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When it comes to helping patients make the best choices for themselves, sometimes you have to challenge their usual way of dealing with the world, according to new research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
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Diminishing a person’s belief in free will leads to them feeling less like their true selves, according to recent research published in Social Psychological and Personality Science.
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Though they meet thousands of new people in their lifetime, what underlying psychological factors might couples use to stay committed to their partners? According to a recent study, people in relationships actually see tempting people outside of their partnership as less attractive.
Selfie time: Nicholas Rule, associate professor and Canada Research Chair in Social Perception and Cognition at U of T with postdoctoral researcher, Daniel Re
When University of Toronto psychologist Daniel Re set out to study the habits of selfie-takers on social media, no amount of overestimation could have prepared him for the high opinions people seem to have of themselves online.
A business person stands in the bakground, thier hand up, as if refusing to accept a large amount of money that is visible in front of them.
Focusing the powerful to think about how they should behave may serve as a potential form of “preventative medicine” against the abuse of power.
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A recent social psychology study shines a light on how cultural differences affect what voters judge and value most in the facial appearance of potential leaders.

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