Oct 21, 2015
Genetic explanations for violent crimes may encourage jurors to support an insanity defense, but jurors may also believe the defendant is a persistent threat who will commit more crimes in the future, according to new research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
Sep 29, 2015
In recent years, psychologists established that regions and cities differ in their prevalent personality make-up.
Sep 17, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Society of Personality and Social Psychology is pleased to announce Walter Mischel as the 2016 SPSP Convention Legacy honoree.
Aug 19, 2015
People who fear relationship conflicts are just as happy when they are single or in a relationship, according to new research published online today in Social Psychological and Personality Science.
Aug 14, 2015
Immigrants may experience less racism and receive more support when white American citizens believe in a common group identity that embraces everyone regardless of their birthplace, according to new research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
Jul 31, 2015
Concerns about perfectionism can sabotage success at work, school or on the playing field, leading to stress, burnout and potential health problems, according to new research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.