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Stress

Use Stress to Your Advantage by Kelly McGonigal. To perform under pressure, research finds that welcoming anxiety is more helpful than calming down. More.

Bias

Fixing the Problem of Liberal Bias in Social Psychology by Piercarlo Valdesolo. Does Social Psychology need more political diversity? Here’s one thing on which everyone can agree: social psychology is overwhelmingly composed of liberals (around 85%). The question of why […]

Meddling

The Meddling Prince by Steven Novella. Context is important. If a celebrity promotes a good cause, such as Michael J. Fox raising awareness about Parkinson’s disease, then that is considered altruism and charity. If, however, they promote something with which […]