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School Principals Shape Students’ Values Via School Climate

Over time, students’ personal values become more similar to those of their school principal, according to data from 252 school principals, over 3600 teachers, and almost 50,000 students in Israel. ... More>

Early Attachment and Culture Affect Responses to Ostracism

In a recent study, researchers explored why people find it difficult to be excluded from a group as well as how culture and attachment affect those feelings. ... More>

Other People Are Less Attention-Grabbing to the Wealthy

Findings from a series of three studies suggest that the degree to which other people divert your attention may depend on your social class. ... More>

Heart Trouble: Exploring Links Between Racism and Health Risks

Using two large data sets, researchers investigated whether levels of racial bias are associated with levels of circulatory disease in counties across the US. ... More>

Motivating Eco-Friendly Behaviors Depends on Cultural Values

Concern about environmental issues doesn't necessarily lead to environmental action in societies that have more collectivistic values, researchers find. ... More>