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Effect of Commitment on Forgiveness Investigated in Large-Scale Replication Project

A new Registered Replication Report aimed to replicate the finding that boosting partners' feelings of commitment leads them to choose less destructive responses to betrayal. ... More>

Yours or Mine? How We Handle Objects Depends on Who Owns Them

From car keys to cell phones, we often pass objects in a way that's useful for the person on the receiving end -- unless we're handing over our own belongings. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring how people develop an aversion to inequity and the role of number and degree in how we perceive facial attractiveness. ... More>

Stereotypes Skew Our Predictions of Others’ Pains and Pleasures

Our predictions about others are less accurate when we have information about the groups they belong to, such as which political party or sports team they’re rooting for. ... More>