Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI March 29, 2019
Envy, education, and the real reason people procrastinate; just a few of the gems in this week's roundup. Read on for the latest in social and personality psychology news and research. Recently in the news, written a post, or have selections you'd like us to consider? Email us, use the hashtag #SPSPblog, or tweet us directly @spspnews.
On the Blogs
Venture Capitalists Are Using the Wrong Tools to Improve Gender Diversity via Character & Context
Why Are Americans So Divided on Refugee Policy? via Behavioral Scientist
Black Like Kamala Harris: An Identity Dilemma for Second-generation Black Immigrants via The Washington Post
Why Rich Parents Are More Likely To Be Unethical via The Conversation
From SPSP News
Ethnic Minorities Not “Hypersensitive” to Microaggressions, Research Shows via Goldsmiths, University of London
In the News
The Growth Mindset Problem via Aeon
Counting Other People's Blessings via Hidden Brain
How Does Taking a Break from Social Media Really Affect Your Mental Health? via The Post Athens
Peter Ditto: The Psychology of Political Polarization and Motivated Reasoning via Maine Public Radio
Will the Mueller Report Change Anyone's Mind? via Pacific Standard
Why You Procrastinate (It Has Nothing to Do With Self-Control) via The New York Times
Jason Rentfrow @CambPsych is one of the organizers of the inaugural @SPSPnews Summer Psychology Forum, focusing on "Big Data in Personality and Social Psychology". August 2-4, St Louis https://t.co/WM0uycwOEt pic.twitter.com/IF5ZLmBWTW— Dept of Psychology (@CambPsych) March 28, 2019
The academic Twitter I see builds up students, celebrates wins, shares resources & grows networks. It has allowed me to learn about other disciplines, how to better run my classes & labs. I continue to learn from the amazing folks here. Couldn’t disagree with this author more. https://t.co/mpxKHoTMhe— Daniel Gillis (@DrDanielGillis) March 28, 2019
Let's fix academic posters! Prepping a poster for #SIOP19 and sick of the old "wall-of-text" poster design? Watch this cartoon to see a new, faster approach to designing research posters. Includes templates. #betterposterhttps://t.co/wyXhiP5CKl pic.twitter.com/UBYB2GzIv9— Mike Morrison (@mikemorrison) March 25, 2019
Want to receive the latest content from Character & Context? Sign up for updates direct to your inbox here.
What did we miss? Did you recently complete a media interview, write a post, or have your work featured in the news? Want to be in the next edition? Drop us a note and a link at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your contributions keep us engaged.