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Character  &  Context

People disagree all the time, but not all disagreements lead to the same levels of stress.

Even though people can be passionate about their favorite sport teams, they can argue about which basketball team...

Science in Society

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Recent movements such as #MeToo and Black Lives Matter have helped to highlight discrimination against minority groups, however...

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In the News

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This week's roundup includes a link to twitter discussions on the Stanford Prison Experiment, op-eds and blog posts...

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In the Journals

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What makes politicians tick? A civics textbook might say that their constituents’ wishes and the good of society...

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In the News

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This week's roundup features the latest on personality and health behaviors . Recently in the news, written a...

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Character & Context is the blog of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP). With more than 7,500 members, SPSP is the largest organization of social psychologists and personality psychologists in the world.   

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