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Status hierarchy, attractiveness hierarchy and sex ratio: Explaining the status–aggression link among adolescents

Status hierarchy, attractiveness hierarchy and sex ratio: Three contextual factors explaining the status–aggression link among adolescents From International Journal of Behavioral Development  ** Selected as one of the ten best violence research articles in 2013** http://www.gmw.rug.nl/~veenstra/CV/PsychologyOfViolence13.pdf The fact that aggression among … Continue reading

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Control over domestic decision making reduces women’s interest in workplace power

When “mom’s the boss”: Control over domestic decision making reduces women’s interest in workplace power From Group Processes & Intergroup Relations Although men are typically considered to have more power than women, women are more likely than men to be … Continue reading

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When self-esteem is threatened people reach for the credit card

The plastic trap: Self-threat drives credit usage and status consumption From Social Psychological and Personality Science  This article reveals that when a person’s ego is threatened they sometimes repair their self-worth by purchasing luxury goods and they are more likely … Continue reading

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