Tag archive for ‘Psychological Science’
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

To Please Your Friends, Tell Them What They Already Know

  We love to tell friends and family about experiences we’ve had and they haven’t—from exotic vacations to celebrity sightings—but new research suggests that these stories don’t thrill them quite More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

When a “Golden Opportunity” to Bribe Arises, It’s Hard to Pass Up

Corrupt behavior that happens once, in response to a sudden opportunity, may be easier to rationalize than repeated unethical behaviors.   In four studies, psychology researchers find that people are more More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, November 13th, 2016

$384, 961.42 for a House? When Precise Bids Work and When They Backfire

Making a very precise offer for a car or a house may hurt your chances of success if you’re negotiating with someone who has expertise in that area, according to research published in Psychological More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Study: People Can Be Convinced They Committed Crimes that Never Happened

Evidence from some wrongful-conviction cases suggests that suspects can be questioned in ways that lead them to falsely believe in and confess to committing crimes they didn’t actually commit. New research More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

New Study Examines Link between Brain Cortex and Food Buying Habits

Will that be a pizza for you or will you go for a salad? Choosing what you eat is not simply a matter of taste, conclude scientists in a new study at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Faces are more likely to seem alive when we want to feel connected

– Feeling socially disconnected may lead us to lower our threshold for determining that another being is animate or alive, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal More...

Jewish Business News Service On Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Warning! Warning Labels Can Be Dangerous to Your Health

– Tel Aviv University research shows that some warning labels can make products like cigarettes more appealing. –   – Many products, like cigarettes and medications, are stamped More...

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