Character  &  Context

Psychology News Round-Up: ICYMI September 28, 2018

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In the news this week, we have some varying takes on grit. See what else you may have missed online.

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On the Blogs

Does Empathy Have a Dark Side?  via Character & Context
 
 
 
Grit: Bringing Passion Back  via Scientific American
 

Check out more posts from around the web: Social and Personality Psychology Blog Roll

 

In the News

The difference between introverts & extroverts might not be as big as you think  via Bustle

Being vulnerable seems better when someone else does it  via Psychology Today

When loyalty trumps honesty: Judging loyal lies  via Cornell Chronicle

Researchers have identified a new personality type. Chances are you’ve had it  via Science Magazine

This is your brain on Tinder  via Refinery29

Happiness hinges on personality, so initiatives to improve well-being need to be tailor-made  via The Conversation

Being forgotten by acquaintances can affect self-esteem in the same way as being rejected  via Medical Xpress

Your fear of confrontation is probably unfounded  via The Cut

Working remotely is not necessarily stress-free  via PsychCentral

Won't you be my climate-conscious neighbor?  via Pacific Standard

Is your inbox overflowing? Better shortcuts could help in more ways than one  via Forbes

Dating someone from another country can make you more creative  via Artsy

More and more scientists are preregistering their studies. Should you?  via Science

Got swiping fatigue? 'Slow dating' is for busy people who want real connections  via NBC News

How to give up your cake – and eat it, too  via Research Digest

How tightness and looseness help shape culture  via MSNBC

Take a step back from yourself to better realize the benefits of awe  via Medical Xpress

After 9/11, Americans united to protect the country. Today, we're divided by threats that don't exist  via Time

Want to seem more likable? Try this  via New York Times

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