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Aug 19, 2019 Facts and Stories: Great Stories Undermine Strong Facts

Washington, DC - Some research shows facts are better received when presented on their own. Other studies show facts are more accepted when interwoven with stories; stories can help bridge emotional connections.

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Aug 07, 2019 American Liberals & Conservatives Have Different Views on Equity, Share Value of “Protestant Work Ethic”

American liberals and conservatives have different views on equity, according to a new study focusing on Moral Foundations Theory, but are not that different from each other when it comes to the “Protestant work ethic.”

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Aug 19, 2019 Unwittingly Creating Rejection: The Perils of Seeking Support for People with Low Self-Esteem

by Brian P. Don

People with low self-esteem tend to fear social rejection. Recent research suggests this fear of rejection leads them to seek social support in ways that ironically create the very rejection they fear.

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Aug 16, 2019 Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI August 16, 2019

Cabbage rolls, water bottles, and disappointment: See what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology in this week's ICYMI roundup.

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