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Is long-term love more than a rare phenomenon? If so, what are its correlates?

From Social Psychological and Personality Science Valentine’s Day is upon us and many thoughts around the world turn to love. What is romantic love? Can it last forever? This article considers how romantic love adapts in long term relationships. Recently … Continue reading

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Overconfidence pays when the audience knows the least

Complex Social Consequences of Self-Knowledge From Social Psychological and Personality Science Job applicants are taught to project confidence in interviews, but can overconfidence trip them up and put off employers? For this research participants read application materials to join a … Continue reading

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People should trust their gut instinct about others, their impressions are usually right

Do we know when our impressions of others are valid? Evidence for realistic accuracy awareness in first impressions of personality From Social Psychological and Personality Science First impressions are important, and they usually contain a healthy dose both of accuracy … Continue reading

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