Jul 12, 2021
Movies and television often show romance sparking when two strangers meet. Real-life couples, however, are far more likely to begin as friends. Two-thirds of romantic relationships start out platonically, a new study in Social Psychological and Personality Science finds.
Jun 21, 2021
Relationships are often undermined by everyday frustrations like work stress or financial anxiety, but how do couples handle a challenge as unprecedented as the COVID-19 pandemic?
Sep 08, 2020
A good reputation is extremely valuable in social life, but people sometimes do things that harm their reputations.
Aug 31, 2020
Want to get someone to wear a mask or practice social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic? Argue that face coverings and keeping six-feet apart will protect others, says new research from Ball State University.
Jul 30, 2020
In a pair of studies, social psychologists propose that widespread perceptions that white people are wealthy, and that Black people are poor, may shape the way people experience their own status.
Apr 06, 2020
Belief in all powerful supernatural entities that police moral behavior between people has been shown to promote prosocial behavior between co-religionists. But do these effects extend to members of different religious groups?