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  • Causal knowledge promotes behavioral self-regulation: An example using climate change dynamics 

    Sewell, DK; Rayner, PJ; Shank, DB; Guy, S; Lilburn, SD; Saber, S; Kashima, Y (PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2017-09-07)
    Adopting successful climate change mitigation policies requires the public to choose how to balance the sometimes competing goals of managing CO2 emissions and achieving economic growth. It follows that collective action ...
  • In the context of romantic attraction, beautification can increase assertiveness in women 

    Blake, KR; Brooks, R; Arthur, LC; Denson, TF (PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2020-03-10)
    Can beautification empower women to act assertively? Some women report that beautification is an agentic and assertive act, whereas others find beautification to be oppressive and disempowering. To disentangle these effects, ...
  • The evolution of extreme cooperation via shared dysphoric experiences! 

    Whitehouse, H; Jong, J; Buhrmester, MD; Gomez, A; Bastian, B; Kavanagh, CM; Newson, M; Matthews, M; Lanman, JA; Mckay, R; ... (NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2017-03-14)
    Willingness to lay down one's life for a group of non-kin, well documented historically and ethnographically, represents an evolutionary puzzle. Building on research in social psychology, we develop a mathematical model ...

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