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Those Shoes are so You! : Personality Expressed in Shoes
People express their personality traits and attitudes in many ways. People express themselves in the way they speak and carry themselves, what they post on social media, the leisure activities they pursue, the music they ...
Attitudes on Immigrants : Stories vs. Statistics
The topic of immigration is a politically polarizing issue despite the U.S.A.’s characterization as a post-racial nation-state. In the current research, we tested the hypothesis that people’s attitudes about immigration ...
Motivated Numeracy : How People Interpret Statistics About Gender Differences
Numeric problems, like those shown in the 2x2 matrices to the right, require people to calculate two proportions and then compare the proportions in order to get the correct answer. In general, thinking in terms of proportions ...
Unwarranted Blame : The Role of Hindsight Bias in Judgments of Suicide Likelihood and Preventability
Hindsight bias is commonly referred to as the “I knew it all along” effect. Individuals who are informed of a specific outcome prior to judging how the event will pan out perceive that outcome as more likely to occur than ...
Primed to Perceive Harm : People’s Responses to Ambiguous Statements as a Function of Priming
Microaggressions were originally defined as “brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative racial ...