We’ve heard a lot of bad apologies lately. What makes a good one?
Think of some of the excuses, denials and apologies we’ve heard in the last few months. Film producer and alleged abuser Harvey Weinstein urging dismissal of a federal sexual misconduct suit lodged against him
New Books: October 2017
Popular: The Power of Likability in a Status-Obsessed World by Mitch Prinstein; Viking, June 6, 2017. Minding the Weather: How Expert Forecasters Think by Robert R. Hoffman, Daphne S. LaDue, H. Michael Mogil, Paul J. Roebber
Low-Income Extraverts Spend More on Status Than Introverted Peers
Banking data indicate that the types of goods and services that low-income individuals buy may depend, in part, on personality.
Mean Bosses Make Themselves Miserable, Too
Powerful people who engaged in abusive behavior directed at employees paid the price later with lowered well-being.
Higher-Ranking People Have More Difficulty Spotting Unethical Behavior
Research suggests that obtaining a higher rank within an organization may prompt people to overlook unethical behavior.
Laughter Conveys Social Status
Naïve participants were highly accurate at judging an individual’s social rank just by listening to their laughter.