Archive | April, 2022


27 Apr


27 Apr

An article in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology suggested that although extreme protest behaviors, such as blocking highways, vandalism, and provocative rhetoric, bring more attention to a cause, they weaken support, even among those who are sympathetic to the cause. (In brief. Some protest tactics work better than others. Monitor on Psychology, 2020, 51(6), p. 11)


24 Apr

Lily Tomlin: I always wanted to be somebody, but I see now I should have been more specific.


18 Apr

Dwight D. Eisenhower: Don’t join the book burners. Don’t think you’re going to conceal faults by concealing evidence evidence that they ever existed.


10 Apr

Across 8 online experiments, people underreported exam scores, travel mileage, and gambling winnings to try to appear honest. (In brief. To be honest, I’m lying. Monitor on Psychology, 2020, 51(5), pp. 15-16)


3 Apr

Hoarding disorders tend to manifest in childhood or adolescence and to worsen with every passing decade. Treatment using cognitive behavior therapy is the most studied for this disorder; however it at best reduces symptomatology by less than half. (Weir, K. Treating people with hoarding disorder. Monitor on Psychology, 2020, 5 (2)