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Psychology News Round-Up: ICYMI April 13, 2017

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On the Blogs

Yuthika U. Girme asks, "What consequences might relationship ‘ups and downs’ have for peoples’ relationship satisfaction? Are some individuals more susceptible to the potential impact of relationship fluctuations?"
"Divisive topics – issues that are polarizing, or on which there’s no general societywide consensus – can evoke feelings of anxiety and threat," writes Melanie Green.
The Psychology Of Fake News via Cosmos and Culture
Tania Lambrozo covers research on "what we do and don't know about the science of fake news." 

In the News

Revisiting the Marshmallow Test via Pacific Standard

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