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Psychology

Being an Effective Ally
5 months ago

Being an Effective Ally

Male allies can play a powerful role in combating chauvinistic behavior toward women, but they can also unintentionally contribute to sexism, a recent study found. “Helping or Hurting? Understanding Women’s …
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Attention, Drivers!
1 year ago

Attention, Drivers!

Automated cars are becoming more common, but they still require drivers to react to dangers that aren’t detected by an automated system. New research from Rice and Texas Tech University …
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Distraction Actions
1 year ago

Distraction Actions

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Rice researchers examined the relationship between people who use multiple digital devices at once (known as media multitaskers) and how they perceive people they have never previously met. …
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How To Negotiate
2 years ago

How To Negotiate

One strategy that works is to get angry — but not too angry, say researchers. Displaying a moderate amount of anger during a negotiation process is perceived as being …
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ABSTRACT | Summer 2016
4 years ago

ABSTRACT | Summer 2016

Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence by Timothy Morton (Columbia University Press, 2016)

Part philosophical treatise, part historical account and part lyric essay, “Dark Ecology” offers …
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