The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) is an academic society for personality and social psychologists with over 7000 members worldwide. SPSP was founded in 1974 and it serves as Division 8 of the American Psychological Association and publishes the journals Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin and Personality and Social Psychology Review and the biannual newsletter, Dialogue. It also co-publishes the journal Social and Personality and Psychology Science.

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Morality plays a role in everyday lives, from interactions with friends and strangers, to political views and social influences. Social psychologists from the University of Pennsylvania wanted to know whether there was a ...

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Some research shows facts are better received when presented on their own. Other studies show facts are more accepted when interwoven with stories; stories can help bridge emotional connections. If someone is trying to persuade ...

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Online mirrors: Video bloggers and viewers share emotions

An amusing commercial shows someone having a bad day, and how that person's mood affects each person down the line, with more bad moods. This emotional "contagion" may be a real-world phenomenon, and it appears that what ...

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