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They Obviously Didn’t Stand a Chance : Hindsight Bias in Judgments of a Dating Couple
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 ...
"It's Your Turn, Whether You Want to or Not" : Men's and Women's Household Task Distribution Preferences
To investigate gender differences in activity preferences in a sample without lifetime constraints, we asked young men and women to report their foreseen enjoyment of various household and childcare tasks. We predict that ...
Sharing the Load : Men's and Women's Attitudes Toward Household and Childcare Tasks
Studies suggest that the division of household labor and childcare, even in dual-earner households, is imbalanced. Women spend more time than men do on household and childcare tasks. Gender differences in childcare ...
I've Chosen Well, But Perhaps I Could Do Better : Maximizing Tendencies and Romantic Relationship Judgments
People make choices in nearly every domain of life, and individuals differ in their choice-making strategies: maximizers search extensively for the best possible option. Satisficers search just until they encounter an ...
Spin : Psychological Scientists Use Casual Language to Describe Non-Casual Data
Misrepresentation of data, or “spin,” comes in various forms and can be intentional or unintentional. One of the most prevalent forms of spin involves misleading interpretation – specifically, making causal claims that ...