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Liberals tend to underestimate the amount of actual agreement among those who share their ideology, while conservatives tend to overestimate intra-group agreement.
War experiences have a long-term effect on human psychology, shifting people's motivations toward greater equality for members of their own group.
Companies often put a personal face on products in an attempt to reach a deeper connection with consumers.
When financial gain depends on cooperation, we might expect that people would put aside their differences and focus on the bottom line.
You’re only as old as you feel, or so the saying goes.
Ideologues on both ends of the political spectrum are equally likely to believe their opinions are superior to others', but their feelings of superiority emerge for distinct political issues.
Boosting testosterone can promote generosity, but only when there is no threat of competition.
Drug ads often warn of serious side effects, from nausea and bleeding to blindness, even death.
People pay more attention to the number of people killed in a natural disaster than to the number of survivors when deciding how much money to donate to disaster relief efforts.
Extreme weather may lead people to think more seriously about climate change.
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