
Scientific American: People mislead themselves all day long. We tell ourselves we’re smarter and better looking than our friends, that our political party can do no wrong, that we’re too busy to help a colleague.
The Truth Is, Lying Might Not Be So Bad
NPR: VEDANTAM: So that’s right. If you buy the idea that all behavior stems from the brain, Rachel, this prick of conscience that we often experience obviously has something to do with what’s happening in
Everybody Lies, And That’s Not Always A Bad Thing
NPR: When we think about dishonesty, we mostly think about the big stuff. We see big scandals, big lies, and we think to ourselves, I could never do that. We think we’re fundamentally different from