Psychology

Less 'Feminine' Looking? Your Sexual Harassment Claims May Be Seen As Less Credible

In 11 multi-method experiments involving more than 4,000 total participants designed to investigate the effect a victim's fit to the concept of a typical woman had on participants' view of sexual harassment and the consequences of that mental ass ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 19 2021 - 11:28am

Most Don't Need Social Authoritarianism When It Comes To The Environment, Asking Works Just As Well

If a tourist doesn't know messing around with a coral reef is bad, they may try to touch them or pet turtles, but after being told by someone local that it has risks for the nature they are there to see they far less likely to do so. A new paper found ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 11 2021 - 3:06pm

Fast Answers Are More Likely To Be Believed

'The right thing, the wrong thing, do it with authority is a common' is a common statement for leadership behavior. Humans take comfort in confidence. Even in things like facts; the faster the answer the more likely others will believe it.  ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 16 2021 - 12:37pm

Did COVID-19 Kill The Anti-vax Movement?

In past years there has been ongoing concern that not enough people got the annual flu vaccine. Some of it was laziness, some of it was lack of education. There were few outright deniers that flu was a problem. Instead, it seemed to be the opposite. If som ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 26 2021 - 6:26pm