The Journal of Experimental Social Psychology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering social psychology. It is published by Elsevier on behalf of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP). According to the 2010 Journal Citation Reports, its impact factor is 2.202. The journal publishes original empirical papers on subjects including social cognition, attitudes, group behaviour, social influence, intergroup relations, self and identity, nonverbal communication, and social psychological aspects of affect and emotion. Its current editor-in-chief is Joel Cooper (Princeton University).
Want honesty? Make it the easiest choice, research suggests
The temptation is always there: include every last bit of income you earned last year on your tax return—or not?
What's in a name? Professor studies the psychological power of the signature
In a world where e-signatures and signing by PIN is becoming increasingly common, the act of signing by hand carries symbolic meaning. Legally, e-signatures and handwritten signatures have the same power, but University of ...
Study finds Asian men, black women underrepresented in magazines
Although publications in recent years have been paying closer attention to diversity, gender stereotypes related to race are still apparent in the pages of U.S. magazines, according to a recent interdisciplinary study conducted ...
Creative work may help unburden secret keepers
Secrets. Most of us have some, and new research led by ILR School professor Jack Goncalo might help us live with them more easily.
Stereotypes lower math performance in women, but effects go unrecognized
A new study from Indiana University suggests that gender stereotypes about women's ability in mathematics negatively impact their performance. And in a significant twist, both men and women wrongly believe those stereotypes ...
Research shows that working together boosts motivation
(Medical Xpress)—When people are treated as partners working together with others – even when physically apart – their motivation increases, according to new Stanford research.
Gender equality leads to more Olympic medals for men and women
Gender equality boosts a country's Olympic medal count for both women and men, shows a new study from the University of British Columbia.
New research shows that asking for a precise number during negotiations can give you the upper hand
With so much on the line for job seekers in this difficult economic climate, a lot of new hires might be wondering how—or whether at all—to negotiate salary when offered a new position. A recently published study on the ...
Difficult-to-read font reduces political polarity, study finds
(Phys.org)—Liberals and conservatives who are polarized on certain politically charged subjects become more moderate when reading political arguments in a difficult-to-read font, researchers report in a new study. Likewise, ...
Having a Tony Stark at the office is fine as long as you hire a Pepper Potts
(Phys.org)—Not every company has an Iron Man, but many have a Tony Stark – a highly powerful, intensely-focused individual who often ignores risk in order to achieve his or her goals.