News tagged with social psychologists

Do you fear you are missing out?

Does checking Twitter and Facebook to see what your friends are up to make you feel like you are missing out on all the fun? Researchers have come up with a way of measuring the modern day concept of the "fear of missing ...

Apr 29, 2013
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Yankee fans keep enemy Red Sox closer, study shows

Fans of the New York Yankees incorrectly perceive Fenway Park, home of the archrival Boston Red Sox, to be closer to New York City than is Camden Yards, home of the Baltimore Orioles, a study by New York University psychologists ...

Jun 18, 2012
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New study shows "undecideds" not impartial

As the U.S. presidential election approaches, political analysts are paying a lot of attention to the undecided. New research by a team of psychologists from Canada, Italy and Switzerland shows that undecideds are not impartial, ...

May 01, 2012
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