By Matthew Warren. But it is unclear whether results of Canadian study generalise to other regions.
The research also suggested that if we distrust a politician, we’re more likely to notice their evasions. By Alex Fradera
By Christian Jarrett Many of us get the sense that our elected politicians are out of touch, that they are…
By Christian Jarrett. Even when compared against other populist leaders, Trump came out as having the lowest scores of all on agreeableness, conscientiousness and emotional stability, and the highest scores for narcissism and Machiavellianism.
By Emily Reynolds. Punny tweets from political candidates went against participants’ expectations and made them seem less credible.
By Emma Young. While “embodied remorse” does improve people’s perceptions of a transgressor, it doesn’t lead to forgiveness.
By Matthew Warren. We are all predisposed to believe repeated information regardless of our own particular cognitive profile.
Much of the leadership literature to date has suggested there are only benefits to expressing moral positions, making this one of the first studies to show a potential downside. By Alex Fradera
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By Matthew Warren. We can minimise the “illusory truth effect” by comparing information against our own knowledge when we first encounter it.