By Jesse Singal. People should dispense themselves of the notion that when they sit down to reason a problem through carefully, the act of doing so automatically shields them from the effects of political bias.
By Emily Reynolds. Participants had more positive feelings towards a stranger who was part of their political in-group than a friend who turned out to be a member of a political out-group
By Emily Reynolds. After attending participatory meetings, Chinese and American workers displayed less authoritarianism and expressed more concern about social injustices.
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. Young children felt that peers and authority figures both had a duty to stop a bully, but adults thought only the authority figure was obligated.
It is fascinating to wonder how these effects might play out in the real world, particularly in international politics. By Christian Jarrett
By Jesse Singal. There is a link between ideology and replication-woes, but it’s more complicated than many thought.
By Jesse Singal. Even judgments about free will can’t escape the gut-impulse nature that underlies so much human moralising.
By Emma Young. Findings come from analysis of millions of pages of online text from 45 different languages
By Emily Reynolds. Sans serif fonts are seen as more liberal — but our own political ideology also influences our judgements