January 2010

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Why Smart People Do Dumb or Irrational Things: 10 More Brilliant Social Psychology Studies

26 January 2010

A wealth of psychological insights from ten more key social psychology studies.

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The 7 Psychological Principles of Scams: Protect Yourself by Learning the Techniques

21 January 2010

How hustlers trick 3.2 million people each year in the UK into handing over £3.5 billion.

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Cheating: Does Deindividuation Encourage It?

19 January 2010

Classic social psychology experiment on Halloween shows how groups, anonymity, modelling and shifting of responsibility encourage people to cheat.

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Stereotypes: Why We Act Without Thinking

7 January 2010

Three classic experiments show how stereotypes can influence our behaviour without our knowledge.

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Finding The Surprising Gaps in Your Self-Knowledge

5 January 2010

Are you an independent person? Classic social psychology research suggests some people can’t tell.

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