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What We Get Wrong About the Criminal Justice System

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Many people don’t understand the link between inequality and incarceration.

Is it Wrong to Show off Your Wealth?

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People differ in how they judge those who flaunt their wealth, and this difference depends on their core moral beliefs.

Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI January 31, 2020

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Patience, allies, and procrastination. Read what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology on this week's ICYMI roundup.

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Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI January 17, 2020

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Humor, favors, and revenge; read what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology on this week's ICYMI roundup.

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Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI November 15, 2019

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From romance to workplaces to hypocrisy, see what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology on this week's ICYMI roundup

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Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI September 20, 2019

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We're back, and publishing every other week here on Character and Context. This week's digital edition is extra full, since it's capturing two editions in one. See what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology in this week's ICYMI roundup.

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To Change Moral Opinions, Use Moral Arguments

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Opinions that are based on moral principles can be very difficult to change, unless persuasive messages make a moral argument.

When Do We Trust People We Disagree With?

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What can Alexander Hamilton teach us about trusting people across the political divide?

Liberals and Conservatives Favor Their Own Groups When Applying Moral Principles

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Although moral principles are thought to be universal, both liberals and conservatives selectively apply their morals depending on who benefits.

Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI July 19, 2019

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Dissonance, politics, and a change in children's drawings...see what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology.

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