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By age four, children are already willing to make sacrifices in the name of group loyalty
What stops people raising the alarm when a friend heads down the dark path toward violent extremism?
A timely study published in Behavioural Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression has looked into the crucial role played by the friends of...
BPS Research Digest: are religious people more prejudiced?
If so many religions are founded on tolerance, why can some highly religious people act in an such an intolerant fashion? Finding the cause of this...
Our editor's pick of this week's 10 best psychology and neuroscience links:Why Behavioral Economics is Cool, and I’m NotAt Medium, Organisational...
Research Digest: Are disagreeable people more creative?
Tales of Steve Jobs' 'jerkiness' are legendary. Other iconic creative visionaries have similarly been known for their difficult personalities,...
Research Digest: Men. women and flat-pack furniture assembly
In 2008, Petra Hesser – the then head of flat-pack furniture company IKEA in Germany, now the group's Global Human Resources Manager – made...
Research Digest: Why do we love to hate all those evil villains?
Darth Vader. Hannibal Lecter. Lord Voldemort. In literature and in film, it's often the villains who steal the show. In John Milton's 'Paradise...
Research Digest: Meeting the man who murdered your brother
While restorative justice is becoming an increasingly common practice, psychologically informed research into its effects is relatively rare.Our...
Research Digest: The secret to a conflict-proof relationship
A relationship under strain can be helped by a dose of understanding. In itself, this is no new insight, and it makes sense that understanding your...
Our editor's pick of this week's 10 best psychology and neuroscience links:A Matter of Life and DeathCelia Kitzinger and Sue Wilkinson at The...
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