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Character  &  Context

This week's roundup includes a link to twitter discussions on the Stanford Prison Experiment, op-eds and blog posts from members, and a variety of advice, based on recent studies, on dating, business, and willpower. Recently...

In the Journals

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What makes politicians tick? A civics textbook might say that their constituents’ wishes and the good of society...


In the News

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This week's roundup features the latest on personality and health behaviors . Recently in the news, written a...


Science in Society

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In the cascade of sexual-harassment allegations now coming to light, a central question has emerged: Why did so...


In the Journals

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Health behavior change is notoriously difficult. If you have ever tried to exercise more often, drink more water,...


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