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Cheaters often use cognitive tricks to minimize the significance of their infidelity

It did not mean anything (about me) Cognitive dissonance theory and the cognitive and affective consequences of romantic infidelity From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships Most people see themselves as being very loyal and faithful and consider romantic infidelity … Continue reading

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Language plays a critical role in every form of prejudice

Language and prejudice: Direct and moderated effects From Journal of Language and Social Psychology    In the ever-increasing globalization of the world, there has been a parallel increase in the amount of contact between members of different social groups, and thus, … Continue reading

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