Overconfidence linked to one's view of intelligence

Washington State University researcher Joyce Ehrlinger has found that a person's tendency to be overconfident increases if he or she thinks intelligence is fixed and unchangeable.

You are willing to pay more for a house when it is cold

With a Veni grant, psychologist Hans IJzerman is doing research into the function of temperature and body temperature in social relations. And guess what he found? A cold environment changes a house into a real 'home'. After ...

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 ...

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