News tagged with journal of experimental social psychology
Getting people to think about morality as a matter of objective facts rather than subjective preferences may lead to improved moral behavior, Boston College researchers report in the Journal of Experimental So ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 29, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (9) | 13 |
A new study reveals a simple strategy that people can use to minimize how angry and aggressive they get when they are provoked by others.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 4 |
Drinking enough alcohol to become intoxicated increases aggression significantly in people who have one particular personality trait, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 19, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—People assigned to positions of power tend to dehumanize those in less powerful positions even when the roles are randomly assigned, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 07, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 8 |
What does "free time" mean to you? When you're not at work, do you pass the time -- or spend it?
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 06, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Social misfits, rejoice. You might be more like Steve Jobs, Lady Gaga and Albert Einstein than you realize, if rejection boosts your creativity, reports a new Cornell study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 18, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study provides the first experimental evidence that the negative effects of playing violent video games can accumulate over time.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | 3.2 / 5 (5) | 4 |
Mothers have been telling their children to stop slouching for ages. It turns out that mom was onto something and that poor posture not only makes a bad impression, but can actually make you physically weaker. According ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Moving in harmony can make people feel more connected to one another and, as a result, lead to positive collective action. Think of those feel-good vibes created in a yoga class as students move in unison through their downward-facing ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
Ever wonder why that government clerk was so rude and condescending? Or why the mid-level manager at your company always doles out the most demeaning tasks? Or, on a more profound level, why the guards at Abu Ghraib tortured ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 20, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Paying it forward - a popular expression for extending generosity to others after someone has been generous to you - is a heartwarming concept, but it is less common than repaying greed with greed, according to new research ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
The Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (JESP) is a scientific journal published by Psychology Press, and is distributed as part of dues to the membership of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP). It is highly cited and is considered one of the field's top journals.
JESP publishes original empirical papers on subjects like social cognition, attitudes, group behaviour, social influence, intergroup relations, self and identity, nonverbal communication, and social psychological aspects of affect and emotion.
Its current editor is Joel Cooper.
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