Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI December 21, 2018
Why do we avoid chores, how do we deal with people we don't like, and more gift advice ahead in this final roundup of 2018.
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On the Blogs
Top Character & Context Posts in 2018 via Character & Context
The Seeds of Love Contain the Roots of Hate via Psychology Today
Do We Need a Common Enemy? via Words Matter
We’re Not as Grinchy as We Think via The Conversation
Supporting Decision-Making under Uncertainty: Nudging, Boosting or Both? via Behavioral Economics
In the News
How toxic ideas about masculinity corrode the workplace via CNN Business
How to train your brain to like people who annoy you via Fast Company
How to give gifts that everyone loves, according to science via Considerable
Being friends with your boss has a downside via Quartz at work
Sexist men may think they have less power in relationships via Brainstorm
Why people wait 10 days to do something that takes 10 minutes via The Atlantic
The underlying psychology of political radicalism via Pacific Standard
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A supporter offered to match donations up to $25,000 until the end of the year.
Liberal arts college professors!! What are your thoughts on visiting assistant professorship? Do you recommend grad students doing a VAP position before tenure track? is it viewed like a postdoc? I've heard mixed things and want to see what others think before recommending it— Jin X. Goh (@jinxgoh) December 19, 2018
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